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Led by Professor Iain Hunter, researchers at BYU studied top marathon running shoes to discover if one could help runners be more efficient
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July, 2019
Marlee Mason
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July, 2019
Newly-published research from BYU provides important evidence supporting the long-term safety and viability of bariatric surgery.

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July, 2019
A third of people who undergo ACL reconstruction surgery will have osteoarthritis in their injured knee within 10 years. Within two decades, nearly 50 percent will — terrible odds for getting a debilitating condition with no known cure.
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July, 2019
A new study by the duo of BYU professors finds the stride length people naturally choose is the best for them, whether they are experienced or inexperienced runners.

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July, 2019
But new research from Brigham Young University reveals you may be able to slow one type of aging — the kind that happens inside your cells. As long as you’re willing to sweat.

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July, 2019
At a BYU Wellness Well and Wise workshop, Exercise Science Professor Iain Hunter taught faculty and staff how to train for a marathon
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July, 2019
In a newly published study, exercise sciences professors and a neuroscientist at BYU used MRI to measure how people's brains respond to high and low-calorie food images at different times of the day.

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July, 2019
Research suggests health benefits of walking desks outweigh drop in cognition
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February, 2015
A new study authored by BYU exercise science researchers reveals great news about the Achilles heel: the Achilles tendon is capable of adapting to uphill and downhill running better than previously believed.

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July, 2019
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association, a nonprofit organization representing and supporting members of the athletic training profession, inducted BYU Exercise Sciences Professor David O. Draper into its prestigious Hall of Fame last week. 

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July, 2019
Provo, Utah – A study led by a Brigham Young University exercise scientist found that middle-schoolers playing active video games such as Wii Boxing and Playstation’s Dance Dance Revolution experienced moderate to vigorous exercise consistent with current physical activity recommendations.

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