Topic: Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

UT Game Changers: Kids and Physical Activity

June 3, 2015
Kids Running

Researchers in the Kinesiology and Health Education department at UT Austin are studying children's physical activity and its effects on cognitive health, brain health, behavior and academic performance.

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New Tobacco Cessation Protocol Could Save Texas Millions of Dollars

March 11, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with Baylor Scott and White Health and the Department of State Health Services to launch the first of multiple trainings that introduce physicians to eTobacco, a newly designed tobacco cessation protocol that connects a patient's electronic medical records with a state-funded tobacco cessation program called Quitline.

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Burnt Orange Foods Pack a Nutritious Punch

Nov. 24, 2014
Burnt Orange Foods Pack a Nutritious Punch

Fall is a great time of year for healthy foods that feature every UT fan's favorite color: burnt orange.

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Early Puberty Linked To Higher Substance Use Throughout Adolescence

Oct. 7, 2013

A new University of Texas at Austin study reveals that teens for whom puberty begins early and who have rapid pubertal development are at greater risk for experimenting with cigarettes, alcohol and marijuana.

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68 Must-Read Books for Incoming Students

Aug. 5, 2013
68 Must-Read Books for Incoming Students

On Aug. 27 incoming students will meet some of their professors for the first time during Freshman Reading Round-up, a campus-wide book club. Need a read? Get the list here.

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