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The award winning HD6 video podcast continues! Dr. Sue Bodine from Univ. California Davis and muscle hypertrophy!

The award winning HD6 video podcast continues! Dr. Sue Bodine from Univ. California Davis and muscle hypertrophy!

Today is the fifth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2016 Huffines Discussion.   Up today in our series is Dr. Sue Bodine from the University of California Davis.  Dr. Bodine's talk is called "Skeletal Muscle and the Key to a Healthy Life" and talks about muscle is an important tissue to consider in health and how we can change muscle size.  LISTEN  or WATCH NOW! 
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It's Podcast Friday - With Dr. Susan Kleiner and Nutrition!

It's Podcast Friday - With Dr. Susan Kleiner and Nutrition!

  • Podcasts
  • 10/11/2016 3:29:00 AM
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Healthy lifestyle choices are an important part of every athlete's routine, particularly when it has to do with the fuel they give their body. Join us for an interesting discussion on nutrition in athletics, with Dr. Susan Kleiner, a highly decorated nutritionist, scientist and author. Dr. Kleiner is the owner of High Performance Nutrition, LLC, a consulting firm in Mercer Island, Washington, and has authored eight books on nutrition and dieting. We're thrilled to have her on the podcast...
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It's Podcast Friday! with Dr. Marielle Engelen and preventing muscle mass

It's Podcast Friday! with Dr. Marielle Engelen and preventing muscle mass

  • Podcasts
  • 1/23/2015 3:58:00 AM
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Today we are pleased to welcome to the podcast Dr. Marielle Engelen from the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity here at Texas A&M.  Dr. Engelen chats with us about the current research into the prevention of muscle loss in chronic diseases like COPD and cystic fibrosis and how things we can do every day - both from an activity and diet approach - can prevent this muscle loss.  Enjoy! LISTEN NOW! 
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Podcast Friday is really back!  With Univ. Kentucky's Dr. Karyn Esser and muscle biology!

Podcast Friday is really back! With Univ. Kentucky's Dr. Karyn Esser and muscle biology!

 Welcome back to the Fall season of the Huffines Podcast!  Our season kicks off with Dr. Karyn Esser who is the Director of the Center for Muscle Biology at the University of Kentucky.  We're pleased to have Dr. Esser with us and we chat  various topics related to muscle growth and circadian rhythms.  Enjoy! LISTEN NOW!Image source: http://www.uky.edu/~kaesse2/lab_web_7_2007/SMBL/  
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Weekly Text Article! "Use It or Lose It: The Dynamic Nature of Skeletal Muscle"

Weekly Text Article! "Use It or Lose It: The Dynamic Nature of Skeletal Muscle"

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  • 6/26/2014 10:32:00 AM
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Use it or lose it! Wait, that never is something you want to hear! Read the text article by Jeffrey Hord titled "Use It or Lose It: The Dynamic Nature of Skeletal Muscle" to learn how to combat a loss in muscle. "Skeletal muscles come in a variety of sizes and shapes so that they suit the particular function that they perform. Some of these muscles work virtually all of the time while others are necessary only part of the time."
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Weekly Text Article! "Powering Skeletal Muscle Growth"

Weekly Text Article! "Powering Skeletal Muscle Growth"

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  • 6/25/2014 6:54:00 AM
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Losing muscle mass? Check out this weeks article "Powering Skeletal Muscle Growth" by Ms. Jacqueline Perticone for an intervention to maintain your muscle health! "Loss of muscle mass with advancing age, disease or lifestyle has a profound influence on healthcare and society. Our laboratory uses hindlimb suspension in rodents to better understand loss of muscle mass occurring with disuse in an effort to design specific interventions that may be suitable to maintain muscle hea...
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Weekly Text Article! "Blood Pressure Medication to Prevent Muscle Loss?"

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  • 6/24/2014 11:52:00 AM
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Can blood pressure medications do more than just lower blood pressure? Read the weekly text article by Mr. Jeffrey Hord titled "Blood Pressure Medication to Prevent Muscle Loss?" to find out. "Our bodies attempt to maintain a constant internal environment but achieving this consistency can be made much more difficult when we alter our external environment, such as going from walking upright to being bedridden for five days in the hospital. This change in the external environment a...
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Text Article Wednesday! "Don't Want to Lose Muscle Mass While Dieting? Take BCAAs! "

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  • 6/19/2014 5:34:00 AM
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Want to know how to maintain muscle mass and lose that stubborn fat? Check out the weekly text article by Mr. Vincent C.W. Chen titled "Don't Want to Lose Muscle Mass While Dieting? Take BCAAs!" "When eating less to reduce weight, it is hard not to lose some muscle mass. During dieting, the body struggles to keep sufficient energy stores, and therefore, it will break down muscle proteins to satisfy energy needs. While the basic equation for muscle mass is rate of protein synth...
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Weekly Text Article! "Exercise: What's really happening"

Weekly Text Article! "Exercise: What's really happening"

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  • 6/17/2014 10:12:00 AM
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Have you ever wondered exactly what is happening to your body when you exercise? Read the text article written by Mr. Josh Avila titled "Exercise: What's really happening" "When sitting on a couch late at night watching infomercials featuring super fit, muscular people, you might wish you could look like them because you’d be really popular and happy and look great in a swimsuit. Rarely do people think “Man, I wish I had as many capillaries to my muscle fibers as t...
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Huffines Affiliate Spotlight! Dr. John Lawler's recent publication!

Huffines Affiliate Spotlight! Dr. John Lawler's recent publication!

Reduced mechanical loading during bedrest, spaceflight, and casting, causes rapid morphological changes in skeletal muscle: fiber atrophy and reduction of slow-twitch fibers. An emerging signaling event in response to unloading is the translocation of neuronal nitric oxide synthase from the sarcolemma to the cytosol. Dr. John Lawler, Huffines Affiliate and Director of the Redox Biology and Cell Signaling Laboratory, recently published in the American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrativ...
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