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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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The Power of Antioxidant Supplementation: Hype or Help?

The Power of Antioxidant Supplementation: Hype or Help?

  • 10/26/2011 1:20:45 PM
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Read the weekly text article! Check out "The Power of Antioxidant Supplementation: Hype or Help?" by Majid Koozehchian.In our bodies, oxygen constantly produces toxic substances called reactive oxygen species (ROS), also known as oxidants. Antioxidants, biomolecules that combat oxidant damage, are produced by the body and can also be taken in supplement form. 
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Weekly Article! Special Issues of Social Responsibility

Weekly Article! Special Issues of Social Responsibility

  • 10/26/2011 1:13:16 PM
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We have another great weekly article, "Special Issues of Social Responsibility," by Kwame J.A. Agyemang! For quite some time, businesses and large corporations have used corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a management strategy for day-to-day operations. In summary, CSR offers a template for the way corporations should conduct business (e.g., their economic, legal, ethical, and discretionary responsibilities to society).
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Weekly Text Article! Caffeine: Friend or Foe?

Weekly Text Article! Caffeine: Friend or Foe?

  • 10/26/2011 1:03:26 PM
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Check out the article this week, "Caffeine: Friend or Foe?" by Steve Bui. Oh, glorious caffeine, one of man’s best friends! For typical college students and other active individuals, it is a commonly required form of nourishment for any function before 10:00 AM. While we all know the basic immediate effects of caffeine (decreased fatigue, increased energy, and decreased appetite), it might be interesting to look at how that cup of coffee might affect other parts of your day.
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New Article! Eating Disorders in Athletes

New Article! Eating Disorders in Athletes

  • 10/26/2011 11:12:02 AM
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New article up! Check out this weeks article, "Eating disorders in Athletes," by Faith Lightfoot! This article builds upon last weeks article about the female athlete triad. What do gymnasts Kathy Johnson, Nadia Comaneci and Cathy Rigby have in common?
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