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270 | Contagion and Sport - It Has Happened Before!

270 | Contagion and Sport - It Has Happened Before!

  • Sports
  • 4/2/2020 2:00:00 PM
  • View Count 20
In today’s podcast, we have Dr. Randy Roberts, a Distinguished and 150th Anniversary Professor at Purdue University. His research focuses on sports history, and he has written many books about the role of sports in American history. His most recent book, War Fever: Boston, Baseball, and America in the Shadow of the Great War, was just released last week. In the podcast, Dr. Roberts explains the story of the 1918 influenza at the end of World War I, how it affected baseball and impacted Babe Rut...
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269 | How to Exercise During the Pandemic

269 | How to Exercise During the Pandemic

In the podcast today, we have Dr. Liz Joy, Senior Medical Director for Wellness and Nutrition in the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness for Intermountain Healthcare. She is a former president of the American College of Sports Medicine, and actually wrote the current guidelines for exercising during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, she gives tips on activity and exercise during this time, how you can strength train in your home, as well as mental benefits of exercise. If you want to check ou...
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268 | Exercise Increases Immune Function - How We Know

268 | Exercise Increases Immune Function - How We Know

  • Activity
  • 3/26/2020 7:00:00 PM
  • View Count 97
Our guest today, Dr. David Nieman, is a Professor of Health and Exercise Science and the Director of the Human Performance Lab at Appalachian State University. He has vast expertise in exercise immunology, and gives great insight on how to exercise during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Nieman also dives into how exercise can improve immune function, as well as situations in which exercise can actually have harmful effects. In the conversation today, he uses plenty of support from his researc...
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267 | Video | Podcast Friday with Dr. John Thornton - Director of Coaching Academy

267 | Video | Podcast Friday with Dr. John Thornton - Director of Coaching Academy

Our guest, Dr. John Thornton brings his experience from athletics to delve behind the scenes of protocols and procedures when sporting events stop. He uses examples from thunderstorms, gas leaks, 9/11, H1N1, and others to relate to the current Coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, Dr. Thornton predicts adjustments in the planning of sporting events in the future.
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266 | Video | Podcast Friday with Dr. Natasha Brison - Sports Business and Legal Expert

266 | Video | Podcast Friday with Dr. Natasha Brison - Sports Business and Legal Expert

In today’s podcast, Dr. Natasha Brison shares her expertise in sports-related legal issues as well as brand management and protection, and she dives into the importance of a personal brand. She goes further by describing how to maintain and manage a brand in today’s world - particularly for students and student athletes who need to be future conscious of what they put on social media. In addition, she touches on how coaches and schools can help educate the importance of branding for athletes.
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265 | Video | Podcast Friday with Dr. Ryan Pittsinger - Director of Counseling & Sports Psychology

265 | Video | Podcast Friday with Dr. Ryan Pittsinger - Director of Counseling & Sports Psychology

In today’s podcast, Dr. Pittsinger shares his field expertise over mental health topics that are more frequent among students. Topics include performance stress and anxiety created by expectations from the athlete, coaches, and peers; balancing school and sport; and the pressures student-athletes face from social media. Dr. Pittsinger also dives into how student populations as a whole can relieve mental stress, and even provides strategies for parents to help their kids facing student-athlete p...
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262 | Video | Podcast Friday with Monty Gibson - Strength and Conditioning Coach, Cleveland Browns

262 | Video | Podcast Friday with Monty Gibson - Strength and Conditioning Coach, Cleveland Browns

Today we have our fifth Video Podcast from our new series with a very special guest, Monty Gibson - Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Cleveland Browns! With nearly 30 years of coaching experience, and 18 of those years spent on the Texas A&M strength and conditioning staff, Monty Gibson is entering his second season in the NFL as the Browns' assistant strength and conditioning coach. As a sports performance coach at Texas A&M, Gibson has been a part of Aggie football, track and ...
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261 | Video | Podcast Friday with New York Times Bestseller Christie Aschwanden

261 | Video | Podcast Friday with New York Times Bestseller Christie Aschwanden

Here we have our fourth Video Podcast from our new series featuring a special guest, New York Times Sports and Fitness bestseller Christie Aschwanden! Back from podcast #80 and #159 of the 2014 Huffines Discussion, we have with us award-winning science and sports journalist Ms. Christie Aschwanden! Aschwanden's most recent book, Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery, is a New York Times bestseller that seeks to answer how modern recovery ...
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