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July 08, 2019
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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January 14, 2019
Project is funded by the U.S. Figure Skating Association
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September 17, 2018
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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June 12, 2018
Newly-published research from BYU provides important evidence supporting the long-term safety and viability of bariatric surgery.

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February 13, 2018
Most people agree that getting a little exercise helps when dealing with stress. A new BYU study discovers exercise under stress also helps protect your memory.

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October 05, 2017
New research coauthored by a BYU professor shows that 12 years after gastric bypass surgery, significant weight loss and diabetes-related benefits persist in most patients.

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July 26, 2017
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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May 10, 2017
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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December 07, 2016
New research from BYU exercise science professors finds that pro-inflammatory molecules actually go down in the knee joint after running.

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February 09, 2016
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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February 03, 2016
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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March 05, 2013
A new study from a team of exercise science professors found that runners who transition too quickly to minimalist shoes suffer an increased risk of injury to bones in the foot, including possible stress fractures.

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September 11, 2012
2 BYU professors measured the neural activity of 35 women while they viewed food images, both following a morning of exercise and a morning without exercise. They found their attentional response to the food decreased after the workout.

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January 04, 2010
Industrial design students commissioned by EB Brands proposed new fitness products at the culmination of their semester-long class project.

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