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HealthConnections: Stepping for Good Health

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Dr. Carole Myers of the University of Tennessee College of Nursing speaks with Dr. David Bassett, University of Tennessee Professor Emeritus and former Department Head of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, about his studies on physical activity and energy expenditure, especially the impact of walking on body weight, blood pressure, blood lipids, and other cardiovascular risk factors, and about how many steps are enough for good health.

Chrissy is WUOT's News Director and host of monthly public affairs talk show Dialogue. Her first job with the station was as weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. She has been the station's local host for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered news programs; occasionally fills in as host for WUOT's Morning and Afternoon Concerts; and has won multiple awards for her interviews, feature stories, and Dialogue.