Topic: Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

Study: Very Light Smoking Popular Among Young Adult Women

July 20, 2015
Woman Smoking

“Very light” smoking, defined as five or fewer cigarettes per day, is common among young adult women in the United States, according to researchers at UT Austin.

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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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