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Entries for May 2013

Weekly Text Article! How Was That Tofurkey This Past Thanksgiving
Read the weekly text article "How Was That Tofurkey This Past Thanksgiving" by Steve Bui. "A much more popular part of the diet in East Asian countries, soy has been slowly increasing in popularity in the western diet as well."

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It's Podcast Friday with A&M's Zerick Rollins and Student Athlete Success!
Today we are pleased to have Mr. Zerick Rollins from A&M's Student Athlete Service department in the podcast today to chat about how college student/athletes approach their studies and their sports.  Mr. Rollins brings with him experiences as an athlete and a coach in football at both collegiate and professional levels, so his advice and guidance regarding success strategies for student/athletes are well founded.

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Weekly Text Article! Impact of Exercise Training on Cardiovascular Risk and Anti-Risk Factors in Adolescents
Check out the weekly text article "Impact of Execise Training on Cardiovascular Risk and Anti-Risk Factors in Adolescents" by Majid Koozehchian. "Childhood and adolescence are critical periods in the formation of cardiovascular risk factors. Many cardiovascular diseases are related to such risk factors as high levels of total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and triglycerides (TG), as well as low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL). The causes of cardiovascular risk factors are manifold, involving environment, lifestyle, and genetics."

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Huffines Discussion Scholar and UAB's Dr. Molly Bray on NBC!

Catch Huffines DIscussion 2011 Scholar Dr. Molly Broad on a new video piece on NBC about exercise and obesity!  (Here's a link to her Huffines Discussion talk and her earlier podcast!).  Good job Dr. Bray!

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It's Podcast Friday with USAF's Capt. Julianne Gillespie with Aerospace / Exercise Physiology!
Our podcast guest today, Air Force Captain Julianne Gillespie, is an Aerospace Physiologist with a fighter group and is also a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist with a Masters degree!  We have a great conversation with Capt. Gillespie about the demands of flying high-performance jets and how exercise physiology can help optimize pilot performance.

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The K-12 Summer Institute offers an extensive variety of professional development workshops focused on the connections between health and the environm...

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It's Podcast Friday with National H.S. Athletic Director of the Year Kevin Ozee!
Our podcast guest today - 2013 National High School Athletic Director of the Year Kevin Ozee, from the Southlake Carroll Independent School District - chats with us about the challenges, rewards, and motivation for providing great athletic programs for students.  This is a great conversation with one of our country's leaders in this area.

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Text Article Wednesday! "Talk To The Hand"
It's time for the weekly text article "Talk To The Hand" by Deanna Kennedy. "The ability to coordinate movements between the limbs is important for many activities of daily living and sport specific skills. For example, tying your shoes, slicing bread, driving your car, and serving a tennis ball are tasks that involve some type of coordination between the limbs. However, the role of each limb may vary with different task requirements."

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