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Entries for November 2011

Weekly Article! Special Issues of Social Responsibility

We have another great weekly article, "Special Issues of Social Responsibility," by Kwame J.A. Agyemang! For quite some time, businesses and large corporations have used corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a management strategy for day-to-day operations. In summary, CSR offers a template for the way corporations should conduct business (e.g., their economic, legal, ethical, and discretionary responsibilities to society).

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This is a great video about the Huffines Institute that was shown at the A&M-Kansas football game.  If you want to know a bit of the history ...

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To Drink (Your Energy), or not to Drink...That is the Question

Check out our new article "To Drink (Your Energy), or not to Drink...That is the Question, by Faith Lightfoot. With the introduction of Redbull to the United States in 1997, many athletes started consuming these drinks for additional energy and a reduction of fatigue. However,...

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Huffines on the Radio!
The Huffines Institute was featured in the pre-game show before the Aggies - Kansas game this past weekend. Listen here as our friend Dave South inter...

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It's Podcast Friday with South Africa's Dr. Ross Tucker!

 We've got Dr. Ross Tucker, from the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa in the podcast today.  Ross is currently on the management team of the South African National Sevens team (you'll have to listen to find out what Sevens is), is one of the most astute and well-spoken young Exercise Physiologists in the world, and has been heavily involved in the debate about whether Oscar Pistorius should be allowed to compete against able-body track athletes.  If nothing else, tune in for the discussion of the Pistorius case for an illustration of how politics, science, and the judicial system sometimes intersect to the detriment of truth.

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It's Podcast Friday with Stewart-Haas' Racing's Adam Davis!

 We've got a great podcast with Mr. Adam Davis who is the Strength and Conditioning Coach for Stewart-Haas Racing, the parent company of the race teams of Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman in NASCAR's Spring Cup Championship Series.  We talk about strength training of pit crew athletes...

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We're moving and swaying on Podcast Friday with Dr. John Buchanan

 Dr. John Buchanan joins us in the studio today for our podcast and chats about his work with basic perceptual processes.  Dr. Buchanan works to understand how we balance and move through space and how our brains perceive and track that movement.  This is a great talk on an emerging area of research that may have significant impact for many patient populations.

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New Article! Eating Disorders in Athletes

New article up! Check out this weeks article, "Eating disorders in Athletes," by Faith Lightfoot! This article builds upon last weeks article about the female athlete triad. What do gymnasts Kathy Johnson, Nadia Comaneci and Cathy Rigby have in common?

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