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Larry Tucker to deliver BYU devotional address May 28

Larry Tucker, professor of exercise sciences, will be the speaker at the Brigham Young University campus devotional Tuesday, May 28, at 11:05 a.m. in Joseph Smith Auditorium. 

The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and online at byutv.org. Rebroadcast information can be found through byutv.org/schedule. Archived devotionals are available at speeches.byu.edu.

Spring term devotionals will also be broadcast on campus at W-112 Ezra Taft Benson Building, 250 Spencer W. Kimball Tower and the Wilkinson Student Center Varsity Theatre.

Tucker has been a professor at BYU for the past 24 years. He teaches courses in obesity and weight management, lifestyle and chronic disease prevention, and research design. Over his career, Tucker has published approximately 100 articles in scholarly journals, several book chapters, and a book on living a healthy lifestyle.

Tucker received his doctorate from Southern Illinois University and began his career as a professor at New Mexico State University. After teaching there for two years, he and his family moved to the South and he taught at Auburn University for five years.

For more information, contact Larry Tucker, (801) 422-4927, tucker@byu.edu. 

Writer: Hwa Lee

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