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88 - It's Podcast Friday with UAB's Dr. Marcas Bamman and Healthy Muscle at all ages!

88 - It's Podcast Friday with UAB's Dr. Marcas Bamman and Healthy Muscle at all ages!

Today we are pleased to have Dr. Marcas Bamman from the University of Alabama Birmingham with us in the podcast today.  Dr. Bamman is a well-known scientist in the area of protecting muscle function.  He continues to be an influence at a national level as a continuing reviewer for the science programs at the National Institutes of Health and at NASA.  So join us as we have a great, practical conversation about why protecting muscle function is important for everyone and the best ways to do that....
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87 - Huffines Discussion 2012 - Dr. Noah Dean - Fitness Gimmicks and the Middle Ages

87 - Huffines Discussion 2012 - Dr. Noah Dean - Fitness Gimmicks and the Middle Ages

This is the audio-only podcast of the 2012 Huffines Discussion Talks.   This week's 2012 Huffines Discussion Scholar is Dr. Noah Dean.  Dr. has built a sizable following on YouTube disproving many of the current fitness gimmicks (such as PowerBalance bracelets and Shake-Weights). This is a great podcast as Dr. Dean talks about  "Avoiding Gimmicks in Health & Fitness: Refusing to Return to the Dark Ages".
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86 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Robert Gold and technology's effect on science, health, and information

86 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Robert Gold and technology's effect on science, health, and information

Have you ever thought about how technology is changing what we think is fact?  Joining us this week in the podcast is Dr. Robert Gold from the University of Maryland who is renowned for his work, research, and writings about the role of technology in Health and Science.  This is a great conversation about the stability of knowledge and what that implies for for our society, our future, and our education.
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85 - Huffines Discussion 2012 - Univ. Utah's Dr. Dennis Bramble and the Evolution of Running

85 - Huffines Discussion 2012 - Univ. Utah's Dr. Dennis Bramble and the Evolution of Running

This is the audio-only podcast of the 2012 Huffines Discussion Talks.   This week's 2012 Huffines Discussion Scholar is Dr. Dennis Bramble from the University of Utah.  Dr. Bramble has done incredible work teasing apart how humans came to be able to run long distances and why that trait was advantageous for the survival of our species.  This is a great podcast as Dr. Bramble talks about  "Can Grandma Run? An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Exercise, Aging and Endurance Performance&quo...
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84 - Huffines DIscussion 2012: Drexel University's Dr. Stella Volpe

84 - Huffines DIscussion 2012: Drexel University's Dr. Stella Volpe

This is the audio-only podcast of the 2012 Huffines Discussion Talks.   This week's 2012 Huffines Discussion Scholar is Dr. Stella Volpe from Drexel University.  Dr. Volpe is a high energy, renowned researcher in the area of Nutrition and Obesity.  You won't want to miss this podcast - Dr. Volpe talks about "Avoid the Muffin-Top! ObesitPrevention through Lifestyle Changes."
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82 - It's Podcast Tuesday? Going beyond Gold

82 - It's Podcast Tuesday? Going beyond Gold

Today's podcast is the last of our Olympic themed podcasts and comes only a couple of days after the 100m Olympic final was run in London.  This event as well as our last couple of podcasts bring a question about what happens when we reach the limit of human performance - what happens when we can't set anymore records?  Today is a special podcast with another speculative piece from Ian Creasey that considers just that point.
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81 - Dr. Ed Coyle - Is a sub-2 hour marathon possible?

81 - Dr. Ed Coyle - Is a sub-2 hour marathon possible?

Today's podcast is the third of our Olympic themed podcasts.  One of the great Exercise Physiologists joins us today - Dr. Ed Coyle from the University of Texas.  Dr. Coyle is with us in advance of the London Olympic Marathon to talk about whether a human will ever run a sub-2 hour marathon.  Dr. Coyle also talks about his past work with Lance Armstrong measuring his exercise capacities.  This is a fun conversation with one of the best physiologists of our time.
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80 - Ms. Christie Aschwanden - Sport Doping and The Olympics

80 - Ms. Christie Aschwanden - Sport Doping and The Olympics

Today's podcast is the second of our Olympic themed podcasts.  We are pleased to have award-winning sports journalist Christie Ashwanden join us today to talk about the London Olympics and sports doping.  Christie has written stories that have appeared in most of the major magazines and newspapers in the United States and she has a great perspective on the big topics in sports medicine today.  This is a great conversation with one of the best young writers in the United States!
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79 - Huffines Discussion 2012 - Oklahoma State's Dr. Michael Davis with Fatigue and Sled Dogs!

79 - Huffines Discussion 2012 - Oklahoma State's Dr. Michael Davis with Fatigue and Sled Dogs!

This is the audio-only podcast of the 2012 Huffines Discussion Talks.   This week's 2012 Huffines Discussion Scholar is Dr. Michael Davis from Oklahoma State University.  Dr. Davis is a renowned expert on performance and fatigue and continues to do great work using sled dogs to find information that can help humans exercise longer.  Dr. Davis' talk is titled "The Art and Science of Fatigue - Proof" . 
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78 - Sports Illustrated's David Epstein - The London Olympics and Sports Stories

78 - Sports Illustrated's David Epstein - The London Olympics and Sports Stories

The London Olympics is just around the corner and of course, and with all of the performances and stories that will happen there, David Epstein from Sports Illustrated is with us today to give us a heads-up as to what he thinks will be the intriguing stories of these Olympics.  Mr. Epstein has been with us for previous podcasts (video here, here, here, and here!) and I appreciate his '30,000 foot' view of sports and the interesting stories in sports medicine.
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