Education Case Studies

Precor understands the competitive challenges facing universities.  According to recent studies, a campus tour ranks in the top 5 influencing factors for students. Learn how universities are using recreation centers to attract new students and support health initiatives. Our case studies demonstrate how Precor equip recreation centers can become a campus highlight and support university wellness programs.

Read and watch how Precor helped create world class fitness centers at top worldwide universities.

Arizona State University Video

Implementing a wellness program involving multiple partners and geographies was the challenge facing Arizona State University. See how ASU, a leader in university health and wellness, partners with Precor to integrate Preva into initiatives and systems like ASU’s Well Devil program and Microsoft HealthVault across four campuses.

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Arizona State University

The largest networked installation in the world, ASU boasts over 200 pieces of Precor networked cardio equipment. See how ASU, a leader in university health and wellness, partners with Precor to integrate Preva into wellness programs and health initiatives such as the Pac-12 Conference Fitness Challenge and Microsoft HealthVault.

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Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

This case study reviews the reasons Bournemouth University selected Precor strength and cardio equipment for their Talbot Campus recreation center. The Head of Sport Development, Barry Squires, also discusses benefits his staff and exercisers receive from networking his cardio units with Preva. The school uses Preva Message Manager to promote events and sell sponsorships and Preva Business Suite to track usage trends and help students make the most of their workout time.

University of Edinburgh, The Pleasance Sports Complex

This case study details how Precor equipment and service solutions met the University’s objectives of providing premium quality equipment and technology to a range of constituents. The University’s Sport and Exercise Director discusses how technology options like iPod connectivity and Preva, the Precor networked fitness product help engage students, faculty, and athletes with rewards and quantified self features like goal setting and tracking. The administrators also use Preva features like facility feeds to promote University news, fitness center promotions and course content.


The University of Edinburgh Centre for Sport and Exercise

The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Sport and Exercise (CSE) boasts a gym with 16,000 members. The video features testimonials from the University’s recreation center director and operations director, personal trainers, and students.  Topics covered include expectations of fitness in a competitive education market, technology trends, student engagement, asset management and the value of responsive and proactive service partners.

USF students discuss fitness entertainment preferences

USF’s Koret Center Director Chuck White and students share thoughts about Precor cardio equipment and embedded entertainment options. The university installed 35 pieces of cardio equipment as an initiative to renovate the fitness center.

New Fitness Center Provides Easier Access For Students

Read about how the University of Washington met technology, wellness, and sustainability goals with Precor equipment.

Leeds Metropolitan University


With a world-class reputation for attracting athletes of the future through its ‘Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme’, Leeds Met needed to update two fitness facilities, Headingley and Civic Quarter campus for the first time in more than a decade. The aim was to enhance user experience and provide a premium offering for prospective students.

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