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Entries for September 2013

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It's Podcast Friday with UMd's Dr. Jim Hagberg with stem cells and McArdle's Syndrome!
We are pleased to have on of the giants in the field of Exercise Physiology, Dr. Jim Hagberg join us in the podcast today.  Dr. Hagberg has a long list of honors and awards and while we'll talk about some of his paradigm-shifting work with lactate, we'll also talk about his new work with exercise and stem cells (this work will also probably paradigm-shifting as well!).  Dr. Hagberg is a great scientist and one of the truly good human beings in science.  So listen in on the conversation.


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It's Podcast Friday with Jennie Morton and the physiology of dancing & singing (at the same time!)
We are joined in the podcast today by Ms. Jennie Morton, a renowned vocalist and dancer who is also an osteopath and works to help performers stay hea...


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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Susan Wagner and how PE helps kids be smarter!
Dr. Susan Wagner - an expert in School Physical Education - joins us in the podcast today.  We talk extensively about the need for activity for kids, why school systems are abolishing PE and recess, and how these actions could be jeopardizing not only the kids' health but also their academic progress.  (Yes, students actually do better on tests when they're active.  Easiest way for schools to boost performance on academic tests - make sure that recess and PE are in the curriculum.  Are any School Principals listening?)


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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Kris Chesky and loud sounds and health!
Most of us listen to music and are exposed to loud sounds through-out our life.  Dr. Kris Chesky, Director of the Texas Center of Music & Medicine at the University of North Texas, joins us in the podcast to talk about hearing health and how your hearing can be affected by music.  Dr. Chesky is at the forefront of research looking at ways to maintain your hearing health in music settings and brings a fresh perspective to this topic.


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