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Entries for September 2017

Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "Shoulders keeping you down"
For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute, check out the links listed below.    http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topi...

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223-It's Podcast Friday! Presenting the "Story behind the Study" with Dr. Kelly Wilson and Teen pregnancy prevention
Every study has an untold story behind it and as part of our regular podcast series, we want to bring you those stories. Today we have Dr. Kelly Wilson back to discuss a little more on what we left off in our last podcast as well as tell us more on a recent study she did on Teen Pregnancy Prevention programs. Her work on sexuality education is a hugely timed discussion and we were happy to have her back to discuss more on the topic!

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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "Broken ankle vs Tendon ligament tear"

Fighting Texas Aggie football is back in full swing after a win over Nicholls State this weekend. However, an injury sustained during the season opener vs UCLA will leave quarterback Nick Starkel out of commission with a broken ankle for quite some time. Though no injury is ever desirable and differing levels of severity play a huge factor, optimists may say that a broken bone is preferable to a ligament or tendon tear. This is due in part to the fact that bones have a much greater blood supply as opposed to ligaments and tendons, and this blood supply is necessary for the healing process to occur. It is not uncommon for bones to heal on their own with nearly equivalent strength, whereas some ligaments or tendons may only be repaired through surgery. In other cases, the injured soft tissue site may be prone to re-injury, loss of range of motion or decreased stabilization even after it has healed.

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222 - It's Podcast Friday! Today we start the "Stories Behind the Study" series
Every study has an untold story behind it and as part of our regular podcast series, we want to bring you those stories.  Over the coming episodes, you'll hear the behind-the-scenes stories of the most memorable studies from our guests, which we hope will give you insight what makes these studies so special.  We kick off the series today with our Director, Tim Lightfoot and a memorable study from 1988 with cardiac transplant patients!

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