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Entries for October 2015

Huffines Discussion 5: Coming this November!
The Huffines Discussion 5 is coming this November, Friday the 20th! World-wide leaders giving 15-minute presentations the big ideas and future directi...

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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "HD5 Spotlight: Dr. Larry Kenney"

For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute, check out the links listed below.

http://huffinesinstitute.org/news/huffinesdiscussion2015

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2015/10/26/report-says-climate-change-could-push-persian-gulf-temperatures-lethal-extremes/8RvxLlDbgnl0co4PSywagP/story.html

http://www.hhdev.psu.edu/profile/LarryKenney

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Kenney%20WL%20[Author]

Be sure to check out future weekly Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute broadcasts at TexAgs SportsRadio (The Zone 1150 AM) every Wednesday morning at 10:45am. If you missed it you can listen to it here!

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Control of Wrist and Arm Movements at Varying Difficulties

This week's article is focused on "Control of Wrist and Arm Movements at Varying Difficulties" by Jason Boyle. Our muscles are controlled by “motor units”, which each consist of a neuron, and the muscle fiber(s) it activates or “innervates”. The muscle that responds is termed an “effector”. Brain mapping studies have shown that a disproportionate area of the motor cortex governs certain effectors of the body.

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Attention! Attention! New Article! Aquatic Treadmill Running
 "Aquatic Treadmill Running," by Brad Lambert.  Has there ever been a time when you decided to begin an exercise program ....  

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It's Podcast Friday! with Dr. Matt Walker and we talk Sports Management!

Sports Management is a rapidly growing side of Sport - and one that is often hidden behind the scenes.  Joining us today in the podcast is Dr. Matt Walker, the Division Chair for Sports Management at Texas A&M. We talk about the many sides and aspects of Sports Management.  If you're interested in how Sport works, this is a podcast for you! Enjoy!    LISTEN NOW!

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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "HD5 Spotlight: Dr. Anthony Hackney"

For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute, check out the links listed below.

http://huffinesinstitute.org/news/huffinesdiscussion2015

http://exss.unc.edu/faculty-staff/anthony-hackney/

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=hackney+ac

https://uncexss.wordpress.com/2014/02/14/dr-anthony-hackney-exss-faculty-friday/

Be sure to check out future weekly Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute broadcasts at TexAgs SportsRadio (The Zone 1150 AM) every Wednesday morning at 10:45am. If you missed it you can listen to it here!

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It's Podcast Friday! with TAMU's Director of Sports Performance Tanna Burge.

Joining us today in the podcast is Ms. Tanna Burge, Texas A&M's new Director of Sports Performance.  This is a great conversation for those interested in strength and conditioning coaching with wide-ranging topics about current practices in the field and the future of the field.  Enjoy!    LISTEN NOW!.

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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "HD5 Spotlight: Dr. Claude Bouchard"

For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute, check out the links listed below.

http://huffinesinstitute.org/news/huffinesdiscussion2015

http://www.the-aps.org/mm/Membership/Living-History/Bouchard

https://www.pbrc.edu/research-and-faculty/faculty/?faculty=20#top

http://www.worldobesity.org/

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2677002/

Be sure to check out future weekly Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute broadcasts at TexAgs SportsRadio (The Zone 1150 AM) every Wednesday morning at 10:45am. If you missed it you can listen to it here!

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Its OK to Eat Cholesterol. It May Even Be Good for You.

This week's article features "Its OK to Eat Cholesterol. It May Even Be Good For You," by Chang Woock Lee. "Cholesterol is perhaps the most notorious biological molecule of all. To many people, cholesterol is simply a synonym for heart attack, stroke, or cardiovascular disease because..."

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It's Podcast Friday! with Dr. Adam Barry and alcohol and health.

As we chat with various guests about human performance (and health), one item that comes up on a regular basis that is part of everyday life, is alcohol (in its many forms).  Today in the podcast we have one of the most renowned experts on all things alcohol-related, Dr. Adam Barry.  Dr. Barry has spent his career working to understand alcohol's impact on learning, performance, and health.  This is a great conversation with a great scholar.  Enjoy! 

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"I WANT TO PUMP YOU UP! But I will need a major credit card and you will need to take 167 supplements a day"

 Check out the article this week, "I WANT TO PUMP YOU UP! But I will need a major credit card this week and you will need to take 167 supplements a day!" by David Ferguson. I am always amazed at the flavor of the moment products in health and fitness. I am sure we are all familiar with the shake weight, six minute abs, and Tae Bo.   Truth is some of these infomercial products do offer a health benefit while others do little for you...

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Update your Apple app!
With some of the changes recently in the Apple iOS, we've had to update our Apple app.  The new version of the app is now available in iTunes...Y...

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