2009 CVM News: Man's best friend or man's best workout buddy?`
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This news item is about: That’s what a Cornell team aims to discover. Bringing research together from weight loss studies focused on humans and canines, research associate Dr. Barbour Warren and health educator Mary Maley from the Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors Program, and Dr. Joseph J. Wakshlag, assistant professor of clinical nutrition, will be starting a 12-week pilot study, sponsored by a Hatch grant and Purina, this March. Their ultimate goal is to ascertain if dogs positively influence their owners’ lifestyle in terms of physical activity.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Wakshlag, Joseph; Maley, Mary