Activities

Healthy Athletes – Healthy Hearing

The Healthy Hearing discipline of Healthy Athletes provides comprehensive hearing screenings and follow-up recommendations. The main goals of this program are to inform athletes, parents, coaches or caregivers about the detection of possible ear and hearing problems, recommend follow-up as...

Healthy Athletes – Fit Feet

https://youtu.be/UMPVR36FSeY General Foot Care (PDF) Athletes Get "Fit" For Games (Video) Other SOMD Healthy Athletes Disciplines

90 Day Fit 5 Challenge Recap

Our athletes participated in the 90 Day Fit 5 Fitness Challenge from September 22nd - December 21st! This challenge was designed to encourage athletes to create a healthier lifestyle by meeting their physical activity, nutrition, and hydration goals for 90 days. Participants tracked their...

Maintaining Mental Health During the Holidays

A National Alliance of Mental Illness study showed that 64% of people with mental illness report holidays make their conditions worse. “For many people, the holiday season is not always the most wonderful time of the year,” said NAMI medical...

National Eat a Red Apple Day

National Eat a Red Apple Day encourages everyone to eat a red apple on December 1st! As the saying goes, “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away,” so put that theory to the taste and eat a red apple!...

Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and we want to encourage all of our athletes to pledge to support others who have been hurt or harmed, treat others with kindness, be more accepting of people’s differences, and help include those...

Certified Athlete Leaders: Social Media Influencers

Our Athlete Leaders have become Influencers! 9 Athlete Leaders have started their journey to becoming Social Media Influencers to help share about their lives, involvement with SOMD, advocate for their athlete friends, and create a positive space about health, wellness,...

World Smile Day

World Smile Day is celebrated on the first Friday in October each year. In 1963, Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts, created the smiley face. The smiley face went on to be a recognizable symbol of goodwill and...

SECU Kindness

Through acts of kindness, no matter the scale, we are able to strengthen an invisible connection we all have to each other and our community. Something we can’t always see, but rather something we can feel and experience.  Whether we...

90 Day Fit 5 Fitness Challenge

Did you know that it takes 21 days to make a habit and 90 days to make it a permanent lifestyle change? The 21/90 rule states that once you have established a habit, you can turn it into a lifestyle...