Fitbits Now Mandatory for Students at This Oklahoma UniversityFebruary 2, 2016 |
They take exercise seriously at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa.
All students are required to meet strict fitness goals. And they are graded on how they do.
For years, this meant Oral Roberts students had to quantify fitness levels. They used tables and charts to figure out the value of a jog or a game of pickup basketball or even cutting the grass with a push mower. They had to remember to check their heart rates. And then they had to translate that activity using a point system. For example, running a 10-minute mile was worth about 3-1/2 points. And they needed to score 30-50 points a week. The system was complicated and cumbersome.
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