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Podcast Friday with Dr. Natasha Brison and Athletic Endorsements!

Podcast Friday with Dr. Natasha Brison and Athletic Endorsements!

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  • 6/16/2017 2:21:00 AM
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Today we have a special guest from the world of Law, our very own Dr. Natasha Brison from our Division of Sports Management. Dr. Brison discusses her work with athletic endorsements, advertisement, and enforcement from the FTC.  If you've seen ads, then this is a conversation for you!  LISTEN NOW 
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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "Sodium"

Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "Sodium"

For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute, check out the links listed below. http://www.rice.edu/~jenky/sports/salt.html http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2015/03/20/is-salt-the-newest-workout-supplementBe sure to check out future weekly Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute broadcasts at TexAgs SportsRadio (The Zone 1150 AM) every Wednesday morning at 10:45am. If you missed it you can listen to it here!
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Weekly Text Article! "Can HMB Build Elite Athletes?"

Weekly Text Article! "Can HMB Build Elite Athletes?"

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  • 7/25/2013 4:26:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article "Can HMB Build Elite Athletes?" by David Castille. "When it comes to competitive athletics, or just reaching goals in the gym, people are always looking for some form of aid or advantage. Beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (the only form of HMB), or HMB, may prove to be a potent ergogenic aid for many different kinds of athletes."
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Weekly Text Article! "D is for Deficiency- An Overview of Vitamin D Deficiency and Athletes"

Weekly Text Article! "D is for Deficiency- An Overview of Vitamin D Deficiency and Athletes"

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  • 7/23/2013 2:44:00 AM
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Do you think you are out in the sun enough? Read the weekly text article "D is for Deficiency- An Overview of Vitamin D Deficiency and Athletes" by Caitlin Hendler and you might rethink many of those indoor activities. "Most commonly known as the “Sunshine Vitamin,” the main source of this fat-soluble vitamin is exposure to sunlight because of few food sources. The benefits of vitamin D go much further than merely a bronze tan..."
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Weekly Text Article! The $2 Performance Enhancing Supplement

Weekly Text Article! The $2 Performance Enhancing Supplement

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  • 5/21/2013 6:44:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article "The $2 Performance-Enhancing Supplement" by Steve Bui. "If you look at any advertising in the media, you will notice constant bombardment by ads for performance enhancing supplements. The supplement industry is one of the most lucrative marketing fields. The promise of being able to perform bigger, faster, and stronger by drinking some special water, swallowing a small pill, or anything in between just sounds so appealing. Unfortunately, unbeknow...
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Is the Juice Worth The Squeeze? Read and find out!

Is the Juice Worth The Squeeze? Read and find out!

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  • 8/2/2012 6:48:00 AM
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Tell us what you think. Read Andrew Jagim's article "Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?"!"Juice, roids, gym candy, pumpers and stackers are all common nicknames for substances more technically referred to as anabolic-androgenic steroids. Anabolic steroids are defined as any type of exogenous drug that mimics the effects of testosterone in the body. Most people take them with the goal of increasing muscle mass, improving performance or enhancing physical appearance..."
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Article Wednesday! Homocysteine, a Quiet Killer!

Article Wednesday! Homocysteine, a Quiet Killer!

  • 3/6/2012 10:55:00 AM
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Check out the great article, "Homocysteine, a Quiet Killer!" by Majid Koozehchian. Homocysteine (Hcy) is a non-proteinogenic amino acid (i.e., an amino acid not used in proteins) normally present in the blood. Hcy is a by-product of normal diet but high levels in the blood can endanger cardiovascular health...
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"I WANT TO PUMP YOU UP! But I will need a major credit card and you will need to take 167 supplements a day"

  • 11/4/2011 9:56:34 AM
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Check out the article this week, "I WANT TO PUMP YOU UP! But I will need a major credit card this week and you will need to take 167 supplements a day!" by David Ferguson. I am always amazed at the flavor of the moment products in health and fitness. I am sure we are all familiar with the shake weight, six minute abs, and Tae Bo.   Truth is some of these infomercial products do offer a health benefit while others do little for you...
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