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WorkStrong Program

The WorkStrong program is a UC system-wide initiative that provides specialized health and wellness programs for those who have been injured on the job. UC WorkStrong is a comprehensive program designed to reduce the risk of further injury and promote overall health and wellness. The program is free and is designed to fit each individual’s needs.

University of California WorkStrong

Workstrong Flier

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Contact Us

University Health Services
2222 Bancroft Way (Second floor)
Berkeley, CA 94720

Call: (510) 642-6891

Hours: The clinic is open Monday-Friday, 8am-11:45am and 12:45pm-4:45pm, excluding university holidays.

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please call (510) 642-6891 for work-related injuries or illnesses. Appointments are available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

To cancel an appointment, please call (510) 642-6891. If you need to cancel a medical screening appointment, please call at least 4 hours prior to the appointment.

Program Benefits

  • Pre- and post-body composition assessments included
  • Pre- and post-flexibility/mobility and strength assessments
  • Flexible hours geared towards what works best for you
  • Focused on functional strength for your workplace
  • 6 months access to the University of California Recreational Sports Facilities

Fitness and Post-Rehab Training

WorkStrong clients will receive training from a certified trainer, who will design an in-depth program that is personalized to the needs of the client.

Nutrition and Weight Management

Clients receive one-on-one sessions with a registered dietitian for nutrition counseling. Clients will learn about nutrition and lifestyle, set realistic behavior change goals, and find ways to eat healthier that fit into their schedule and lifestyle.

Life Balance and Stress Reduction

Our team of instructors, trainers and fitness experts will help you form those stress reduction strategies geared towards making you feel better day by day.

Campus Wellness Programs

Throughout the year, programs are offered that promote the 7 dimensions of wellness to help achieve life balance.


Get Started Today

Contact our WorkStrong Program Coordinator to learn how you can get involved in this program.

Jennifer Guerra, WorkStrong Coordinator
jenniferguerra@berkeley.edu
(510) 664-5133

This was huge and I have been able to make permanent changes to my lifestyle choices thanks to WorkStrong!
Gerardo C. WorkStrong Graduate, November 2019

Working with my trainer Nick was great. He was extremely supportive and was extra sensitive to my injuries and limitations. The nutritionist, Karen, was also great to work with, and I learned a lot. I successfully addressed losing weight, getting stronger, started an actual exercise routine, and began eating healthier all within the WorkStrong program. I also felt my confidence and self-esteem boosted by this program.

I would recommend this program highly to others, and very strongly suggest that people use a nutrition and food calorie guide. I used the tool to track my steps, food consumption, how much I exercised, my weight, and how much water I drank. This was huge and I have been able to make permanent changes to my lifestyle choices thanks to WorkStrong!

- Gerardo C. WorkStrong Graduate, November 2019

For the first time in my 20 years at Cal, I felt as though I mattered. Each person I engaged with cared about my health and improvement.
John L. WorkStrong Graduate, November 2019

The component that I got the most out of during my WorkStrong program was the personal training. I felt my weight and core strength improve greatly. Also awareness of my posture and slowing down at work. I learned healthy eating habits including bringing my lunch to work more often and cooking at home, the nutritionist was great at helping come up with strategies to make this easier.

In this program, for the first time in my 20 years at Cal, I felt as though I mattered. Each person I engaged with cared about my health and improvement. All were excellent and Jaime, the member of the team I spent the most time with, clearly knows how to teach movement and is an excellent and compassionate teacher.

-John L. WorkStrong Graduate, November 2019