Topic: Kinesiology

Peers Against Tobacco Project Focuses on Texas University Students

Feb. 2, 2015

A new multi-university program, Peers Against Tobacco, aims to reduce use of tobacco and alternative tobacco products among one of the country's heaviest user groups: college-age students.

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Study Identifies Early Warning Signs of Stroke Risk in Blacks

Nov. 20, 2014

Researchers in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education have found that a blood flow impairment in blacks that puts them at higher risk for cerebrovascular diseases like stroke appears at a much earlier age than previously thought.

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New Study Says Schools Should Play Primary Role in Boosting Students' Physical Health

May 23, 2013

A new report issued today by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and developed by two University of Texas at Austin professors, says schools should play a key role in ensuring all students have the opportunity to engage in at least 60 minutes of vigorous or moderate-intensity physical activity each

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Changing Hormones and Nerve Activity During Menstrual Cycle Predispose Women to Knee Injuries

Nov. 14, 2012

Hormone changes during a woman's menstrual cycle and the resulting fluctuations in nerve activity may be a major reason female athletes have more knee injuries than their male counterparts, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.

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Dean Manuel J. Justiz Honored With $1.4 Million Endowed Chair

April 2, 2012

The Education Foundation Advisory Council for The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education has contributed $500,000 to create the $1.4 million Manuel J. Justiz Endowed Chair in Math, Science and Technology in Teacher Education. With fundraising ongoing, the endowment totals $1.4 million in gifts and pledges from 139 donors, making it one of the largest endowments in the college's history.

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