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KRSS serves as host site for 5th Annual Huffines Discussion


The Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies will once again be serving as one of the satellite host sites for the 5th Annual Huffines Discussion this Friday, November 20, 2015. The seminar will be streamed live in Room 109 of the Art and Architecture buildling from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M. The discussions will be interactive with the ability for each presenter to receive 1-3 text questions during the seminar. Everyone is invited to attend any part of the discussion with no obligation to stay the entire time.

Eight speakers. Fifteen minutes each. Conversational science. Cutting edge and to the point. 

Speakers will include:

  • Claude Bouchard, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    • “Less Sitting or More Exercise or Higher Fitness?”
  • Reggie Brown, Former Linebacker, Texas A&M and Detroit Lions
    • “The Day My Earth Stood Still: From Injury to the Rest of My Life”
  • Anthony Hacker, University of North Carolina
    • “Exercise: Too Much of a Good Thing?”
  • Larry Kenney, Penn State University
    • “Climate Change, Aging, and Human Health”
  • Mindy Millard-Stafford, Georgia Institute of Technology
    • “(When) Will Women Outperform Men in Sport?” Socio-Biological Perspectives”
  • Darrell Neufer, East Carolina University
    • “Electricity-The Element Principle of Life (Was Frankenstein Right?)”
  • Kevin Spencer, Illusionist and Researcher
    • “Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic!”
  • Janie Thompson, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    • “Obesity Wars: Exercise vs. Diet”

The Huffines Discussion 2015 program brochure includes biographies of the presenters, sponsors, and information on other satellite sites.

Come join us for an excellent interactive learning experience!