Scientists at Oregon State University found that men control nerve impulses similar to individuals trained for explosive muscle usage – like those of a sprinter – while the nerve impulses of women are more similar to those of an endurance-trained athlete, like a distance runner.
A national study shows that women are less likely than men to get at least 30 minutes of exercise per day, resulting in greater odds of developing metabolic syndrome – a risky and increasingly prevalent condition related to obesity.
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.
Movement Studies in Disability alumna Maria Kosma was honored with the Oregon State University Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award for 2011
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.
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.