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The award winning HD6 video podcast concludes! Dr. Russell Pate from the University of South Carolina and national activity programs!

The award winning HD6 video podcast concludes! Dr. Russell Pate from the University of South Carolina and national activity programs!

Today is the eighth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2016 Huffines Discussion.   Up today in our series is Dr. Russell Pate from the University of South Carolina.  Dr. Pate's talk is called "Physical Activity - The Red-Headed Step Child of Public Health" and looks at national efforts to increase physical activity by making it part of public health.  LISTEN  or WATCH NOW! 
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It's Podcast Friday - With Drs. Chanam Lee and Marcia Ory!

It's Podcast Friday - With Drs. Chanam Lee and Marcia Ory!

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  • 9/22/2016 1:13:00 AM
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This week's podcast features an unlikely partnership - Texas A&M's College of Architecture and School of Public Health are combining with the Department of Health and Kinesiology to produce cutting-edge research on physical activity in communities!  Drs. Chanam Lee and Marcia Ory join us for an interesting discussion on health, location, and the environment as they discuss the NIH supported "Active Living Austin" project.  LISTEN NOW! 
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The Award-Winning HD5 Video Podcast Series Continues! Dr.Claude Bouchard from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center!

The Award-Winning HD5 Video Podcast Series Continues! Dr.Claude Bouchard from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center!

Today is the eighth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2015 Huffines Discussion. Up today in our series is Dr. Claude Bouchard, The John W. Barton Sr. Endowed Chair in Genetics and Nutrition in the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LA.  Dr. Bouchard’s talk is called "Less Sitting or More Exercise or More Fitness?” and discusses the various benefits and drawbacks of approaching health in different ways. LISTEN&nbs...
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It's Podcast Friday! with Dr. David Dzewaltowski and Kid's After-School Activity Programs!

It's Podcast Friday! with Dr. David Dzewaltowski and Kid's After-School Activity Programs!

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  • 3/27/2015 1:07:00 AM
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It is well accepted that childhood obesity is a major issue facing our society.  This increase in fatness has been accompanied (some would say 'caused by') a significant limiting of the daily activity of children.  Thus, we are pleased to have Dr. David Dzewaltowski from Kansas State University in the podcast today to talk about ways to help kids be more active - both in school and out of school. LISTEN NOW! 
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Huffines Affiliate Spotlight! Dr. Tim Lightfoot's recent publication!

Huffines Affiliate Spotlight! Dr. Tim Lightfoot's recent publication!

The literature strongly suggests that daily physical activity is genetically and biologically regulated. Potential identities of the responsible mechanisms are unclear, but little has been written concerning the possible evolutionary selection pressures leading to the development of genetic/biological controls of physical activity. Given the weak relationship between exercise endurance and activity levels and the differential genomic locations associated with the regulation of endurance and...
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Weekly Text Article! Iron Helps Us Play

Weekly Text Article! Iron Helps Us Play

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  • 9/12/2013 2:30:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article "Iron Helps Us Play" by Steve Bui. "Iron is one of the most essential minerals to health; unfortunately, sometimes we neglect its importance. What makes iron so important?"
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Weekly Text Article "Chia Seeds: "More than an answer to ceramic statue baldness"'

Weekly Text Article "Chia Seeds: "More than an answer to ceramic statue baldness"'

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  • 8/7/2013 3:46:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article "Chia Seeds: “More than an answer to ceramic statue baldness”' by Samantha Springer. "The title’s quote was published by the Global Healing Center as a clever introduction to the health benefits of the infamous chia seeds. Chia pets have been a popular novelty since the 1980s, but as science advances, health discoveries are gradually shifting the purpose of this herb away from garnishing a ceramic display. It is now being cla...
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Read the Weekly Text Article! "Motor Output Variability in Older Adults"

Read the Weekly Text Article! "Motor Output Variability in Older Adults"

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  • 8/1/2013 6:20:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article "Motor Output Variability in Older Adults" by Deanna Kennedy. "Often athletic performance seeks to improve accuracy and consistency. For example, while playing golf, we want to consistently hit the ball into the hole. However, many factors affect our ability to produce smooth and accurate movements."
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Weekly Text Article "Age is Just a Number: Exercise is Key for Successful Aging"

Weekly Text Article "Age is Just a Number: Exercise is Key for Successful Aging"

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  • 8/1/2013 6:00:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article "Age is Just a Number: Exercise is Key for Successful Aging" by Meredith Luttrell. "As we get older, a vibrant quality of life enables us to keep doing the things we enjoy and that bring meaning to our lives. Exercise is important for health, but it is also one of the best ways to stay energetic and independent with age."
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