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K-State Today

February 16, 2017

Military spouses: Register today for a program especially for you

Submitted by Emily Mailey

The K-State kinesiology department needs participants for an innovative health and wellness research program designed especially for Fort Riley military spouses. The program, InDependent But Not Alone: A Journey to Finding Balance for Military Spouses, is open to all military spouses.

The free program starts Saturday, March 11, with a kickoff event in Manhattan. This is a 10-week web-based program that encourages spouses to prioritize their own health and well-being. We conceptualize health broadly to include emotional and social well-being as well as health behaviors such as physical activity, diet and stress management.

Fort Riley spouses can register online. This page includes a link to our FAQ if you would like more information about the program. Please share with other military spouses who may be interested in participating.

Questions? Please email lead investigator Emily Mailey at emailey@k-state.edu. This study has been reviewed by the Institutional Review Board and received approval No. 8065.