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UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine has two exercise studies underway, one for patients needing joint replacement and one to boost muscle in seniors.
UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine will join a key NIH consortium looking for the molecular changes that occur during and after exercise to advance the understanding of how physical activity improves and preserves health.
A diabetes drug combined with exercise may help older adults regrow muscle, and UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine is investigating.
Epidemiologist Olivia Affuso studies new ways to prevent obesity and chronic disease through physical activity. She also volunteers with two groups that use running to help women and girls achieve fitness and personal goals.

UAB experts say that while physical activity is necessary for both men and women, there are gender-specific benefits that women need to know.

Facing an injury or other health challenge does not have to sideline your future; UAB experts say the way you handle it can teach you a valuable life skill.

A longer Achilles tendon generates more power, leading to greater energy efficiency and possible performance gains.

Stopping exercise leads to significant reductions in strength after just a few weeks, according to a new report from UAB researchers.

The UAB Center for Exercise Medicine studies what type of exercise, and how much, is best for people with hypertension, cancer and more.

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