Community exercise programs that incorporated resistance or aerobic training were unable to prevent bone loss associated with active weight loss of older, obese adults who were cutting calories, according to a new study by Wake Forest University health and exercise science professor Kristen Beavers. The post Bone loss still likely in dieting seniors, despite strength training […]
The investigators’ latest findings, which are published in Arthritis Care & Research, reveal that a 20% or more weight loss has the added benefit of continued improvement in physical health-related quality of life and a 25% reduction in pain and improvement in function compared to 10-19.9% weight loss. The post When it comes to weight […]
The future of self-driving cars seemed all but inevitable until a fatal crash in Arizona last month prompted tech companies, automakers and lawmakers to pump the brakes. The post Self-driving cars: WFU engineering students kick the tires on safety and ethics appeared first on Wake Forest News.
Giving someone the “silent treatment” during courtship might not be the best strategy for romance. But, new research shows hoary bats fly with little or no echolocation at all as a possible mating-related behavior. The post Bats go quiet during fall mating season appeared first on Wake Forest News.
Wake Forest University senior Katrina Barth, a biophysics major from Raleigh, N.C., researching flexible and more effective neural implants, has received a graduate fellowship from the National Science Foundation. The post Biophysics student wins NSF Graduate Fellowship appeared first on Wake Forest News.