March 14, 2014 - Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine and Claiborne 24/7 Fitness will be hosting a Fitness Expo on Saturday, April 5, from noon until 4 p.m. in the parking lots of American Rental and Claiborne 24/7 Fitness at 865 Highway 33 South, New Tazewell, Tenn., (next to Gose Park). The event is free and the community is invited to attend.

The Expo will include a variety of vendors and activities, including fitness competitions, mountain biking and hiking information, nutrition information, tobacco cessation information and free health screenings provided by students and faculty from LMU-DCOM. In addition, LMU-DCOM student groups will be on hand with information about osteopathic medicine in celebration of National Osteopathic Medicine Week, which runs from April 13-April 19. Fitness competitions include Pump Your Guns contest, Pull-Up contest and Bench Your Weight contest with prizes available for each.

Other agencies participating in the event include the National Guard, the New Tazewell Fire Department, LMU-DCOM student groups SAMOPS and SOMA and the University Medical Clinic. Co-sponsors include American Rental, Claiborne 24/7 Fitness and LMU-DCOM. The National Guard will be bringing a rock climbing wall for the community and the LMU-DCOM students will demonstrate osteopathic manipulative treatment techniques.

For more information contact Jeffrey Simons at

The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. LMU-DCOM is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of osteopathic physicians to provide health care in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7108, email, or visit us online at

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