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It's Podcast Friday! with Dr. David Dzewaltowski and Kid's After-School Activity Programs!

It is well accepted that childhood obesity is a major issue facing our society.  This increase in fatness has been accompanied (some would say 'caused by') a significant limiting of the daily activity of children.  Thus, we are pleased to have Dr. David Dzewaltowski from Kansas State University in the podcast today to talk about ways to help kids be more active - both in school and out of school. LISTEN NOW!


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It's Video Podcast Friday! with Huffines Scholar Dr. John Chong and Optimal Health of Musicians!

Today is the ninth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2014 Huffines Discussion.   Up today in our series is Dr. John Chong, Medical Director of the Musicians' Clinics of Canada. Dr. Chong's talk is called "Tuning the Mind and Body of the Musician for Optimal health and Performance"and covers new technologies for monitoring musicians' bodies to help optimize movement and performances.


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It's Video Podcast Friday! with Huffines Scholar Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz and Sports Concussions!

Today is the sixth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2014 Huffines Discussion.  Up today in our series is Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz from Univ. North Carolina Chapel Hill.  Dr. Guskiewicz has been a long-time leader in the field of sports concussions as related to football and in honor of his work, was named a MacArthur Genius (look it up - it is impressive!).  Dr. Guskiewicz's talk is called "Sports Related Concussion: Legitimate Concern or Paranoia?  This is the talk to see if you want to learn about football and concussions!   LISTEN or WATCH NOW!


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It's Video Podcast Friday! with Huffines Scholar Mr. David Epstein and Small Data!

Today is the fourth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2014 Huffines Discussion.  Up today in our series is an award winning journalist, New York Times bestselling author, and reporter for ProPublica.org, Mr. David Epstein.  Mr. Epstein's talk is titled "Small Data in Sports: Finding What Matters and What You Can Change".  Much of this talk directly relates to talent identification - how do we find out who is going to be a great athlete.  Mr. Epstein always gives engaging talks (just check out his HD2 talk and his TED Talk) and this is a great talk!   LISTEN NOW!


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It's World Cup Special Podcast Thursday!  With Texas A&M Coach G Guerrieri!

As all world-wide soccer fans worldwide know, the World Cup starts today.  The next six weeks are the culmination of three years of qualifying and countries around the world are excited to see how their team does.  To kick-off the World Cup, we've got a special podcast with Texas A&M women's soccer coach G Guerrieri, the 2013 SEC Soccer Coach of the Year.  Coach G has put a team in the NCAA playoffs every year he has been coach here and has a deep and wide-ranging view of the world of soccer.  This is a great conversation to kick-off your World Cup viewing.  Enjoy! LISTEN NOW!


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It's Summer Podcast Friday! with Mark and Alana Hadley and running!

We have Coach Mark Hadley and marathoner Alana Hadley with us in the podcast today.  Alana is the youngest marathoner to qualify for the American Trials in over 20 years and has set several national records in her age group.  We talk today about how elite marathoners are trained and what is the future for American marathoning!  Enjoy! LISTEN NOW!


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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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