Topic: Kinesiology and health education

Health Behavior and Health Education Professors Receive Grant for Tobacco Use and Marketing Research

Sept. 19, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas  Two University of Texas at Austin College of Education professors are among several scholars nationwide to receive funding from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study trends in young people's tobacco use and the extent to which targeted marketing is contributing to an increase in use.

Read more

New Museum, "Muscle and Grace" Photo Exhibit Open at Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports

Aug. 31, 2011

The largest physical culture archive in the world, The University of Texas at Austin's H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports, has announced the opening of its Joe and Betty Weider Museum of Physical Culture, featuring an inaugural exhibition of around 700 photos from the center's holdings.

Read more

Former "Strongest Woman in the World" Inducted Into National Fitness Hall of Fame

March 23, 2009

Dr. Jan Todd, who set more than 60 national and world records in women's power lifting and was listed in the Guinness Book of Records for over a decade, has been inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame. Todd is the Roy. J. McLean Fellow in Sport History at The University of Texas at Austin and co-director of the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports, which also is at the university.

Read more