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It's Special Podcast Monday! with a joint podcast with Dr. Steve Kleeberger from the National Institute of Environmental Health Science

It's Special Podcast Monday! with a joint podcast with Dr. Steve Kleeberger from the National Institute of Environmental Health Science

  • Podcasts
  • 6/29/2015 6:07:00 AM
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In a special joint podcast with Texas A&M's Center for Translational Environmental Health Research (CTEHR.org), we are excited to present Dr. Steve Kleeberger, one of the countries preeminent scientists.  You may think - "wait, this is supposed to be about human performance" - but hang on; we think you'll find what Dr. Kleeberger says to be very applicable to sports medicine (just think about the smog and the Beijing Olympics).  Dr. Kleeberger has published severa...
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Weekly Text Article! "Cardiovascular Health in Combat"

Weekly Text Article! "Cardiovascular Health in Combat"

  • Articles
  • 1/27/2015 4:21:00 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! "Do Oral Contraceptives Impair the Osteogenic Response to Exercise?"

Weekly Text Article! "Do Oral Contraceptives Impair the Osteogenic Response to Exercise?"

  • Articles
  • 6/26/2014 9:59:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article by Anita Mantri titled "Do Oral Contraceptives Impair the Osteogenic Response to Exercise?" "Since the introduction of “the pill,” its use as a form of birth control and contraception has steadily increased in women of child-bearing age as seen in reports from the CDC. When the pill first came out in the 1970s, its use was very limited out of caution about the unknown effects of adding extra hormones to the body."
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Weekly Text Article! The Invisible Death Ray- Athletes Under the Gun

Weekly Text Article! The Invisible Death Ray- Athletes Under the Gun

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  • 6/5/2013 8:29:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article "The Invisible Death Ray" by John Seawright. "We’ve all seen it; the vicious collision that leaves a football wide receiver writhing in apparent pain; his strenuous, assisted walk to the locker room; and his eventual return to rejoin his team on the sideline with the accompanying statement from the sideline reporter, “The x-rays are negative.”
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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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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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Article Time! Athletes Not Let Age Dog Them

  • 11/7/2011 7:23:57 PM
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 Check out this weeks Article! "Athletes Not Let Age Dog Them," by Travis Irby.  "The concept of dog years lets us quantify how man’s best friend ages. The popular myth is that a dog ages every seven years for one human year. While that is not necessarily the most scientific explanation for the canine aging process, the idea of aging many years in one is something that many people can relate to..."
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Feel the Burn, Not the Burnout, Year Round

Feel the Burn, Not the Burnout, Year Round

  • 11/7/2011 7:21:33 PM
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Check out the Article this week. "Feel the Burn, Not the Burnout, Year Round," by Travis Irby. Many athletes compete in sports year round. Sometimes the athlete is involved in one sport with one long season spent with various school and club teams throughout the year. Other times, an athlete is involved in several different sports over a year. Whatever the case, it is important that the year-round athlete prevent the mental and physical burnout that can come with the rigors of never-ending...
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How Long Can You Go? Training the Endurance Athlete

  • 11/4/2011 3:14:13 PM
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Check out the new article! "How Long Can You Go? Training the Endurance Athlete" by David Ferguson. Have you ever watched a marathon and wondered how individuals can run for over 26 miles? Have you ever wanted to be the one who runs for 26 miles? Do you find yourself saying that you can’t run for 26 miles because you don’t know how? 
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Article! PPAR-Delta, The New Potential Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome, May be Produced by your own Body

  • 11/4/2011 11:20:09 AM
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Read the weekly text article! "PPAR-Delta, The New Potential Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome, may be Produced by Your Own Body", by Vince Chen!  "Metabolic syndrome, a condition including insulin resistance (causing diabetes), obesity, hyperlipidemia (high blood lipids), hypertension, and heart disease, is mainly due to high fat diets and lack of physical activity. It has become a major health concern in modern society..."
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