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Nurturing the Teen Brain

Nurturing the Teen Brain

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director of Family and Consumer Sciences Exension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. David Weisenhorn, Extension Specialist for Parenting and Child Development

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Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Dr. David Weisenhorn discuss the development of the teenage brain.  Dr. Weisenhorn provides tips for nurturing brain development related to sleep, technology and protective factors that foster healthy growth.  

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Setting SMART Goals for Physical Activity

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Program Coordinator for Physical Activity

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Dr. Hunter and Natalie Jones discuss the importance of setting goals to achieve phyical activity milestones.  Throughout the podcast, Natalie uses a real world example of running in a 10K to explain the concept of SMART goals and how to achieve effective results.

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What is Talking FACS?

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest:  Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support

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Welcome to Talking FACS - What you need to know about family, food, finance and fitness. Hosted by the University of Kentucky Family and Consumer Sciences Extension program. Our educators share research knowledge with individuals, families and communities to improve quality of life.

What is Talking FACS?  It is the podcast for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension at the University of Kentucky.  

In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Mindy McCulley discuss this new podcast produced by University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences. They share information about the topics that will be addressed on Talking FACS.

 

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