Kinesiology and Health Education News

Kinesiology and Health Education Faculty Member Receives $1.2 Million Grant from NIAAA
Oct. 01, 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
Sep. 04, 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
Jul. 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
Jun. 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
Jun. 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.

John Ivy Honored with 2019 Tom Osborne Award
Jun. 03, 2019
The Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) has awarded John Ivy, Professor Emeritus and Hall of Honor member in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, with the 2019 Tom Osborne Award. This award is given to those who have demonstrated the highest quality…

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.