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It's Video-Podast Friday! with Ms. Roberta Anding and "Sports Nutrition: Peewees to Pros"

Today is the eighth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2013 Huffines Discussion.  Up today in our series is the Texas Children's Hospital Ms. Roberta Anding, MS, RD.  Ms. Anding's talk is titled "Sports Nutrition: Peewees to Pros".  This is a great talk regarding exercise and nutrition from the Registered Dietician for the Houston Texans, Astros, and the Houston Ballet!  LISTEN NOW!


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It's Video-Podast Friday! with Dr. Janet Rankin and Fit Me, Fit Planet!

Today is the fifth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2013 Huffines Discussion.  Up today in our series is Virginia Tech's Dr. Janet Rankin.  Dr. Rankin's talk is titled: "Fit Me, Fit You".  This is a great talk on why physical activity can affect the environment.


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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Buzz Pruitt and Sex Education and Health

Following last week's podcast about exercise and pregnancy, Dr. Buzz Pruitt joins us for a frank discussion about sex education.  This topic has become politicized in some segments of our society, so it's great to hear a clear, reasonable voice regarding sex education.  Dr. Pruitt doesn't shy away from any of the contentious issues and we think you'll be well-informed by this chat. LISTEN NOW!


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It's Video-Podcast Friday! with Huffines Discussion Scholar Dr. Jim Pivarnik from Michigan State!

Today we kick off the video and audio-only rebroadcasts of the Speakers from the 2013 Huffines Discussion.  First up in our series is Dr. Jim Pivarnik from Michigan State University.  Dr. Pivarnik's talk is titled: "Exercise and Pregnancy: Past, Present, and Future".


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It's Podcast Friday (on Thursday) with Dr. John Chong from the Musician's Clinic of Canada
Today's guest in the podcast is Dr. John Chong of the Musician's Clinic of Canada.  Dr. Chong is another of our joint collaborations with the Athlete and the Arts initiative which is designed to apply sports medicine practices and knowledge into the Performing Arts (and vice-versa!).  Dr. Chong is the President of the Performing Arts Medical Association and a clinician who was a child-prodigy on the piano.  So, he speaks first-hand of the injuries, overtraining, and and medical needs of a performer.  Check out some of Dr. Chong's videos below to get a taste of his piano chops!  LISTEN NOW!


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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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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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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. E. Lisako McKyer and Health Promotion!
Today we are joined by Dr. E. Lisako McKyer from Texas A&M.  Dr. McKyer is an expert in Health Promotion and Prevention and before you tune out, you should know that this is a kickin' podcast.  We cover a wide-range of issues including why Health Promotion is still relevant in our 'sickness medical model' and why Health Disparities research actually covers everyone.  We even talk about exercise and sports!  So give it a listen.


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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Robin Fuchs-Young and Breast Cancer Prevention and Research
October has been designated as Breast Cancer Awareness month and we are pleased to have Breast Cancer researcher Dr. Robin Fuchs-Young from Texas A&M with us in the podcast.  We talk about cancer research and importantly, breast cancer prevention during this podcast. 


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