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Study: Physical Activity Impacts Overall Quality Of Sleep

People sleep significantly better and feel more alert during the day if they get at least 150 minutes of exercise a week, a new study concludes.

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Maria Kosma: young alum of the year

Movement Studies in Disability alumna Maria Kosma was honored with the Oregon State University Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award for 2011

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Research team tests whole body vibration to relieve neuropathic pain.

College of Health and Human Sciences researchers Gianni Maddalozzo and Ruben Guzman are seeking participants to help determine the effect of exercise on diabetic neuropathic pain.

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Laura-Ann Chong earns national honor for her dedication to academics and athletics

Having discovered her passion for gymnastics at the tender age of two, Laura-Ann Chong quickly became enchanted with the mechanics of the body, and the art of rehabilitation.

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Heidi Stanish, PhD, Movement Studies in Disability 1999

“Because of the valuable experience and skills that I gained from the MSD program, I had the confidence to develop new programs in different communities,” says Heidi.

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Kerri Vanderbom: World champion water skier, PhD student, Gatorade rep

“It wasn’t really until junior high that I felt any awkwardness,” says Kerri Vanderbom whose older sister Mari and brother Tobi taught her to play baseball, basketball and cruise around their neighborhood.