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25 - Dr. John Thornton - The business of college athletics and being a student athlete

25 - Dr. John Thornton - The business of college athletics and being a student athlete

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a college athlete?  How do college student athletes handle the balance between education and the pressure to perform and how do Universities help them handle that balance?  Dr. John Thornton, Associate Athletic Director at Texas A&M joins us today to chat about the student athlete works to maintain the balance between academics and sports.  If you have wondered about being a student athlete or know a young adult who wants to be a college athlete this ...
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23 - Jon Wertheim - Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind Sports

23 - Jon Wertheim - Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind Sports

Join us as we talk to Jon Wertheim, Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated as he talks about the hidden influences behind sports.  Jon in his new book Scorecasting, looks at some of the 'dogma' in sport, such as "Does defense really win games?", "Do referees swallow the whistle at the end of the game?", "Or the Cubs really cursed or just a bad team?", and many others. 
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22 - Allen Kinley - Olympic Lifting in your workout!

22 - Allen Kinley - Olympic Lifting in your workout!

It's Spring Break and we talk to the Director of A&M Strength and Conditioning for Olympic and Team sports Allen Kinley about resistance training. We chat about what makes an “Olympic lift” versus other resistance training programs and how olympic lifting can have benefits. We also talk about how resistance training can improve athletes in many sports - from equestrian to golf.  So, if you're on Spring Break and tired of having sand kicked in your face at the beach or getting bullied a...
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17 - Lance Munksgard, Red Bull NASCAR Racing - Motorsports Athletes

17 - Lance Munksgard, Red Bull NASCAR Racing - Motorsports Athletes

Stock car racing season is almost upon us and the athletes that drive and pit the cars are in their final preparations before the season starts. Join us as we talk to a veteran pit crew coach who has been at the elite level of NASCAR for many years talk about the training that  takes place and the athleticism needed to change four tires, put in 11 gallons of gas, and make suspension adjustments in just 12  seconds.
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19 - Dr. Paul Batista - Sports and the First Amendment

19 - Dr. Paul Batista - Sports and the First Amendment

Dr. Paul Batista joins us to talk about first amendment rights and sports - can you criticize the coach in public?  Is that your right or is it slander? Dr. Batista may be one of the few Attorneys, former Judges, and/or Attorneys approved to practice before the Supreme Court that works in the Sports Medicine area. (Yes, he can argue cases before the Supreme Court!)
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3 - Dr. JP Bramhall - Sports Medicine from the Orthopedic Surgeon Viewpoint

3 - Dr. JP Bramhall - Sports Medicine from the Orthopedic Surgeon Viewpoint

The world of the team physician is a life of many hours and advanced skills. Join us as we talk to one of the leading sports orthopedic surgeons in Texas - Dr. JP Bramhall - about sports medicine from the perspective of an orthopedic surgeon. We talk about pitch counts, shoulder injuries in offensive linemen, and why “weekend warriors” are great.  
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