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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 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 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 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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Huffines Discussion 2012 - Univ. Colorado's Dr. Wendy Kohrt and Building Strength and Bones!
This is the audio-only podcast of Dr. Wendy Kohrt's 2012 Huffines Discussion Talk titled "Got Strength? Building Stronger Bones through Exercise".   Dr. Kohrt is a highly lauded scientist and was recently selected to give the prestigious Wolfe Lecture keynote talk at the American College of Sports Medicine meeting. 


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Mr. Matt Belles - Keeping kids active in schools
How are schools working to keep kids active in the face of the elimination of physical education classes? Join Health and PE Specialist Matt Belles from the 17th largest school district in the country as we chat about this issue.


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Dr. Walt Thompson - American Fitness Index and keeping kids active
Dr. Walt Thompson from Georgia State University joins us today and talks about the American Fitness Index and why you should know about this index.


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Dr. Jay Williams - Social Media and Sports Medicine with Soccer!

Dr. Jay Williams from Virginia Tech joins us in the podcast today to talk about using social media to translate sports medicine to the public, especially in the area of soccer.  Jay actually works in the area of molecular biology and sports and in the last few years has really been working to make Sports Science understandable to the public.  So join us for this fun conversation!


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Dr. Stephen Crouse - Sudden Death and Athletes

In the past few months, there have been several football players that have collapsed and died away from the field.  So how much risk do these athletes have for sudden death.  Dr. Stephen Crouse, an expert in athletic medical screen joins us in the podcast today to talk about what we know about athletic sudden death and the real risk to athletes.


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Dr. Mickey Collins - What You Need To Know About Concussions

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.


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