Topic: Exercise

Too Hot to Exercise? New Research Links Obesity to Temperature and Humidity

June 25, 2014

If you live in the South and have trouble exercising during the muggy summer months, you're not alone. New research by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has found that adults are less physically active and more obese in counties where summers are hot, especially if they are also humid or rainy.

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Moving for a Better Mind

May 24, 2013
Moving for a Better Mind

Darla Castelli is proving the link between fitness and brain function. Now she hopes to change attitudes about the importance of physical education. Watch a video.

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The pregnancy twofer

May 7, 2012
The pregnancy twofer

Maternal health epidemiologist Michele Forman explains how healthier habits during pregnancy can improve the lives of mother and child.

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Chocolate Milk Gives Athletes Leg-up After Exercise, Says University of Texas at Austin Study

June 22, 2011

Not only does chocolate milk taste good, but two recent studies from The University of Texas at Austin show that it's also the ideal post-workout recovery drink.

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Elementary School Students to Learn About Nursing, Exercise and Hygiene

Jan. 27, 2010

Fifth and sixth graders from Zavala Elementary School will learn about how germs can spread and the value of exercise and will watch blood pressure and heart rates being monitored on mannequins during a Jan. 29 event at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing.

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