Youngstown State University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program is launching "Walk with a Doc" at Southern Park Mall this month to help encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages.
The free program begins 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the mall's center concourse will continue the last Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. for the remainder of 2018.
A doctor will be on hand to provide a brief educational session on a relevant health topic and then will lead the group on a walk at each participant's own pace.
Each session will also include light refreshments, blood pressure and heart rate checks, and the opportunity to talk with students in the YSU DPT program about embracing an active and healthy lifestyle.
Sessions will be 9 a.m. on the following Thursdays:
January 25, 2018
February 22, 2018*
March 29, 2018
April 26, 2018
May 31, 2018
June 28, 2018
July 26, 2018*
August 30, 2018
September 27, 2018
October 25, 2018
November 29, 2018
December 27, 2018
The program is free. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 330-941-1963 or 412-417-8598.