Kinesiology & Health Education

Dedicated to excellence

National Academy of Kinesiology Ranking GraphicWe encourage you to explore these pages where you will: meet a group of faculty, staff, and students who lead the nation in the exploration of health, sport and human movement; learn about innovative research; and, discover a range of programs that train students to translate this research into action.

Feature Stories

Photo of Dr. John Bartholomew standing in a gym while others work out.

One Big Question

Dr. John Bartholomew, department chair, explains what public health means and the role the department plays in improving people’s health and wellness.

Photo of Ellie Noack speaking from behind a lectern

Alumni Spotlight

Kinesiology and Health Education alumna Ellie Noack ’53, ’59 reminisces on a pioneering career as a physical education leader.


The first Thursday of each month Dell Medical School ResearchConnect, 2 - 3 PM in the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, Avaya Auditorium, Room 2.302
January 13 KHE Faculty and Staff Spring Meeting, 10:00 AM, BEL 962
January 24 EVP and Provost Open Hours for Faculty in the College of Education, 1:30 - 2:30 PM, GDC 6.302
February 1 - 2 Teachers Learning Together
February 3 Celebrating Tere Ramirez, 3:30 - 5:30 PM, The Stark Center
February 24 McCraw Lecture: Audrey Stone, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, the University of Texas at Austin
"Effects of diabetes on the autonomic control of circulation during exercise" BEL 962, 12 PM