Kinesiology and Health Education News

Sophie Lalande Interviewed by Wallet Hub on Diabetes

Nov. 5, 2019

Sophie Lalande explains the steps people can take to decrease their risk of diabetes and how those with it can maintain a healthy and active lifestyle on a budget.

Mary Steinhardt Receives $3.3 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health

Oct. 4, 2019

The project provides resources to African Americans to manage their daily demands of type 2 diabetes.

Kinesiology and Health Education Faculty Member Receives $1.2 Million Grant from NIAAA

Oct. 1, 2019

Miguel Pinedo's project will address gaps in our understanding of barriers that prevent people from seeking and receiving appropriate care for alcohol use disorders.

Kinesiology and Health Education New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education is joined by Hao-Yuan Hsiao and Galia Tzvetkov.

E-Cigarette Ads Increase Likelihood of Teen and Young Adult Vaping

Aug. 27, 2019

Researchers found that those who remembered seeing in-store and TV e-cigarette marketing were significantly more likely to begin using e-cigarettes up to 2.5 years later.

Matt Bowers: Do Kids Benefit from Recess?

Aug. 25, 2019

Does recess have long-term benefits for kids? Learn why Assistant Professor Matt Bowers says yes.

Sport Management Creates Unique Partnership with Austin FC

Aug. 20, 2019

Students in the sport management program help to grow Austin FC's community presence in Austin through internships and in-class projects.

Five Tips to Stay Safe Around Water this Summer

July 30, 2019

18-24-year-old males are statistically more likely to try drown than their peers. Learn how to stay safe around water this summer with these tips from water safety expert Don Crowley.

Matt Bowers Quoted in Wired Article on Kids Sports

June 28, 2019

Learn how having your child specialize in one sport might hurt their chances of becoming a professional athlete later on.

Brian Farr Named One of 2018's Most Distinguished Athletic Trainers by NATA

June 27, 2019

The award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leadership, volunteer service, advocacy, and distinguished professional activities as an athletic trainer.

Rebecca Lambdin-Abraham, B.S. '08, Receives Mabel Lee Award

The Mabel Lee Award recognizes younger members who have demonstrated outstanding potential in scholarship, teaching, and professional leadership.

Class of 2019: Sabrina Facundo

May 23, 2019

Sabrina Facundo is graduating with a degree in Applied Movement Science with a specialization in Disability Studies. She plans to attend graduate school to become an occupational therapist.

Class of 2019

May 23, 2019

Learn how four graduates will continue to improve education and health across Texas even after they leave the Forty Acres.

KHE Professor Jan Todd Named to the 2019 Texas Ten by Texas Exes

May 2, 2019

Jan Todd, professor of Kinesiology and Health Education and director of the H. Lutcher Stark Center, has been named one of the 2019 Texas Ten by the Texas Exes.

Loukas Appointed Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

May 1, 2019

Alexandra Loukas has been appointed interim associate dean for research and graduate studies, effective June 1.

Alumna Wins TAHPERD Honor Award

April 11, 2019

Congratulations to Tere Ramirez, B.S. ‘77 and M.Ed. ‘81 on receiving the Honor Award from the Texas Association for Health and Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Ed Coyle Cited in New York Times on the Effects of Sitting

Apr. 11, 2019

Professor Ed Coyle was cited in a New York TImes article on how sitting for most of the day could make us resistant to the usual metabolic benefits of exercise.

KHE Faculty and Student Interviewed About Easy Exercises to Feel Great

March 27, 2019

Learn some easy exercise moves that will help to eliminate aches and pains from Kinesiology and Health Education Associate Professor of Instruction Dixie Stanforth and graduate student Kelsey Graham.