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3 months ago Ferritin levels.... the definitive answers???
@jmurtaugh Because this current question was added to a thread that is six years old, I have...
3 months ago ProFerrin Question
Because the question below was added to a thread that is six years old, I've copied and pasted th...
4 months ago Heat Concerns
It's reassuring to read the thread above and see wisdom and judgment in coach's comments. I have...
4 months ago Heat Concerns
I'm concerned about heat at meets tomorrow. Heat indexes in the middle of the day in the last t...
6 months ago 3 ways treating acne can exacerbate iron deficiency
@CoachTerry The muscle soreness could have been a direct effect of Accutane on muscle. It...
6 months ago 3 ways treating acne can exacerbate iron deficiency
Coach Your observation about the performance of athletes taking Accutane makes me wonder if ...
6 months ago 3 ways treating acne can exacerbate iron deficiency
I continue to find factors that contribute to iron deficiency in our runners. I've seen three d...
6 months ago Asking for prayers.
Sorry to have been an infrequent visitor and so late to reply. The infant nervous system has muc...
7 months ago State under the lights
@seannunn I like the Friday evening after the 4X4 prelims timing for the 3200. Kansas is runni...
8 months ago Grandmaster Runner's Lament
"They've been timing me with a sundial for years. Now they're carbon dating my shoes."
8 months ago Hindman runs Dream Mile tonight
@JeffreyHindman I was out west for FOM but was getting a stream of texts providing live upd...
8 months ago mshsaa link to Missouri state records
Coach Hays Thanks for posting the current records in such detail!
8 months ago mshsaa link to Missouri state records
Great to hear she is doing well. Thanks for the update.
8 months ago mshsaa link to Missouri state records
When I go to the MSHSAA site for track and field, to the "championship central" section, and clic...
8 months ago Note intended for parents to send to doctor with runner regarding testing to monitor iron status
Sean I don't have any hard data that compares endurance athletes rates of resynthesis of RBC...
8 months ago Note intended for parents to send to doctor with runner regarding testing to monitor iron status
Sean Sorry for the slow reply to your post. At the heart of this question about the use of ...
9 months ago Note intended for parents to send to doctor with runner regarding testing to monitor iron status
I am what the Capital Steps call a "low slearner." I just lost many paragraphs I posted about po...
1 year ago Trivia Question, just for fun
@seannunn Emil Zatopek was born in 1922. He started running in his teens. First Olympics was ...
1 year ago Trivia Question, just for fun
Kudos to all! The Zatopeks are the answer, and there is indeed a strong connection to the Connoll...
1 year ago Trivia Question, just for fun
Name two people who were born on the same day, date, and year; were married on the same day, date...
1 year ago Lees Summit West Quad Results Link
Coach Griffin, was there an earthquake that preceded the tsunami at your meet?
1 year ago Kid with Ferritin issues -- is there another Dr. who could help?
Coach Rumors of my demise are greatly exaggerated. I am still trying to assist runners with...
2 years ago situation
Coach I'm putting this one in the "no good deed goes unpunished" category. As that famous fe...
2 years ago hypothetical "super sectional" question based on this year's district 2 results
Having attended last weekend's class 5 district 2 meet at Ladue HS I have been pondering the sugg...
2 years ago musings on attending a class 4/5 district track meet
I attended a class 4/5 district track meet over the weekend. It's the first district meet I've g...
2 years ago MTCCCA Clinic
Coach Griffin I was looking forward to hearing you talk about iron in distance runners. You...
2 years ago Ferritin test- question for Dr. Coulter
@AndreaTalley By all means! Email is coltmenk@hotmail.com, cell number 314-607-0971. I w...
2 years ago Festus Sectional Course map
Looking at the map there seem to be a number of pavement crossings.
2 years ago Festus Sectional Course map
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2 years ago Note intended for parents to send to doctor with runner regarding testing to monitor iron status
The last line of the letter that I posted earlier stopped unexpectedly in the middle of Dr. Camas...
2 years ago Note intended for parents to send to doctor with runner regarding testing to monitor iron status
I have amended the "letter to take to the doctor" and the revised letter is posted below. The pr...
2 years ago Time for 5 classes in xc
[quote=seannunn]@mutiger31 They want to be successful this Saturday or certainly by the end ...
2 years ago Time for 5 classes in xc
[quote=coach_gilmore]I realize this is no reason to stop anything from happening, but I would be ...
2 years ago Ferritin test- question for Dr. Coulter
@fsxcdad I think most runners have a fall in iron stores as reflected by declining ferriti...
2 years ago Ferritin test- question for Dr. Coulter
I feel that there is a basic principle to be followed with regard to iron supplementation of anyo...
2 years ago Walker, Texas Ranger
If I had turned away every kid who would walk in their meets, I wouldn't have two of my grea...
2 years ago Walker, Texas Ranger
There is no high school sport doing more to reverse the tide of obesity/diabetes/hypertension/hyp...
2 years ago Entry Fee for Districts and Sectionals
An old Andy Capp cartoon: Panel One, Flo says to the smiling Andy, "you're back early from the f...
2 years ago Ferritin test- question for Dr. Coulter
Short reply as I responded by personal email. I think serum iron is up as more iron is absorbed t...
2 years ago Ferritin test- question for Dr. Coulter
Short reply as I responded by personal email. I think serum iron is up as more iron is absorbed t...
3 years ago Class 5 Sectional 2 - Ridiculously stacked
I'm going to predict that a year after the "qualifying meet plus AQ" system is implemented the di...
3 years ago Class 5A Sectional 1 Girls 1600m Run
I just posted in the other thread about this sectional saying that I hoped the state meet didn't ...
3 years ago Class 5 Sectional 2 - Ridiculously stacked
I am fortunate to live in Washington where class 5 sectional 1 was held yesterday. This meet saw ...
3 years ago Teen daughter has low iron
@jmun5 Response sent to your inbox. The low percent saturation of iron is evidence of developi...
3 years ago The New MileSplit
To the entire Everett family, the words "thank you" don't seem like enough. I know I am not alo...
3 years ago A call for the restraint of NSAIDs
Thanks for sharing the experience with your daughter's iron stores (ferritin) and the possible li...
3 years ago A call for the restraint of NSAIDs
@seannunn Your superb dietary habits are the stuff of legend on this side of the state. I...
3 years ago A call for the restraint of NSAIDs
@seannunn Sean I reviewed the Up to Date (sort of like consumer reports for doctors) artic...
3 years ago A call for the restraint of NSAIDs
I am unaware of any trial in which a group of runners has been split into two groups; one that sc...
3 years ago A call for the restraint of NSAIDs
I have seen several cases of refractory iron deficiency in runners in which I am convinced that t...