Kinesiology and Health Education News

Watch Assistant Professor Matt Bowers Interview on Today Show’s Baseball and the American Dream segment.
Apr. 03, 2017

A Step in the Right Direction
Mar. 31, 2017
Dr. Johnathan Dingwell is researching interventions utilizing virtual reality simulations that can be implemented to improve balance and walking control in elderly populations. Falls account for 95% of hip fractures, and

Bowers Presents Research on SXSW Panel
Mar. 24, 2017
Dr. Matt Bowers was one of four presenters at the recent SXSW conference in Austin on a panel, Raising the 21st Century Athlete. Together with Christine Bolger, US Olympic Committee; Emmanuel Acho, NFL player and College of Education alumnus; and Tom Farrey, Aspen Institute sports & Society Program, Bowers talked…

To Catch a Shapeshifter
Mar. 13, 2017
New nicotine delivery products change game for those working to lower tobacco use among young.

KHE Jeopardy Team Wins 4th Championship
Feb. 20, 2017
Two teams from UT’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, coached for the third year by Lecturer Michelle Harrison, wanted to establish Texas as the first back-to-back winner in the competition.

“Teachers Learning Together” Gives New Insights to KHE Faculty
Feb. 20, 2017
Teachers Learning Together was a two-day event in which KHE faculty observed their colleagues--not to evaluate but to learn.

Alumni Kathy Dieringer, BS '84 and Michael O’Shea BS '68 inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Hall of Fame
Feb. 09, 2017
Kinesiology and Health Education Alumni Kathy Dieringer and Mike O’Shea have been inducted into NATA’s Class of 2017 Hall of Fame. This prestigious honor recognizes those who advance the field of athletic training through dedicated service, leadership and professionalism. Kathy Dieringer Kathy has been a professional leader…

'The New York Times' profiles Professor Edward Coyle's research on the benefits movement can have for the deskbound
Dec. 15, 2016

The Icing on the Cake
Nov. 01, 2016
Kinesiology and Health Education alumna Ellie Noack ’53, ’59 reminisces on a pioneering career as a physical education leader

Five Tips to Curb Food Advertising’s Affect on Kids’ Health
Nov. 01, 2016
See what KHE Associate Professor Keryn Pasch's research into food and drink marketing aimed at children has to say.