Kinesiology and Health Education News

KHE Graduate Student Wins Several Awards at the Texas ACSM Annual Meeting

April 17, 2018

Ann-Katrin Grotle, a Ph.D. student in the exercise science program in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, has won three awards at the most recent meeting of the TACSM

Kinesiology and Health Education Professor Jan Todd quoted in Forbes "The Body Beautiful Business"

April 12, 2018

"What you hear again and again and again is of someone who doesn't measure up in terms of what we think is fit and beautiful and transforming themselves through exercise."

Jan Todd and Terry Todd Inducted Into the International Sports Hall of Fame

March 12, 2018

The International Sports Hall of Fame inductees for the class of 2018 include some of the most elite athletes and contributors to the world of sports. They have made their mark on the world and are being honored for thei

Graduate Student Wins North American Society for Sport History Graduate Essay Prize

March 5, 2018

Duckworth is the third recipient from Texas since 2012 to receive this award. He is also a consecutive winner from Texas, as the 2017 Graduate Essay Prize was awarded to Ben Pollack

Associate Professor Thomas Hunt Featured in Pittsburg Post-Gazzette Article on Russian Doping in the Olympics

Feb. 24, 2018

Associate Professor Thomas Hunt offers insight on the political strategy behind Russian doping in the Olympics.

Athletic Training Students Win SWATA Student Quiz Bowl

Jan. 31, 2018

Students Ralph Alvarez, Tushar Patel, Ronald Ramon and Erin Backus (team alternate) participated in the tournament on January 26th. They defeated 11 other teams, including those from graduate Athletic Training programs.

College of Education Alumni to be Recipients of 2018 SHAPE America Awards

Jan. 22, 2018

Two College of Education alumni will receive honors at the 2018 SHAPE America Convention and Expo.

How to Choose a Sport for Your Daughter or Son

Jan. 20, 2018

Consider the psychological and social skills you value and how those may correlate with success in all areas of life

Liesl Nydegger Receives 2017 APHA Women’s Caucus Award

Liesl Nydegger was presented with the 2017 APHA Women’s Caucus Award at the 2017 annual meeting this November. Nydegger received the award for her abstract titled “Structural factors, syndemics, and sexual health among h

KHE Student Awarded Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the Office of Undergraduate Research

Exercise Science Major Jacob Vines has his research funded in the Motor Control Lab

You’ve Got to Move It, Move It!

Sept. 15, 2017

Kinesiology and Health Education Professor Darla Castelli discusses the role children's physical activity plays in development and cognition throughout the lifespan.

Carole Holahan Receives Grant to Study Associated Health Risks of Living with a Smoker

Aug. 3, 2017

The study will focus on middle aged women, who are at risk of passive smoking effects

Maslowsky receives NICHD Career Development Award

July 17, 2017

Award will fund research focused on demography, health, and contraceptive use of repeat teenage mothers.

Terry Todd Honored with Alvin Roy Award for Career Achievement

July 14, 2017

Terry Todd has been recognized for his career achievements and contributions to the field of sports conditioning and training

Maslowsky Chosen as a William T. Grant Foundation Scholar

May 22, 2017

Maslowsky's project will focus on identifying developmentally and culturally appropriate strategies for reducing unplanned repeat births among Hispanic adolescents.