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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio "Sickle Cell Trait in Athletes"

Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio "Sickle Cell Trait in Athletes"

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  • 3/5/2014 4:17:00 AM
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For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute, check out the links listed below. http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/SickleCellTraitAndTheAthlete.pdf http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/athletic-activity-could-be-fatal-to-those-with-sickle-cell-trait/ http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/health_safety/SickleCellTraitforSA.pdfBe sure to check out future weekly Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute broadcasts at TexAgs SportsRadio (The Zone 1150 AM) every Wednesday morni...
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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio “Slowing Down Football for Sickle-Cell Trait: Justified or Strategy in Disguise?”

Recently, a particular college football coach has justified his support for a rule that would allow substitution of defensive players within the first 10 sec of the play clock by claiming that this is a player safety issue.  He has stated that he is concerned about his players that have sickle cell trait and how the exertion of playing defense may trigger sickling and death.  Is this really a concern for defensive players during a game?  It is true that sickle cell trait occurs in...
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Text Article Wednesday! Feeling Sick? Take Some Vitamin C...Wait What?

Text Article Wednesday! Feeling Sick? Take Some Vitamin C...Wait What?

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  • 4/2/2013 11:09:00 AM
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Should you take Vitamin C when you're feeling sick? Read this week's text article to find out. "Feeling Sick? Take Some Vitamin C...Wait What?" by Steve Bui. "I think it is safe to say we have all heard it at some point in our lives. I remember as a child, my mother telling me on several occasions. In fact, whenever I had the slightest cough, she would squeeze lime juice into everything I ate. Whether it is your loving family, friend, television advertisement, or newspaper...
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