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This week on the show: We look into the evolutionary origins of working out. And all the while, we speak to beefcake body builders, sports nutriti...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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If you think talent and hard work give top athletes all the leverage to succeed, think again. As employees in the Sports-Industrial Complex, they’v...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:28
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For most of us, the athletes are what make sports interesting. But if you own the team or run the league, your players are essentially very expensi...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:29
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Great athletes aren’t just great at the physical stuff. They’ve also learned how to handle pressure, overcome fear, and stay focused. Here’s the go...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:30
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Christie Aschwanden is the author of "GOOD TO GO: What The Athlete In All Of Us Can Learn From The Strange Science Of Recovery." Christie lives in...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
  • Length: 09:49
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Dollar-wise, the sports industry is surprisingly small, about the same size as the cardboard-box industry. So why does it make so much noise? Becau...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:28
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This week on the show: It hurts to let your football team down - How can professional athletes who cause their team to lose by their blunders be ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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HOUR ONE: "The Secret Language of Trees" - When was the last time you listened to a tree? Biologists are just beginning to unravel their vast netwo...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59

  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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It happens to just about everyone, whether you’re going for Olympic gold or giving a wedding toast. We hear from psychologists, economists, and the...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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There are a lot of factors that go into greatness, many of which are not obvious. A variety of Olympic and professional athletes tell us how they m...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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Dollar-wise, the sports industry is surprisingly small, about the same size as the cardboard-box industry. So why does it make so much noise? Becau...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:28
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Cindy Gagnon was betrayed by her friends for a very common reason. And you'd do the same.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 16:55
From: Bishop Sand
Series: Qualia
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In this IMMERSIVE episode, our goal is to immerse you in a soundscape that pulled and pushed you to alternatively feel risk-seeking and risk-averse.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2018
  • Length: 25:58
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Researchers learn about aggression and conflict by watching Formula One races.

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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HOUR ONE: "The Art of Reinvention" - Feeling stale? Four artists tell us how they reinvented themselves and how you can too. HOUR TWO: "Peak Perf...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Episode topics: Concussion and helmet technology.

Bought by WNYO and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Cellular Powerhouse Show! How to Hack you system with Mitochondrial Biogenesis for a longer health enhanced life. Technology, Diet, Lifestyle a...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 27:15
  • Purchases: 1
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A small amount of weekly exercise may help prevent depression.

Bought by KENW, KRZA, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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When you hear about concussions in the news, it's often about a football player. But kids get concussions too. In one recent year, nearly a quarter...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 1
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The Knee Show! Surgery or not to Surgery?! With Evan Peck MD Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Orthopedics division , along side Physical Therapy Ex...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 26:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode topics: Common shoulder problems and swimming for health.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Radio Curious visits with Conna-Lee Weinberg, author of “Mindful Spine: Movement from the Inside Out – Connecting the Brain and the Spinal Vertebrae.”

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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There's a flipside to dehydration that kills athletes and otherwise healthy people every year. And it's on the rise.

Bought by WFAE and KVSC


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:55
  • Purchases: 2
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When bystanders start CPR on a drowning victim before emergency personnel arrive, the victim has a better chance of a more complete recovery. That'...

  • Added: May 29, 2017
  • Length: 15:59