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Running as a game?
There's no research that shows that "Zombies, Run!" or any of the other thousands of fitness apps featuring gamification affect long-term healthy behaviors. See why two BYU researchers have their doubts.
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Bye-Bye Fly
The tsetse fly carries a disease that is devastating to humans, livestock, and wildlife. BYU ecologist Steven L. Peck is working to wipe out the fly. Learn why this terrorist has been targeted for eradication.
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Better Heart, Better Brain
A new study by Exercise Sciences professor Gary Thacker finds that adults with poor heart health are more likely to develop cognitive (brain) problems as they age, such as memory and learning impairment.
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Prof. David Draper Inducted into Hall of Fame

Prof. David Draper Inducted into Hall of Fame

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. 

Dr. Gary Booth Receives William E. Bennett Award

Dr. Gary Booth Receives William E. Bennett Award

The College of Life Sciences is pleased to announce that the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE) has selected Dr. Gary Booth as the recipient of the 2014 individual William E. Bennett Award for his contributions to citizen science.

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