Kinesiology and Health Education News

Get FIT: The 12-week On-campus Fitness and Nutrition Program That Will Change Your Life

Feb. 24, 2019

For 10 years, Get FIT has provided motivating workouts and nutritional guidance in a convenient location on campus.

Audrey Stone awarded $2.4 million NIH Grant

Feb. 19, 2019

Over the next four years, Kinesiology and Health Education Assistant Professor Audrey Stone will research the role of diabetes-related inflammation on cardiovascular responses.

Liesl Nydegger Discusses STI Research in Austin Monthly's A to Z Guide to Health

Jan. 2, 2019

Kinesiology and Health Education Assistant Professor Liesl Nydegger discusses her research on African-American and Latina mothers at risk for STIs in Austin.

Jody Jensen Receives UT President’s Civitatis Award

Congratulations to Professor Jody Jensen for receiving the 2018 Civitatis Award.

Tolga Ozyurtcu Appointed to North American Society for Sport History Executive Committee

Dec. 11, 2018

Kinesiology and Health Education's Tolga Ozyurtcu has been appointed to the North American Society for Sport History's executive committee.

College of Education Faculty and Student Projects Win President’s Awards for Global Learning

Nov. 13, 2018

College of Education faculty and student part of the winning teams for the Africa, East Asia, and Latin American regions of the President's Award for Global Learning.​

Sport Management Team Advances to Finals in Sport Marketing Competition

Oct. 31, 2018

Four Sport Management undergraduate students advanced to the finals in the Sport Marketing Association Case Cup competition.

Late Terry Todd’s legacy shines through in strength documentary

Oct. 26, 2018

Discover the "labor of love" involved in strength training through Jan and Terry Todd's newest documentary, Fullsterkur.

The Stark Center/Rogue Fitness Documentary Fullsterkur selected as “Marquee Feature” for 2018 Austin Film Festival

Oct. 5, 2018

The Stark Center and Rogue Fitness documentary "Fullsterkur" will be shown as a Marquee Feature for the 25th anniversary of the Austin Film Festival

RMS Doctoral Student Places Third in New Investigator Award Competition

Oct. 3, 2018

Rehabilitation and Movement Science doctoral student Dhruv Gupta has been awarded third place for his presentation at the 36th annual International Society of Biomechanics in Sports conference in Auckland, New Zealand.

2018 Dean’s Distinguished Faculty

Sept. 14, 2018

Kinesiology and Health Education Professor Alexandra Loukas has received the 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Faculty Award.

Kinesiology and Health Education New Faculty 2018

Sept. 12, 2018

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

How Sports and the Military Helped Nate Boyer Bridge Cultural Divides

July 6, 2018

Kinesiology and Health Education alumnus Nate Boyer discusses how his experiences as a U.S. Special Forces Green Beret, University of Texas Longhorn and NFL player led him towards activism

Dixie Stanforth Explains Binge-Watching Health Risks and how to Avoid them

June 9, 2018

Increases in binge-watching are causing increased health risks. Provost's Teaching Fellow Dixie Stanforth speaks to Consumer Reports on these risks and how to reduce them.

KHE Student Explores Sports Law while Abroad in Switzerland

June 12, 2018

Kinesiology and Health Education student Sarah Chavez explains the benefits of learning new curriculum in a new country through the University of Texas at Austin study abroad programs.

Liesl Nydegger: Ben Carson's rent increases can empower domestic abusers

June 9, 2018

Kinesiology and Health Education Assistant Professor Liesl Nydegger discusses how rising housing costs are putting domestic violence victims at greater risk.

KHE Recent Graduate Earns Volunteer Appreciation Award at Ronald McDonald Family Room

June 7, 2018

This is awarded to one volunteer per location each year and is given to someone who has great communication with the staff, is loyal to their position, connects with families, and is a great example of a volunteer.

Liesl Nydegger: Federal vacancies and faulty beliefs exacerbate HIV prevention efforts

March 5, 2018

Is HIV even still a problem? The answer is yes and that is part of the problem because we don’t talk about it.

KHE Professor Mary Steinhardt Wins 2017 Civitatis Award

May 10, 2018

Steinhardt’s research focuses on the determinants and methods for building resilience and strength when challenged with change and stressful situations.