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Entries for March 2015

It's Podcast Friday! with Dr. David Dzewaltowski and Kid's After-School Activity Programs!

It is well accepted that childhood obesity is a major issue facing our society.  This increase in fatness has been accompanied (some would say 'caused by') a significant limiting of the daily activity of children.  Thus, we are pleased to have Dr. David Dzewaltowski from Kansas State University in the podcast today to talk about ways to help kids be more active - both in school and out of school. LISTEN NOW!


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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: Baseball vs. Softball Pitches

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

Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JG8NOR6Lg2c

Article:

http://www.si.com/more-sports/2013/07/24/sports-gene-excerpt

Pictures:

http://axonpotential.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Science-of-the-Swing.jpg

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r78/donbomcslay/baseballequivalentsoftballpitchspee.jpg

Book:

http://thesportsgene.com/

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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Huffines Discussion 4: Telly Award Winner!

The Huffines Institute is proud to announce that the video production of Huffines Discussion 4 was selected as a recipient of a 2015 Telly Award!...

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It's Video Podcast Friday! with Huffines Scholar Dr. John Chong and Optimal Health of Musicians!

Today is the ninth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2014 Huffines Discussion.   Up today in our series is Dr. John Chong, Medical Director of the Musicians' Clinics of Canada. Dr. Chong's talk is called "Tuning the Mind and Body of the Musician for Optimal health and Performance" and covers new technologies for monitoring musicians' bodies to help optimize movement and performances. 


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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "Jammed Fingers"

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

Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdImgoGsDWs

Articles:

http://www.wikihow.com/Treat-a-Jammed-Finger
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/98081-overview

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 Video Podcast Friday! with Huffines Scholar Dr. JP Bramhall and Biologics!

Today is the eighth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2014 Huffines Discussion.   Up today in our series is Dr. JP Bramhall, Director of Sports Medicine and Team Physician for Texas A&M Athletics. Dr. Bramhall's talk is called "Biologics in Orthopedics" and covers new technologies for sports medicine rehab, including platelet rich therapies.

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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "Oblique Strains"

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

Video:

http://m.mlb.com/news/article/30136880/

Article:

http://m.mlb.com/news/article/30136880/

Interactive Image:

http://www.innerbody.com/image_musfov/musc14-new.html

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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Special Podcast with Mr. Ben Compton, TAMU Football Player and Student!

We have a special podcast today.  In our continuing effort to help folks understand what it is like to be a student athlete in a large University, we have on the podcast today, Mr. Ben Compton.  Mr. Compton is a Senior and just finished all of his football eligibility and probably played more positions on the football team than anyone else.  This is a great story about what it takes to not only get your degree, but also to participate in a high-profile sport like football.  Also, there is an inside peek into Ben's work to be able to 'work' in the NFL in the future.  Great insight here! LISTEN NOW!


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It's Video Podcast Friday (on Monday!):  Dr. Kris Chesky and Musician Hearing Loss.

Today is the seventh video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2014 Huffines Discussion.  Up today in our series is Dr. Kris Chesky, Director of the Texas Center for Music and Medicine at the University of North Texas. Have you ever wondered how musicians can listen to such loud music and retain their hearing?  If so - and if if you haven't - Dr. Chesky's talk is about just that.  His HD4 talk is called "I Want to Prevent Hearing Loss, But I'm a Musician and Not a Factory Worker!".

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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "Weather's Effect on Ball Flight"

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

Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1U8WnDo_rY

Articles:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-
gang/wp/2013/04/05/an-app-that-predicts-homeruns-based-on-the-
weather/

http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/changes-in-air-
density-can-aff/28805375

Journal:

http://www2.engr.arizona.edu/~sysengr/publishedPapers/AirDensity.pdf

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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