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Weekly Text Article! "Eating Disorders in Athletes"

Weekly Text Article! "Eating Disorders in Athletes"

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  • 6/9/2015 8:39:00 AM
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Read the Weekly Text Article by Faith Lightfoot, BSE! Faith discusses eating disorders in athletes, an oft-ignored topic in the continually expanding knowledge base of food-intake-illnesses."What do gymnasts Kathy Johnson, Nadia Comaneci and Cathy Rigby have in common? Over the past years they have all come forward and admitted to fighting an eating disorder..."
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New Weekly Text Article! "Elementary School to the Pros"

New Weekly Text Article! "Elementary School to the Pros"

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  • 5/29/2015 7:36:00 AM
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Read the new weekly text article by Kyle Levers, MS, entitled "Elementary School to the Pros." The article discusses the culture of specialization in youth sports, and how that affects the physiology of a typical growing young person."Despite all of the trophies and accomplishments hanging on the bedroom walls of today’s best youth athletes, many fail to make it through high school or collegiate athletics.  The culture of youth sports has drastically changed from previo...
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Weekly Text Article! "Fueling the Lean, Mean Vegetarian Machine"

Weekly Text Article! "Fueling the Lean, Mean Vegetarian Machine"

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  • 5/21/2015 5:52:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article by Kyle Levers, M.S., entitled "Fueling the Lean, Mean Vegetarian Machine"! Kyle discusses athletes, particularly those who value strength and power, and the various nutritive requirements to fulfill the needs of those athletes."Strength and power athletes are a unique athlete subset, which includes many different types of athletes and can span highly varied requirements for strength and power development.  The difference in strength and power req...
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Weekly Text Article! "The Female Athlete Triad"

Weekly Text Article! "The Female Athlete Triad"

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  • 5/21/2015 5:46:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article by Kaleigh Camp, M.S., entitled "The Female Athlete Triad: The Importance of Energy"! Kaleigh discusses various women-specific health issues, and the ways those issues affect female athlete performance."The American College of Sports Medicine refers to the female athlete triad as the interrelationships among energy availability, menstrual function, and bone mineral density. The new Triad model..."
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Weekly Text Article! "Homocysteine, a Quiet Killer!"

Weekly Text Article! "Homocysteine, a Quiet Killer!"

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  • 4/21/2015 3:33:00 AM
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Majid Koozehchian, M.S.Homocysteine (Hcy) is a non-proteinogenic amino acid (i.e., an amino acid not used in proteins) normally present in the blood. Hcy is a by-product of normal diet but high levels in the blood can endanger cardiovascular health. It is formed from methionine, a proteinogenic amino acid, and can biosynthesize back to methionine or into cysteine, another proteinogenic amino acid, as well as several other substances. Benefits of Hcy are unknown; however, its harmful ef...
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Weekly Text Article! "Cardiovascular Health in Combat"

Weekly Text Article! "Cardiovascular Health in Combat"

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  • 1/27/2015 2:21:00 AM
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Jorge GranadosPerforming loaded work in hot ambient environments is a common challenge for military soldiers. Blood delivery to the skeletal muscles in the attempt to maintain body temperature within certain boundaries place simultaneous demands on the volume of blood being pumped by the heart, also known as cardiac output (Q). Competition between these processes leads to significant cardiovascular strain and reduced blood flow to the intestinal tract. This results in increased risk of exertiona...
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Weekly Text Article! "Are You Parasympathetic?"

Weekly Text Article! "Are You Parasympathetic?"

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  • 1/22/2015 1:50:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article by Dr. Deepesh Khanna, titled "Are You Parasympathetic?"! Deepesh discusses heart rate variability (HRV), and how it relates to overall physiological function. "Heart rate variability (HRV) means changes in the interval or distance between one beat of the heart and the next..."
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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio "Part 3: Podcast with Coach Mark Hagen"

Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio "Part 3: Podcast with Coach Mark Hagen"

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  • 7/15/2014 4:06:00 AM
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For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute and to listen to the full podcast with Coach Mark Hagen, check out the link listed below.Huffines Institute Podcast with Coach Mark HagenBe sure to check out future weekly Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute broadcasts at TexAgs SportsRadio (The Zone 1150 AM) every Wednesday morning at 10:45am. If you missed it you can listen to it here! 
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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio "Part 2: Podcast with Coach Mark Hagen"

Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio "Part 2: Podcast with Coach Mark Hagen"

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  • 7/15/2014 4:04:00 AM
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For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute and to listen to the full podcast with Coach Mark Hagen, check out the link listed below.Huffines Institute Podcast with Coach Mark HagenBe sure to check out future weekly Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute broadcasts at TexAgs SportsRadio (The Zone 1150 AM) every Wednesday morning at 10:45am. If you missed it you can listen to it here! 
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Weekly Text Article! "Mitochondria and Cardiac Aging"

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  • 6/26/2014 8:30:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article by Yang Lee titled "Mitochondria and Cardiac Aging". "Oxidative damage, which is the accumulation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in cells, affects the aging process, and old age is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. This phenomenon is well explained by “The Oxidative Stress Theory of Aging”, which explains..."
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