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It's Podcast Friday! Ultra-cycling with Dr. Jose Bermudez and the Race Across America.

It's Podcast Friday! Ultra-cycling with Dr. Jose Bermudez and the Race Across America.

  • Podcasts
  • 9/18/2015 6:15:00 AM
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On the heels of our podcast last week, we bring you the Race Across America (RAAM), which is a 3004-mile bicycle race.  Dr. Jose Bermudez from Texas A&M, was the 12th place finisher this past summer in the RAAM.  This is a great conversation about how these ultra-long-distance races are done (hint: no more than 90 min of sleep per day!) and the effort it takes to actually race across America on bicycles.  Don't just ride, race....  Enjoy!    LISTEN NOW!.
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Weekly Text Article! "Exploring the Conflicting Gender Roles in Marketing Professional Female Athletes"

  • Articles
  • 6/25/2014 7:46:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article by Ms. Jami Lobpries titled "Exploring the Conflicting Gender Roles in Marketing Professional Female Athletes" "Two months removed from the 2012 Olympic Games, the majority of the fame, spotlight, and national attention for the female Olympic athletes subsided. In fact, the majority of these women often do not have viable professional leagues to return to post-Olympics. Gender disparities continue to exist in the sports world, particularly in..."
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Weekly Text Article! "Does Bone Remain Impaired Following Recovery after Reduced Energy Availability?"

Weekly Text Article! "Does Bone Remain Impaired Following Recovery after Reduced Energy Availability?"

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  • 6/24/2014 11:40:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article by Ms. Kaleigh Camp titled "Does Bone Remain Impaired Following Recovery after Reduced Energy Availability?" "What is “reduced energy availability”? “Energy availability” refers to the post-exercise energy that can be used for metabolic processes (energy intake minus exercise energy expenditure). Reduced energy availability can actually approach deficit due to a low caloric intake, a vigorous exercise regimen, or both.  The...
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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"

  • Podcasts
  • 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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It's Podcast Friday with the US Army's Major Nick Barringer and Capt. Will Kobbe and Military Fitness!

It's Podcast Friday with the US Army's Major Nick Barringer and Capt. Will Kobbe and Military Fitness!

  • Podcasts
  • 12/6/2013 7:05:00 AM
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Joining us today in the podcast are Major Nick Barringer (RD/LD) and Captain Will Kobbe, both of the United States Army.  Both Nick and Will are at Texas A&M finishing up advanced degrees in Kinesiology as a part of their service commitments.  We talk with Nick and Will about fitness and physical training in the military and how society's health problems are actually health problems for the Army as well (and how the military is attacking these health problems).  This is a ...
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The Power of Water—Recovery of the Modern Athlete

The Power of Water—Recovery of the Modern Athlete

  • 8/2/2012 9:22:19 AM
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It's text article Wednesday. Check out the article by Kyle Levers, " The Power of Water—Recovery  of the Modern Athlete." "While sports performance and training have become increasingly competitive and demanding, recovery techniques continues to rely on existing therapies. Many athletes find water therapies helpful to hasten the recovery process in order to return to bouts of exercise sooner, while minimizing fatigue and injury."
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"Sclerostin: Bad to the Bone?"

  • 7/23/2012 2:03:36 PM
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The weekly text articles are back. Check out the article this week by Brandon Macias, "Sclerostin: Bad to the Bone?" Most folks, especially those who do not suffer from bone debilitating diseases, might forget that their skeletons are “alive.”  Yes, the bone that protects your vital organs and works with your muscles to get you out of bed in the morning is constantly remodeling.
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It's Podcast Friday! with Ms. Roberta Anding RD/LD and nutrition for the elite athlete and everyone!

It's Podcast Friday! with Ms. Roberta Anding RD/LD and nutrition for the elite athlete and everyone!

  • Podcasts
  • 4/26/2012 10:26:00 AM
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This week we are pleased to be joined in the podcast by Ms. Roberta Anding, RD/LD who is is the Director of Sports Nutrition at Texas Children's Hospital.  She is also the Sports Dietician for the NFL's Houston Texans, MLB's Houston Astros, and the Houston Ballet.  She has numerous awards and credentials in Sports Nutrition and brings a deep level of experience in the field.  This is a straight-ahead discussion of the nutritional challenges of both elite athletes and n...
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Attention! Attention! New Article! Aquatic Treadmill Running

Attention! Attention! New Article! Aquatic Treadmill Running

  • 11/15/2011 10:22:46 AM
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We have a new article up this week, "Aquatic Treadmill Running," by Brad Lambert. Click the hyperlink to CHECK IT OUT! Has there ever been a time when you decided to begin an exercise program or turn your current exercise program up a notch with an increase in workout time or intensity? Also, have you ever experienced prolonged muscle soreness days after doing so?
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