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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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24 - Dr. Mike Massett - Exercise Genetics and the future

24 - Dr. Mike Massett - Exercise Genetics and the future

Today we talk exercise genetics....don't run off! It's a great show and really one of the exciting futures in sports medicine.  Dr. Mike Massett joins us - it's fun!  Actually, understanding how and why we are fit is an important question to figure out because of all of the data showing how important it is for our health to be active.  So join us for the conversation!
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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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15 - Sports Illustrated Writer David Epstein on the Lance Armstrong Doping Investigation

15 - Sports Illustrated Writer David Epstein on the Lance Armstrong Doping Investigation

We have our first two-time guest as SI writer David Epstein rejoins us on the podcast to discuss his new article regarding the allegations of the facilitation of performance-enhancing drug use by Lance Armstrong amongst members of the U.S. Postal Service cycling team. Because the Postal Service team was federally sponsored, a federal grand jury has been investigating these charges since August 2010.
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