Armed Forces Wellness Center
Armed Forces Wellness Centers seek to empower healthy behavior change through standardized evidenced-based health education, health coaching, and advanced testing technology.
Service Members, Family Members, Retirees, Department of Defense Civilians
Scope Of Practice
• Provides health assessments, exercise prescription, nutrition counseling, weight management, stress management, and anthropometric testing for active-duty soldiers, spouses, retirees, family members, and DoD civilians.
• Applies the transtheoretical model of behavior change, self-efficacy, social cognitive theory, motivational interviewing techniques and relapse prevention.
• Creates unique programs to support clients’ health-related goals, increase quality of life, and implement sustainable healthy habits to improve health outcomes.
• Supporting performance optimization through unit assessment testing in non-H2F units to achieve healthy body fat percentages, improve physical fitness test scores, and educate proper dietary habits.
• Utilizes advanced technology to accurately determine clients VO2 max, resting metabolic rate, risk of musculoskeletal injury, percent of body fat, and stress levels.
• Supports Soldiers enrolled in Army Body Composition Program
through unique exercise and nutrition programs.
• Supports the supplementary body fat percentage testing guidelines stated in AR600-9 for soldiers in the Army Body Composition program
• Provides service and capability brief to requesting units throughout the installation.
Programs and Services Offered
• Health assessment review - An analysis of a person's health status, risk for disease, and ability to increase physical activity safely.
• Physical fitness - Using state-of-the-art equipment, physical fitness level is assessed and used to create an individualized exercise prescription.
• Healthy nutrition - Test resting metabolic rate to provide tailored strategies for weight loss, gain or maintenance.
• Stress management - Education in biofeedback, stress relief techniques, and positive coping skills.
• General wellness education - Classes on topics such as healthy lifestyles, good sleep habits, increased resiliency, preventing chronic disease through healthy living habits, and self-care.
• Tobacco education - An assessment of an individual's readiness to change with a discussion of possible options for becoming tobacco-free.
Please contact AFWC for appointment preparation requirements.
Make an Appointment
• Referral by a healthcare provider (required for dependents under the age of 18)
• Referral by your unit
• Self-referral – call or come in to schedule an appointment and gather any special instructions.
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