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Curing The Incurable?

Curing The Incurable?

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  • 11/18/2016 3:46:00 AM
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Corinne Metzger, M.S.You get a cold or a flu and you feel awful. But after a couple days or a week you get back to feeling normal again. These are the typical illnesses most people face. But there are illnesses that do not go away, that continue to impact the way someone feels and lives on a day-to-day basis, and sometimes these diseases even begin to impact other parts of that person’s body leading to more problems. A group of conditions known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are disea...
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It's a Special Podcast Friday - Our 200th!

It's a Special Podcast Friday - Our 200th!

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  • 9/30/2016 3:14:00 AM
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This week's Podcast Friday represents our 200th! To thank you for your continuous support, Dr. Lightfoot is joined by Producer Kenneth McIntyre to take you behind the scenes of the Podcast and to meet some of the people that make the Huffines Institute successful! To that end, this podcast also features Texas A&M Coaching Academy Director Dr. John Thornton, plus current and former Huffines staffers Ayland Letsinger, Alexis Appelquist, Carlos Guevara, and Sheril Marek. LISTEN NOW!Cli...
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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "Sodium"

Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio: "Sodium"

For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute, check out the links listed below. http://www.rice.edu/~jenky/sports/salt.html http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2015/03/20/is-salt-the-newest-workout-supplementBe sure to check out future weekly Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute broadcasts at TexAgs SportsRadio (The Zone 1150 AM) every Wednesday morning at 10:45am. If you missed it you can listen to it here!
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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 Video Podcast Friday! with Huffines Scholar Dr. John Chong and Optimal Health of Musicians!

It's Video Podcast Friday! with Huffines Scholar Dr. John Chong and Optimal Health of Musicians!

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  • 3/10/2015 8:56:00 AM
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Today is the ninth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2014 Huffines Discussion.   Up today in our series is Dr. John Chong, Medical Director of the Musicians' Clinics of Canada. Dr. Chong's talk is called "Tuning the Mind and Body of the Musician for Optimal health and Performance" and covers new technologies for monitoring musicians' bodies to help optimize movement and performances. LISTEN or WATCH NOW! 
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It's Video Podcast Friday! with Huffines Scholar Dr. JP Bramhall and Biologics!

It's Video Podcast Friday! with Huffines Scholar Dr. JP Bramhall and Biologics!

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  • 3/9/2015 8:43:00 AM
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Today is the eighth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2014 Huffines Discussion.   Up today in our series is Dr. JP Bramhall, Director of Sports Medicine and Team Physician for Texas A&M Athletics. Dr. Bramhall's talk is called "Biologics in Orthopedics" and covers new technologies for sports medicine rehab, including platelet rich therapies. LISTEN or WATCH NOW!  
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It's Podcast Friday! with David Weir, Texas A&M Football's Head Athletic Trainer

It's Podcast Friday! with David Weir, Texas A&M Football's Head Athletic Trainer

Football season is in full swing and as does happen with any sport, injuries occur.  Today we are pleased to have Mr. David Weir (ATC, LAT) with us in the podcast to talk about football injuries and treatment.  We talk extensively about the world of Athletic Training, and especially how the emphasis on concussion monitoring is altering how football is practiced. This is certainly a timely topic and we think you'll enjoy!  LISTEN NOW! Image Source: http://hlknweb.tamu...
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Texas A&M University brought home the GOLD at TACSM 2014!

Texas A&M University brought home the GOLD at TACSM 2014!

This past weekend, February 27-28, 2014, was the Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM) annual meeting held at the beautiful campus of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. The Huffines Institute, as well as the Health and Kinesiology Department at Texas A&M are very proud of our faculty and student award winners.Dr. Jim Fluckey, Huffines Institute Internal Advisory Board Chair, was voted as the new President-elect for TACSM for 2...
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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio "Difficulty of a Triple Axel"

Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs SportsRadio "Difficulty of a Triple Axel"

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  • 2/18/2014 9:22:00 AM
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For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute, check out the links listed below. A kinetic comparison of single, double, and triple axels. Aleshinsky, S.Y. Professional service for amateur skaters: What biomechanics can do for figure skating. Skating, 1986, 63(9), 10-13. Part 2. Skating, 1986, 63(10), 11-15. Nash HL. US Olympic figure skaters: honing their performances. Phys Sportsmed. 1988;16(2):180-185. The Triple Axel BlogSpotBe sure to check out future weekly Huffines...
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