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“Thank Dog” Boot Camp Gives Participants Unique Partners

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Several dogs take a break while human participants do some lunges.
7:54AM
April
2, 2013

The benefits of exercise are well-documented, but it can still be hard to stick to your workout plan. One Ohio woman thinks she’s found a solution that involves some furry companions.

OSU researchers want to use cell phones to encourage exercise

12:00AM
January
7, 2008

Ohio State University researchers are trying to use cell phones to gently nag older women into exercising. Researchers are recruiting women to take part in a 12 week long study that will send the women automated cell phone reminders to exercise. OSU communications professor Prabu David leads the study. He says this is a great time of year to begin research like this because of new year’s resolutions. Click the icon to hear the interview.