Getting Started


 

Runner in starting block

 

It is recommended that you consult with a medical professional prior to beginning any fitness program, particularly if you answer yes to one or more of the following questions;

 

 

    • Has your doctor every said that you have a heart condition?
    • Do you feel pain in your chest or on your left side (neck, shoulder, or arm) when you exercise?
    • In the past month, have you had chest pains when you were not exercising?
    • Has your doctor told you that you have high blood pressure?
    • Is your doctor currently prescribing medications for blood pressure or a heart condition?
    • Do you often feel faint or have dizzy spells?
    • Do you feel extremely breathless after mild activity?
    • Do you have a bone or joint problem that could be made worse by a change in your physical activity?
    • Do you have a health condition not listed here that may interfere with an exercise program?

Contact Us

Human Resource Services
Phone: 
780-492-2249
Fax: 780-492-0798
E-mail: org.health@ualberta.ca