The University of Vermont Wellness Environment: Feasibility and Initial Results of a College Undergraduate Health-Promoting Program.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The University of Vermont Wellness Environment program is a neuroscience-inspired, incentive-based behavioral change program designed to improve health and academic outcomes in college-age students. The program uses health promotion and illness prevention delivered in classrooms, residential halls, and via a customized App that incentivizes healthy behaviors and monitors the use of health-promoting activities. This article presents feasibility data on participation of college students in ongoing data collection about key outcomes related to health and well-being. The data collection component were easily implemented in college students and yielded high-quality data.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bai, Y; Copeland, WE; Adams, Z; Lerner, M; King, JA; Szopinski, S; Devadanam, V; Rettew, J; Hudziak, J

Published Date

  • April 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 247 - 265

PubMed ID

  • 30832956

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-0490

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chc.2018.11.011


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States