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The role of parents in a child’s obesity risk-
Dr. Jeffrey Liew, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, and Dr. Ledric Sherman, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, have both looked into the role of parents in their children’s dietary practices.2
How COVID-19 affects older adults and how they can protect themselves-
People aged 65 or older are considered high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Experts in our Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Dr. Nicolaas Deutz and Dr. Marielle Engelen, offer answers and recommendations for older adults during the current pandemic.
Growth hormone alters brain structure and combats traumatic brain injury symptoms-
Traumatic brain injuries result in death and disability in thousands of Americans each year. The effects of these injuries can linger on long after the initial trauma.
How sport experiences can transform lives-
Sport management professor Dr. Marlene Dixon showed that sport has the power to transform lives through recent research involving cyclists that completed the Texas 4000, a 4,000-mile bike ride from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska benefitting cancer research.
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The Black student experience: How can we make higher education better for Black students?-
Higher education can be an isolating experience for all incoming freshmen. However, for Black students this is amplified by a lack of representation and lack of diversity in peers at predominantly white institutions.
How race affected NFL attendance after protests in 2016-
Using racial attitudes data Dr. George Cunningham found that as implicit racial bias increased, attendance decreased.
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4th Annual Voices of Impact Announced-
The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at The Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan on Feb. 6 at 6 p.m.
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CEHD Jumps To Top 10 In Latest Online Rankings-
The 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, released today, list the college’s online graduate programs as 8th in the country, up from 16th last year.
The Department of Health and Kinesiology relocated to the Gilchrist Building-
The college is expanding its footprint on the Texas A&M campus, as well as its health corridor on West Campus.
Health education researchers partner with Hearne to improve rural health-
Health education is not one size fits all, especially in rural areas where accessing healthcare services can be a challenge.
Former student dedicates Navy Marine Corps Medal to scuba diving instructors-
Aaron Cranford ’13 credits his Texas A&M scuba diving instructors with teaching him everything he knows about scuba diving. On April 23, 2017, this diving knowledge would help him save four people’s lives in Okinawa, Japan.
Injury to Innovation: Kinesiology researcher retrofits odd objects to aid rehabilitation-
Before Dr. Deanna Kennedy was an assistant professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, she taught a gymnastics course at Texas A&M. From this class, she sustained an injury that would change the course of her life forever.
Lightfoot to hold Debbie and Mike Hilliard ’73 Huffines Institute Chair-
Dr. Timothy Lightfoot, professor of kinesiology in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, will hold the Debbie and Mike Hilliard ’73 Huffines Institute Chair.
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2019 Outstanding Alumni Announced-
While DHH students face many of the same struggles in school, especially in science, there are some challenges that impact DHH students more. One of those challenges is language deficiencies and delays. More than 90% of deaf children are born to hearing parents and nearly 75% of those parents never learn to sign.
Remembering Dr. Michael Greenwood-
Dr. Michael Greenwood, Clinical Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, passed away on Sep. 21 at the age of 63.
Texas A&M researcher explores impact of race and sport on education-
Children with autism) are at greater risk for experiencing high levels of anxiety symptoms. Recent evidence suggests Cognitive behavioral therapy may also be effective for anxiety reduction in some presentations of autism.
New dance science paths produce dance teachers, physical therapists, performers-
The Division of Kinesiology’s Dance Science program in the Department of Health and Kinesiology added three new paths, helping students tailor their degree to their career: teaching, physical therapy and professional performer.
Texas A&M sport researcher explores what makes fans attend more games-
A Texas A&M sport management researcher found significant direct effects of a fan’s loyalty to a team, overall stadium environment and desire to stay at a game on the fan’s intentions to return.
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CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations-
As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.
Texas A&M to host iTP3 Innovation Summit in May-
The Innovative Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs (iTP3) project at Texas A&M University will host the 2019 Innovation Summit on May 15-16 in San Antonio, Texas. Registration is open to the public until April 19.
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2019 Dean’s Roundtable Honorees Announced-
The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University will honor 33 transformational leaders at the 2019 Dean’s Roundtable to be held on Friday, April 26th at the Hildebrand Equine Complex.
Teaching community health workers to utilize family history for prevention-
Dr. Lei-Shih (Lace) Chen, associate professor of health education, is helping rural Texas communities tap into family health history by educating community health workers about basic genetics through bilingual workshops.
ICYMI: Department Of Health And Kinesiology Held 2nd Able, Active, And Adaptive Conference-
The Department of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Education and Human Development hosted the second annual Able, Active, and Adaptive Conference on March 1 at the Physical Education Activity Program building at Texas A&M University.
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ICYMI: Video From The Voices Of Impact Speaker Series-
Inspired by the popular TED talks, speakers engaged attendees in five-minute presentations featuring one slide. Each presentation touched on a variety of engaging topics related to our everyday lives.
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