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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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High levels of exercise linked to nine years of less aging (at the cellular level)
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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July, 2019
The first time back to the gym after a break usually results in sore muscles. Fortunately, the return trip a few days later—if it happens—is generally less painful. BYU researchers are finding out why.

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July, 2019
New research from Brigham Young University finds that patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery after the age of 35 see a major improvement in long-term survival.

 

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