Freshmen only get course credit if they walk 10,000 steps a day

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We have seen a number of companies using fitness trackers and rewards to encourage their employees to live a healthy lifestyle and minimize health insurance premiums. Now, Oral Roberts University in Oklahoma is adopting the tactic with its students. The Tulsa-based school is integrating wearable tech into its physical fitness curriculum for all prospective students. Students enrolled in the school’s Whole Person Education program will each be required to buy a FitBit wearable watch, and track their aerobic points and fitness with it. The high-tech upgrade is of a traditional requirement of the course, which previously required students to manually…

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