Kinesiology and Health Education News

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.

E-cigarettes and Youth Discovery Minute

April 4, 2019

Join Professor Alexandra Loukas as she discusses the alarming jump in e-cigarette use within the past year among high school and middle school age students.

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.

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.

How Many Concussions Are Too Many?

Jan. 15, 2019

It turns out that asking how many concussions are too many isn’t the right question to ask, because it may not be the right way to think about how and to whom traumatic brain injuries cause damage.

Arterial Health Discovery Minute

Dec. 21 2018

Join Professor Hirofumi Tanaka as he explains what hardening of the arteries is, why it is an important indicator of aging, and what can be done to maintain arterial health.

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.​