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120 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Susan Wagner and how PE helps kids be smarter!

120 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Susan Wagner and how PE helps kids be smarter!

Dr. Susan Wagner - an expert in School Physical Education - joins us in the podcast today.  We talk extensively about the need for activity for kids, why school systems are abolishing PE and recess, and how these actions could be jeopardizing not only the kids' health but also their academic progress.  (Yes, students actually do better on tests when they're active.  Easiest way for schools to boost performance on academic tests - make sure that recess and PE are in the curriculum.  Are a...
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109 - It's Podcast Friday with National H.S. Athletic Director of the Year Kevin Ozee!

109 - It's Podcast Friday with National H.S. Athletic Director of the Year Kevin Ozee!

Many students get their athletic experiences during their junior-high/high-school education.  Thus, providing safe, well-coached, and organized athletic programs in a public school setting is critical.  Our podcast guest today - 2013 National High School Athletic Director of the Year Kevin Ozee, from the Southlake Carroll Independent School District - knows a lot about this subject and takes time to chat with us about the challenges, rewards, and motivation for providing great athletic programs ...
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77 - Huffines Discussion 2012 - Univ. Colorado's Dr. Wendy Kohrt and Building Strength and Bones!

77 - Huffines Discussion 2012 - Univ. Colorado's Dr. Wendy Kohrt and Building Strength and Bones!

This is the audio-only podcast of the 2012 Huffines Discussion Talks.   This week's 2012 Huffines Discussion Scholar is Dr. Wendy Kohrt from the University of Colorado  Dr. Kohrt is a highly lauded scientist and was recently selected to give the prestigious Wolfe Lecture keynote talk at the American College of Sports Medicine meeting.  Dr. Kohrt has made many contributions to the understanding of how exercise impacts bone health and her Huffines Discussion talk was titled "Got Strength?...
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63 - Dr. Walt Thompson - American Fitness Index and keeping kids active

63 - Dr. Walt Thompson - American Fitness Index and keeping kids active

Dr. Walt Thompson from Georgia State University joins us today and talks about the American Fitness Index and why you should know about this index.  Also, we talk about how to keep kids active after school and what Walt is doing to work on that.  Dr. Thompson is a rare scientist that works in the lab and still does quite a bit in the community to put in practice his findings.
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58 - Dr. Jay Williams - Social Media and Sports Medicine with Soccer!

58 - Dr. Jay Williams - Social Media and Sports Medicine with Soccer!

Dr. Jay Williams from Virginia Tech joins us in the podcast today to talk about using social media to translate sports medicine to the public, especially in the area of soccer.  Jay actually works in the area of molecular biology and sports and in the last few years has really been working to make Sports Science understandable to the public.  So join us for this fun conversation!
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56 - Dr. Stephen Crouse - Sudden Death and Athletes

56 - Dr. Stephen Crouse - Sudden Death and Athletes

In the past few months, there have been several football players that have collapsed and died away from the field.  So how much risk do these athletes have for sudden death.  Dr. Stephen Crouse, an expert in athletic medical screen joins us in the podcast today to talk about what we know about athletic sudden death and the real risk to athletes.  This is a great podcast, especially if you are an athlete or have a child participating in sports.
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41 - Dr. Mickey Collins - What You Need To Know About Concussions

41 - Dr. Mickey Collins - What You Need To Know About Concussions

Our awareness of the prevalence of concussions in sports is increasing....Join us today as we chat with one of leading experts in rehabilitating athletes after concussion, Dr. Mickey Collins from the University of Pittsburgh.  It is a great conversation and one that all of us need to hear.
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39 - Mythbusting: Exercise-style!

39 - Mythbusting: Exercise-style!

Recently CNN.com published a list of the top ten exercise myths.  But are those myths really myths?  We asked four bright, rising stars in Exercise Science - Brad Lambert, Emily Schmitt, David Ferguson, and Justin Dobson - for their take on the 'myths'.  It's a fun group, a fun conversation, and the first time we've had four guests on the podcast at the same time!
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38 - Dr. Steve Roth - Can you use genetics to select for Sport?

38 - Dr. Steve Roth - Can you use genetics to select for Sport?

If you knew exactly what sport you were best suited for, would you be interested.  Several companies claim that they can tell you what sport you would be best at.  Join us today as we talk to Dr. Steve Roth from the University of Maryland who is an expert on using genetics to select for sport.   We have a great conversation that is extremely relevant to sports science and if you are a parent with a child interested in sport, you'll want to hear this podcast.
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