SAC

Savitaben & Hirubhai Patel Students' Activity Centre, popularly called SAC, is a unique endeavour of its kind by CAM to create a socially-productive and professionally-conducive environment for its students and staff. It houses an olympic standard badminton hall with two wooden and one concrete courts and a spacious table tennis hall with three tables, a carrom and chess room and above all, a complete set of state-of-the-art gymnasia. The gymnasia includes a cardio hall equipped with world-class treadmills and elliptical trainers, a resistance training hall equipped with free weights, stability and medicine balls and wide range of hydraulic machines of international standard for body conditioning.

 

There is a hall for yoga, aerobics and dance which is fitted with life-size mirrors. SAC is manned by qualified staff, which includes trainers who are Reebok Certified Fitness Instructors and Nutritionists, who give personalized exercise prescription to suit individual needs of the members. The students, the staff and their immediate relatives are eligible for membership. However, SAC does enroll individuals not directly related to any of the institutions of CAM on recommendation from in-house members.

 

Another attraction at SAC is the Diet Café that serves healthy and nutritious foods of various kinds such as freshly prepared salads, sprouts, whole wheat sandwiches, refreshing low calorie drinks for those who are watching their weights and high protein shakes for those who are trying to build their muscle strength. All of this is provided at a nominal rate to all those who visit the cafeteria.

 

SAC also caters to needs of the patients of the Shree Krishna Hospital and helps clinical departments in conducting exercise programmes for specific groups of patients such as diabetics, hypertensives and heart patients, post-knee replacement patients as well as those seeking muscular strength training. It also helps the Department of Physiotherapy in rehabilitation process of differently-abled children. It is also involved in conducting physiological and therapeutic research on exercise.