Health screenings available at Cowtown Expo

Cowtown Expo Health Screenings

The Cowtown Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, sponsored by UNT Health Science Center, will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27 and 28, and will feature free health screenings.

The Expo will be located at Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr. in Fort Worth. It will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

The UNT Health Science Center booth will offer free screenings, including:

  • blood pressure
  • cholesterol
  • glucose
  • functional movement
  • musculoskeletal – OMT
  • body-fat analysis (by request)
  • nutrition, stretching and hydration tips

The Cowtown Marathon, held Friday, Feb. 27, through Sunday, March 1, is the largest multi-race running event in the state of Texas. Founded 37 years ago by UNTHSC, the event has grown to include a kids 5K, adult 5K, a 10K, half marathon, marathon and ultra marathon races. More than 300 UNTHSC faculty, staff and students volunteer for the event each year.

Darrin D’Agostino, DO, MPH, Chair of Internal Medicine at UNTHSC, once again will serve as Medical Director of the event.

For more information about the Health & Fitness Expo booth, visit the UNT Health Science Center Facebook page
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