Tudor-Locke questions studies recommending a daily 10,000 step goal in The Guardian

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology Professor and Chair Catrine Tudor-Locke

Catrine Tudor-Locke

September 18, 2018

Professor of Kinesiology and Associate Dean for Research Catrine Tudor-Locke comments in a story appearing in The Guardian on why setting a daily goal of 10,000 steps could be a result of bad science. Tudor-Locke says, “This number keeps being reinforced because of the way research studies are designed.” She adds that these studies are based on arbitrary numbers and don’t take into account the intensity of the activity, a key element of any exercise.

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