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281 | How to find COVID vaccine safety information: It’s not hard!

281 | How to find COVID vaccine safety information: It’s not hard!

  • Health
  • 5/6/2021 8:00:00 PM
  • View Count 1411
One of the biggest reasons for people not to get COVID vaccinated is concerns about the safety of the vaccine. While there are many sources of information on this topic, the best is the scientific literature where this has actually been studied. Most people don’t know that they can easily access these scientific papers and read them for themselves. The podcast covers tips and tricks to finding these papers and understanding what they say (hint: it’s not hard!). So, join us to today as we ...
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279 | Dr. Tim Callaghan on Vaccine Hesitancy

279 | Dr. Tim Callaghan on Vaccine Hesitancy

Are you wondering why people don't want to get the COVID vaccine? Join the Huffines Institute podcast today as we talk 'vaccine hesitancy' with Dr. Tim Callaghan from the School of Public Health at Texas A&M. Why are some people not getting the COVID vaccination? How can we educate people about the vaccine? Can the government force us to get the vaccine? We talk about these topics and many others related to all things vaccine on this podcast!
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280 | Dr. George Cunningham on Community and COVID

280 | Dr. George Cunningham on Community and COVID

Did you know that your community may affect whether you get COVID or not? Join the Huffines Institute podcast today as we talk 'community and COVID' with Dr. George Cunningham from the Division of Sport Management at Texas A&M. Dr. Cunningham’s work show a close association between your community’s health attitudes and your risk of COVID infection. This is a great conversation on how our community can influence our health. If you want ACSM’s recommendations on exercising during th...
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Hilliard Discussion 10 Video

Hilliard Discussion 10 Video

In the 10th Hilliard Discussion hosted by the Huffines Institute, the topic: "Does the scientific literature inhibit scientific truth?" is debated. Talking on the pro side of the topic is Dr. Brian Nosek, and talking on the con side is Dr. Andy Young. HD10 was held in an online format, on January 27th, 2021. Keep a look out next semester for HD11!
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Hilliard Discussion 10 Announcement Video

Hilliard Discussion 10 Announcement Video

The award winning Hilliard Discussions are back! But, there's a twist... Rather than the typical short lecture format, the Hilliard Discussions will be hosted as debates. What will this look like, you ask? Well, we will have two experts on opposing sides of a certain topic in the area of sports medicine and human performance. Then, they will debate and respectfully argue their points backed by evidence from their research/experience. Sounds fun, I know! Additionally, Hilliard Discuss...
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278 | Special Episode - 10th Anniversary of Huffines Podcasts

278 | Special Episode - 10th Anniversary of Huffines Podcasts

10 years ago today, the first Huffines Institute podcast was released. Due to the anniversary, we have a special podcast today to celebrate and remember the podcast. Dr. Lightfoot gives an introduction, then the first Huffines podcast is played. Our guest was Dr. James Fluckey, who talks about building and maintaining muscle. If you want ACSM’s recommendations on exercising during the COVID-19 pandemic follow the link: bit.ly/Exercise_Pandemic
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277 | Nobel Laureate, Human Rights Activist, and History in Exercise Physiology

277 | Nobel Laureate, Human Rights Activist, and History in Exercise Physiology

Dr. David Bassett is the Department Head of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Bassett’s primary research looks at the measurement of physical activity in human energy expenditure. Today in the podcast, Dr. Bassett dives into the life and work of AV Hill. AV Hill’s research revolved around the heat production in muscle tissue, and even neurons. But what may be more impressive were his efforts to help society and science during WWII. Give the podcast ...
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276 | How to Return to Sports During a Pandemic

276 | How to Return to Sports During a Pandemic

Our guest today, Dr. JP Bramhall, is the current Director of Sports Medicine and Team Physician for Texas A&M University. He discusses new covid-19 related procedures and safety plans for collegiate athletes and teams to return to sport. Additionally, Dr. Bramhall explains myocarditis and why athletes are at risk during the pandemic. He mentions recommendations from the American Academy of Cardiology & the SEC relating to coronavirus and myocarditis. The podcast ends with Bramhall illustrating h...
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275 | ACSM’s 64th President, Dr. NiCole Keith, Indiana University

275 | ACSM’s 64th President, Dr. NiCole Keith, Indiana University

Dr. NiCole Keith, the current president of the American College of Sports Medicine, joins us on the podcast today. She also fills many roles at Indiana University, including the position of Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs in the school of Health & Human Sciences, and a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology. In the podcast, she talks about what ACSM is and her roles at ACSM. Additionally, she dives into the many ways ACSM addresses institutional racism and how they increase diversity in th...
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274 | Alien Sightings and Physiology

274 | Alien Sightings and Physiology

Our guest on the podcast today is Mr. Nathan Keller, who is a doctoral student in Kinesiology at Texas A&M University. Nathan’s research focuses on the role of artificial gravity as a countermeasure to muscle atrophy during human spaceflight. However, today he talks about a different project he has been working on. He dives into statistics and correlations of UFO sightings. He busts out some interesting graphs, so watch it if you can. But if listening is your thing, Nathan explains everything i...
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