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Former School of Education and Human Development Students Honored at Awards Gala-
Seven outstanding leaders in education, athletics, physical therapy and law enforcement were recognized at the School of Education and Human Development’s 2022 Outstanding Alumni Awards Gala2
Scholarship named after Aggie Football Legend Helps Future Coaches-
A new scholarship named after legendary Texas A&M University football head coach R.C. Slocum will help develop future coaches in the School of Education and Human Development.
Too hot to handle: Climate considerations for youth sport during the hottest years on record-
Two faculty members from the School of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University address dangerous heat, its impact on youth sports and what can be done to help keep students safe.
What new research finds of sport industry careers and realities-
Recent research by Dr. Marlene Dixon in the Department of Health & Kinesiology sheds light on the realities of careers in the sport industry.
$3M gift supports Coaching Academy in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University-
Dorothy Jersild McFerrin, through The Artie and Dorothy McFerrin Foundation, has committed a $3 million gift to the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University to support and expand the services offered through the Texas A&M Coaching Academy. The academy will be re-named the Thornton-McFerrin Coaching Academy in honor of Dorothy McFerrin and John Thornton.
Texas A&M Coaching Academy attends THSCA Coaching School & Convention-
The Texas A&M Coaching Academy attended the 89th annual Texas High School Coaches Association Coaching School & Convention in San Antonio, Texas July 18-20, sponsoring speakers, a mentoring program and bringing Aggie student coaches to network.
How background music in ads impacts consumers-
You may not pay much attention to the background music playing in an ad, but new research suggests that it has more of an impact than you think.
Work-life balance is harder, more stressful for sport employees-
When competition is at the core of your role, how do you manage a healthy work-life balance? Sport management expert Dr. Marlene Dixon, Department of Health and Kinesiology, sought to answer this question after experiencing difficulty balancing both coaching and family in her own life.
How abuse is perpetuated in sport organizations-
Through examining cases of abuse in sport organizations, Dr. Calvin Nite, sport institutions expert, found that institutional work may be to blame in how abuse is perpetuated.
Creating a highway of hope in Kenya-
At just 12-years-old, Linda’s family faced the unthinkable. Linda’s family, in financial desperation, planned to sell her to a 40-year-old man. Her older sister helped her escape to live with her in the informal settlement of Kibera, often referred to as Africa’s largest slum, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Why green sports are good sports-
Why should the sports industry care about environmental sustainability? Simply put, the sports that we enjoy today could not take place without a natural environment to compete in, and sport ecology expert Dr. Brian McCullough said sports can also benefit financially by going green.
Martha Muckleroy retires after 26 years with Texas A&M-
Martha Muckleroy, director of Camp Adventure and instructional professor in the Physical Education Activity Program, retired after 26 years at Texas A&M on Aug. 31. She hopes to leave behind a legacy of cultivated relationships and instilling a love for lifetime fitness among her students and campers.
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.
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.
Aggie ACHIEVE students tour Texas A&M Football facilities-
After hearing about Aggie ACHIEVE on Twitter, Aggie Linebacker, Keeath Magee II, wanted to invite the students to tour Texas A&M’s football training facilities.
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.
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.
Closing The Branding Gap Between Male And Female Athletes-
On Forbes’ list of the world’s highest paid athletes, not a single female athlete made the cut. Why is that? Recent research from the Department of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Education and Human Development aims to demystify why female athletes do not stack up to their male counterparts in building profitable personal brands.
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3rd Annual Voices Of Impact Speaker Series Planned-
The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held February 6 at 6 p.m. at the Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan.
Randolph Foundation Supports Texas A&M Handball Through $1 Million Endowment-
On Nov. 30 Randolph gave $1 million to support the Texas A&M Handball team and the sport of handball in Physical Education Activity Programs in Health and Kinesiology, a department in the College of Education and Human Development.
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