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Entries for August 2011

Join us this week for a great video podcast by Mr. Kevin Hughes - Comic Extraordinaire.  Kevin has a great take on health and wellness and is an end-user of what we do as sports scientists.  He's got a great perspective and is fun to listen to (plus, check out his bio - Comic of the year several times!).

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New Grant Requests for Applications released
The new Requests for Applications (RFA) for the Huffines Institute Student Travel and Student Research programs are now available.  Sign into the...

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It's Podcast Friday! Dr. Mickey Collins and concussion!

Our awareness of the prevalence of concussions in sports is increasing....Join us today as we chat with one of leading experts in rehabilitating athletes after concussion, Dr. Mickey Collins from the University of Pittsburgh.  It is a great conversation and one that all of us need to hear.

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It's Podcast Friday! Dr. Angela Duckworth and GRIT

 What are the components of success?  Talent?  Practice?  Determination?  Join us in the podcast as we chat with Dr. Angela Duckworth from the University of Pennsylvania who tells us about GRIT and the role of determination in success.  This is a great conversation about a topic that is easy to talk about, but hard to study.

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We've got four in the podcast today! Exercise myth-busting!

Recently CNN.com published a list of the top ten exercise myths.  But are those myths really myths?  We asked four bright, rising stars in Exercise Science - Brad Lambert, Emily Schmitt, David Ferguson, and Justin Dobson - for their take on the 'myths'.  It's a fun group, a fun conversation, and the first time we've had four guests on the podcast at the same time!

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