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Worksite Wellness Programming

Law Enforcement Team Training

Law Enforcement Team Training happens in biweekly session and promotes movement quality and movement preparation in order to prevent on the job injuries while increasing officer strength and endurance.

Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays are geared at increasing the knowledge of positive health behavior of first responders and providing first responders with the tools needed to access these health-promoting behaviors.

Movement Breaks for Dispatch

Dispatchers are often the forgotten personnel in our first responder system.  These individuals who answer 911 calls need to remain calm and collected in helping the community get emergency assistance when needed.  Working in this high-stress environment can lead to physical and mental burnout, we offer biweekly movement breaks to educate and teach corrective exercises to help alleviate the physical pains of the job plus the promotes mental well-being. 

Athletic Training Services

Athletic Training faculty and students provide primary athletic training services at local fire departments. The services offered aid in the prevention of worksite injuries and help to increase recover time.

Services include:

  • Injury and illness prevention
  • Wellness promotion and education
  • Emergent care
  • Examination and clinical diagnosis
  • Therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions

Contact Information

Bridget Melton, Ed.D

Email: bmelton@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 6/22/2020