This is a free audio podcast from the American Physiological Society. Discussion questions, related research, and other teaching resources are available by clicking on the "collection" tab in the left hand column. When a pregnant woman exercises, is it good for her fetus? That is the question that researchers Linda May of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and Kathleen Gustafson of the University of Kansas Medical Center are trying to answer. Their work is ongoing, but it is good news, so far, for pregnant women who like to exercise. (Begins at 01:59) Buzz in Physiology (Begins at 00:47) Estrogen can halt the damage caused by a stroke by inactivating the protein, p53. Go here (http://tinyurl.com/l6u9jo) to find a link to the official conference program. Download the program and scroll to page 15, abstract number 5.16. Researchers have found a way to diagnose overtraining syndrome in horses by measuring the secretion of nocturnal growth hormone. To find the study, click here or go to http://tinyurl.com/l7bq75.


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