Want To Exercise More? Get Yourself Some Competition (video) University of Pennsylvania Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption New research from the Annenberg School for Communication finds that competition pushes people to exercise far better than friendly support. In fact, social support actually decreased participation in the exercise program. Credit Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania Usage Restrictions In context of reporting Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.