Physical Health and Wellness Resources

On-Campus Resources


  • Campus Recreation: R. Brad Martin Student Wellness Center
    3735 Southern Ave. 
    Memphis, TN 38152
    Campus Recreation Contact

    Your student fees pay for your membership! Free access is available to all current UofM students with a valid student ID. Campus Recreation has fitness classes, personal trainers (for a fee), the Tiger Food Lab, aquatics, intramural sports and much more!

  • Physical Wellness Resources
      Physical wellness includes but is not limited to, fitness, nutrition, sleep health, sexual behaviors, etc.
      Wellness Resources  
      Student Health Center
      200 Hudson Health Center
      Memphis, TN 38152

      Chronic Disease and Diabetes Education 
      Tiffany Burks-Sanders, LMSW
      Wellness and Engagement Counselor
      Student Health and Counseling Services
      901-678-2287 or 901-678-2068
      Nutrition Services
      Schedule A Consultation  

Faculty, Staff and Parents

The Campus Recreation Center offers memberships at various membership levels for degreed alumni, full-time faculty and staff, temp/contracted or adjunct faculty, community partners, and the community. Students with valid student IDs may also purchase a household membership for $60 per semester. Student Household memberships are available to purchase beginning on the first day of each semester.
  Membership Office


Off-Campus Resources

  • Off-Campus Health Clinics:

  • Off-Campus Gyms:
     Esporta Fitness
     4572 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38117
     (901) 203-5361
     HOTWORX - Memphis, TN (East Memphis)
     431 S Highland St #118, Memphis, TN 38111
     (901) 341-4800
     East Memphis Athletic Club
     426 S Grove Park Rd, Memphis, TN 38117
     (901) 509-8905
     Crunch Fitness - White Station
     827 S White Station Rd, Memphis, TN 38117
     (901) 300-7199
     ATC Fitness
     4682 Spottswood Ave, Memphis, TN 38117
     (901) 584-7889
     Orangetheory Fitness
     4615 Poplar Ave #12, Memphis, TN 38117
     (901) 421-5785
     Iron Tribe Fitness - East Memphis
     454 Perkins Extd, Memphis, TN 38117
     (901) 590-2095
     Wellhouse Fitness, LLC
     5384 Poplar Ave Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38119
     (901) 730-0430
     Planet Fitness
     1635 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
     (901) 509-2074


Online Resources

  • Campus Recreation- The University of Memphis fully equipped a recreation center with fitness classes, personal trainers (for a fee), the Tiger Food Lab, aquatics, intramural sports, and much more!

  • MyFitnessPal - Fitness and nutrition log and tips.

  • No-equipment-needed workout

  • Exercise recommendations by the American College of Sports Medicine-Research show that regular physical activity offers numerous health benefits including, but not limited to, the regulation of blood pressure, management of anxiety and depression, and the prevention of weight gain. ACSM provides recommendations and guidelines for physical activity and exercise based on the latest science and insights from health professionals. (Retrieved from: https://www.acsm.org/education-resources/trending-topics-resources/physical-activity-guidelines)

  • Prevention and wellness help- Learn to make healthy lifestyle choices for you and your family with information on nutrition, exercise, occupational health, and preventive services. (Retrieved From: https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/)

  • Fitness class videos- Healthline's recommendation for the top free YouTube channels for weight training.

  • Ask The Trainer
    Now available for UofM students and Wellness Center members only!
    It's not about perfection or a specific number on a scale. We aren't here to change you into something you're not. We are here to help you be the healthiest you can be. Our certified personal trainers will kick-start your success and keep you motivated to find your optimal wellness plan. We will teach you how to maximize your workouts, learn good workout techniques, and meet the fitness goals that matter the most to you. Sessions last one hour.  (Retrieved from: https://www.memphis.edu/campusrec/fitness/personal-training.php)

  • Online Diabetes Education -Church Health offers an online version of its Diabetes Education Class. The four-part series teaches the basics of diabetes, its role in the body, diabetes medication, and chronic disease management. In addition to these topics, the class focus at length on nutrition for diabetics.