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Health and Fitness

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Can Exercise Win the Race Against Alzheimer’s?

UMD Researcher Finds That Moderate Exercise Can Have Transformative Impacts on Cognition

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How to Turn Your Office Chair Into an Opportunity for Exercise

4 Tips From RecWell’s Fitness Director to Stay Active This Winter

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Uncovering Connections Between Built Environment and Health

Researchers Use Google Street View, Patient Records to Create Database

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Fun to Flip Out Over

Gymkana Members Fly High for 10 Minutes Straight at Annual Fundraiser

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Where-able Sensors

Researchers’ Robotic Activity Sensor System Travels Around Your Body to Optimize Monitoring

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What You Need to Know in Fall 2022: Athletics and Recreation

How to Cheer, Play and Get Active in the New School Year

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UMD Engineer Developing ‘Super-Eye’ to Investigate Marijuana’s Effects on Heart

Growing Legalization, Rising Use of Cannabis Create Need for Greater Understanding, Researcher Says

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Facilitating a Fitness Frenzy

RecWell Ramps Up Services as Terps’ Interest Swells

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‘A Netflix of Fitness’

Alum’s Streaming Service Helps Customers Work Out From Home, Stay Connected to Gyms and Studios

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Flipping Out for 75 Years

Gymkana Troupe Has Taken a Healthy Message to New Heights

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Pumping Up Knowledge About COVID and Student-Athletes’ Heart Health

Team Doctors at UMD, Across Big Ten Develop Cardiac Registry to Help Answer Questions in Conference and Beyond

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Fitness Trackers for All

Supported by $1.2M NSF Grant, Researchers Developing Tech That Works Better for Older Adults

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