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122 - It's Podcast Friday with UMd's Dr. Jim Hagberg with stem cells and McArdle's Syndrome!

122 - It's Podcast Friday with UMd's Dr. Jim Hagberg with stem cells and McArdle's Syndrome!

We are pleased to have on of the giants in the field of Exercise Physiology, Dr. Jim Hagberg join us in the podcast today.  Dr. Hagberg has a long list of honors and awards and while we'll talk about some of his paradigm-shifting work with lactate, we'll also talk about his new work with exercise and stem cells (this work will also probably paradigm-shifting as well!).  Dr. Hagberg is a great scientist and one of the truly good human beings in science.
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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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117 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. John Lawler and Antioxidants!

117 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. John Lawler and Antioxidants!

It's summer and what better time to talk about....Antioxidants and Free Radicals?  Antioxidants and free radicals continue to be a huge topic in the world of sports medicine and today we have Dr. John Lawler, one of the world's experts on antioxidants with us on the podcast to talk about exercise, health, and the role of antioxidants.  Given the number of times we all hear about antioxidants, this is a great podcast to give you some background information!
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97 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Weston Porter and Breast Cancer!

97 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Weston Porter and Breast Cancer!

The scientific literature is very clear: regular physical activity may be the best medicine available.  In particular, there are several forms of cancer that regular exercise can prevent.  Breast cancer is one of the cancers that is prevented with exercise and we are pleased to have Dr. Weston Porter join us to chat about breast cancer and some of the new discoveries in the cancer field.  If you've wondered what work is actually being done to try to prevent and 'cure' cancer, you sho...
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92 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. John Fox and The Ball!

92 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. John Fox and The Ball!

Every so often, there is a great book that comes along that reveals a bit more about why we play and have sports in our society.  Such is the case with a new book - The Ball - that was recently released.  Dr. John Fox is the author and we are pleased to have him with us in the podcast to talk about his book and the topics he covers within.  This is a great book and we highly recommend not only the podcast, but also the book!
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91 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Claude Bouchard of Pennington Biomedical Center

91 - It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Claude Bouchard of Pennington Biomedical Center

We are especially pleased to welcome Dr. Claude Bouchard from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center with us today in the podcast.  Dr. Bouchard is one of the most prominent Exercise Physiologists in the world with over 1000 scientific publications - and an h-factor over 90 (which is a measure of scientific impact - 90 is an amazing score!).  Dr. Bouchard has been forerunner in working to discover the genetic regulation of both obesity and exercise capacity.
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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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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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74 - Mr. Kevin Bastin - Athletic Training for All!

74 - Mr. Kevin Bastin - Athletic Training for All!

We are pleased to have Mr. Kevin Bastin, Director of Athletic Training Services for the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann Hospital with us in the podcast.  We chat about athletic training and rehabilitation of elite athletes and recreational athletes.  It's a fun conversation!
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