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The award winning HD6 video podcast continues! Dr. William Dexter from the University of Southern Maine and Tufts University!

Today is the fourth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2016 Huffines Discussion.   Up today in our series is Dr. William Dexter from the University of Southern Maine and Tufts University.  Dr. Dexter's talk is called "PEDs: Not Just a Problem in Elite Athletes" and talks about how the use of Performance Enhancing Drugs is becoming a problem at all levels of sport and some suggestions for how to combat this rising pandemic.  LISTEN  or WATCH NOW!


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It's Podcast Friday! Mr. Jerrod Johnson, All-Conference Quarterback, Texas A&M and the NFL.  The award-winning HD6 Video Podcast series continues!
Today is the first video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2016 Huffines Discussion.   Up today in our series is Mr. Jerrod Johnson, All Conference Quarterback, Texas A&M and the NFL.  Mr. Johnson's talk is called "Sports Medicine from an Athlete's Perspective" and discusses what it is like for an elite athlete to undergo career-threatening injuries and the subsequent difficult rehabilitation. LISTEN or WATCH NOW!


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It's Podcast Friday - With NIH's Dr. Heather Vellers!

This week's podcast features one of our own - Huffines Institute Affiliate Dr. Heather Vellers joins us for a discussion on groundbreaking research taking place right now on mitochondria and how their genome affects our health! Really cool stuff! LISTEN NOW!

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And as always, remember that you can win a free Huffines t-shirt by listening to the podcast and being the first to send us an email with the answer to the question.  And don't think you're too late to win...email us anyway!

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It's Podcast Friday - With Dr. Deanna Kennedy and Bimanual Coordination!

Playing the piano, swinging a golf club, typing words on a computer - what do all these activities have in common? Physiologically, each requires the careful coordination of different movements by both limbs to complete the task. This is bimanual coordination, and we have Dr. Deanna Kennedy in the studio to talk about it! Join us for a talk on the very basics of human performance, and how completion of even the smallest tasks is an impressive physiological feat! LISTEN NOW!

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And as always, remember that you can win a free Huffines t-shirt by listening to the podcast and being the first to send us an email with the answer to the question.  And don't think you're too late to win...email us anyway!

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It's Podcast Friday - With Dr. Marlene Dixon and Sport and Life Quality!
Most believe that sport, particularly organized sport, is a generally good and positive activity that leads to positive outcomes - but why? How can we maximize the positive outcomes that sport has with the greatest regularity? Join us with Dr. Marlene Dixon, as we take on these questions and more in this week's podcast! LISTEN NOW


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It's Podcast Friday - With Dr. Susan Kleiner and Sports Nutrition!
Healthy lifestyle choices are an important part of every athlete's routine, particularly when it has to do with the fuel they give their body. Join us for an interesting discussion on nutrition in athletics, with Dr. Susan Kleiner, a highly decorated nutritionist, scientist and author. Dr. Kleiner is the owner of High Performance Nutrition, LLC, a consulting firm in Mercer Island, Washington, and has authored eight books on nutrition and dieting. We're thrilled to have her on the podcast! LISTEN NOW!


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It's Podcast Friday - With Dr. Jeff Potteiger!
Joining us this week is Dr. Jeff Potteiger, a Professor in the Department of Movement Studies and the Dean of the Graduate School at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. Dr. Potteiger discusses his research, and how some of the world's premier athletes' transition out of their sport is often accompanied by health issues. A really interesting talk!  LISTEN NOW


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It's a Special Podcast Friday!!! - Our 200th!
This week's Podcast Friday represents our 200th! To thank you for your continuous support, Dr. Lightfoot is joined by Producer Kenneth McIntyre to take you behind the scenes of the Podcast and to meet some of the people that make the Huffines Institute successful! To that end, this podcast also features Texas A&M Coaching Academy Director Dr. John Thornton, plus current and former Huffines staffers Ayland Letsinger, Alexis Appelquist, Carlos Guevara, and Sheril Marek.  LISTEN NOW!


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It's Podcast Friday - With Drs. Chanam Lee and Marcia Ory and Active Living Austin!
This week's podcast features an unlikely partnership - Texas A&M's College of Architecture and School of Public Health are combining with the Department of Health and Kinesiology to produce cutting-edge research on physical activity in communities!  Drs. Chanam Lee and Marcia Ory join us for an interesting discussion on health, location, and the environment as they discuss the NIH supported "Active Living Austin" project.  LISTEN NOW!


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It's Podcast Friday - With Dr. John Eliot and Sports Psychology!
After a long summer's break, we're back! Joining us to kick off our fall podcast season is one of our very own: Dr. John Eliot, a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Sport Management here at Texas A&M. Dr. Eliot discusses his experiences in the field, and how each of us can apply his methodologies to our daily lives!  LISTEN NOW


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