Jacob Meyer, assistant professor of kinesiology, is part of two new studies looking at the benefits of mindfulness-based stress reduction and resistance training. Photo by Christopher Gannon.

Motivation to move may start with being mindful

A meditation and stress reduction program may be as effective at getting people to move more as structured exercise programs, according to a new study led by an Iowa State University researcher. Jacob Meyer, an assistant professor of kinesiology, is part of another study that found resistance training reduces symptoms of depression. 

See the complete story by the ISU News Service.