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Weekly Text Article! Like a Fine Wine: Do Athletes Get Better With Age?

  • 11/4/2011 11:07:39 AM
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Read the weekly text article! Go check out "Like a Fine Wine: Do athletes Get Better With Age?" by David Ferguson. David discusses various advantages and ailments that older athletes bring to competition. "We have all heard the late night talk show hosts joke about an athlete’s inability to retire. In fact, there seems to be a consensus that once an athlete reaches a certain age, he should retire from the sport..."
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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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Down-Side of Being A Female Athlete

Down-Side of Being A Female Athlete

  • 11/4/2011 8:41:48 AM
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Check out our new weekly article, "Down-Side of Being a Female Athlete," by Greeshma Prabhu. Several decades ago, the US Government passed the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which eliminated sex discrimination in any education program or activity receiving Federal aid. This law led to a rise in the female participation in sports over time, up to more than 150,000 women playing sports today...
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Article! PPAR-Delta, The New Potential Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome, May be Produced by your own Body

  • 11/4/2011 8:20:09 AM
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Read the weekly text article! "PPAR-Delta, The New Potential Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome, may be Produced by Your Own Body", by Vince Chen!  "Metabolic syndrome, a condition including insulin resistance (causing diabetes), obesity, hyperlipidemia (high blood lipids), hypertension, and heart disease, is mainly due to high fat diets and lack of physical activity. It has become a major health concern in modern society..."
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A Little Fish Oil Could Go a Long Way

A Little Fish Oil Could Go a Long Way

  • 11/4/2011 7:14:49 AM
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Check out our new article, "A Little Fish Oil Can Go a Long Way," by Justin Dobson. Inflammation is a natural response to stress put on the body. It is the first step in the body’s healing process, in which repair cells are directed from the blood into the injured tissue. Acute (short-lived) inflammation is necessary, but problems arise when inflammation persists (chronic inflammation)...
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To Drink (Your Energy), or not to Drink...That is the Question

To Drink (Your Energy), or not to Drink...That is the Question

  • 11/4/2011 7:04:04 AM
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Check out our new article "To Drink (Your Energy), or not to Drink...That is the Question, by Faith Lightfoot. With the introduction of Redbull to the United States in 1997, many athletes started consuming these drinks for additional energy and a reduction of fatigue. However,...
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We're moving and swaying on Podcast Friday with Dr. John Buchanan

We're moving and swaying on Podcast Friday with Dr. John Buchanan

  • 11/3/2011 5:29:22 AM
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Dr. John Buchanan joins us in the studio today for our podcast and chats about his work with basic perceptual processes.  Dr. Buchanan works to understand how we balance and move through space and how our brains perceive and track that movement.  This is a great talk on an emerging area of research that may have significant impact for many patient populations.
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Article Time! Vitamin D and Exercise

  • 11/1/2011 6:58:06 AM
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This week's article is about Vitamin D and Exercise, and is written by Nina Laidlaw Rumler. Headlines about vitamin D abound. Is it as good as they say? How does it impact exercise and athletes?
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New Article! Bittersweet Sarcopenia

New Article! Bittersweet Sarcopenia

  • 11/1/2011 6:54:01 AM
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Check out the weekly text article, "Bittersweet Sarcopenia," by Nina Laidlaw Rumler. You might not have heard of sarcopenia, but it touches everyone – everyone who lives long enough to undergo this normal physiological process. A lessening of muscle mass and function, its cumulative effect is becoming a significant public health concern.
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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Noah Dean and Quackery in Sports Medicine!

It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Noah Dean and Quackery in Sports Medicine!

  • 10/27/2011 4:54:00 AM
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Today we are pleased to have Dr. Noah Dean from Texas Lutheran University join us in the podcast.  Noah has made a mission of exposing and educating the public about quacks and fraudulent health products that are on the market.  This is a fun conversation and greatly needed in today's consumer society. We also talk about Noah's experience as a stuntman on Friday Night Lights.
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