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Entries for April 2013

It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Nicolaas Deutz, metabolism, and nutrition!

So many people wonder about metabolism, especially with all the media-coverage about weight loss.  Renowned metabolism researcher, Dr. Nicolaas Deutz, joins us in the podcast today to talk about nutrition, metabolism, cancer, and exercise! 

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Huffines Faculty Research Grant RFA out and application window open!
The 2013-2014 Huffines' Faculty Research Grant RFA are now up on the web and the application window is now open!  The purpose of the Faculty Res...

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Weekly Text Article! "Omega-3-The Necessary Fat"
Check out this week's text article. "Omega 3-The Necessary Fat" by Wendy Gapinski. "You may have heard a lot about omega-3 in the news recently. But, what really is omega-3?"

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Somber Podcast Friday: Mike Caruso and Sports Events Emergency Planning
This week's tragedy at the Boston Marathon have made many people question safety at large sporting events.  Mr. Caruso conducts sports event emergency planning and training around the country. So join us today in the podcast as we delve in the little-appreciated world of sports event emergency planning.

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Text Article Wednesday! Feeling Sick? Take Some Vitamin C...Wait What?
Should you take Vitamin C when you're feeling sick? Read this week's text article to find out. "Feeling Sick? Take Some Vitamin C...Wait What?" by Steve Bui. "I think it is safe to say we have all heard it at some point in our lives. I remember as a child, my mother telling me on several occasions. In fact, whenever I had the slightest cough, she would squeeze lime juice into everything I ate. Whether it is your loving family, friend, television advertisement, or newspaper, the general consensus has always been that if you are feeling sick, or have flu-like symptoms, increasing your vitamin C intake will help you recover faster and prevent future cases… Is that so?"

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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Judy Sandlin, USADA, and anti-doping education
Dr. Judy Sandlin joins us in the podcast today to discuss USADA's anti-doping educational efforts.  This is a fun conversation that highlights the other - and mostly unknown - side of the anti-doping efforts in the world.

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Weekly Text Article! Big Bad Hearts: Do Football Players Have Unfavorable Cardiac Structure?
Don't miss the weekly text article "Big Bad Hearts: Do Football Players Have Unfavorable Cardiac Structure" by Dustin Joubert. "Changes in the normal structure and size of the heart and its various chambers can indicate exercise training adaptations or disease."

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Let's Walk!  Great video from our Volunteers!

Check out this short video from Analisa Jimenez, Heather Vellers, Sheril Marek, Emily Schmitt, and David Ferguson (all Huffines Volunteers) that is their official entry in the national "Let's Walk: ACSM 2013" competition!  You'll get a kick out of it .... and might learn a thing or two about walking!  It's great fun!

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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Mike Thornton and Refereeing College Basketball!
In honor of the Final Fours (both men's and women's college basketball) this weekend, we're pleased to have Dr. Mike Thornton with us in the podcast this week to talk about refereeing college basketball.  Dr. Thornton has officiated Division 1 basketball for several years and brings a great perspective on watching basketball (and gives some suggestions on how to properly heckle referees!)...This is a timely and fun conversation.

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You're NOt going to want to miss this weeks text article! "Destined for Heart Disease?-NO Way!
There is NO way you can miss this weeks text article! "Destined for Heart Disease?-NO Way" by John Seawright! "Heart disease is a cruel ailment that befalls many Americans. It is a life threatening disease that does not strike only a single individual; the suffering proliferates through the patient’s entire family."

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