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“Thank Dog” Boot Camp Gives Participants Unique Partners

Several dogs take a break while human participants do some lunges.
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

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.