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CEHD Honors Transformational Leaders at Dean’s Roundtable-
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at Texas A&M University honored 26 transformational leaders at the 2022 Dean’s Roundtable.2
Two CEHD Faculty Honored for ‘Distinguished Achievement’-
Two of our College of Education and Human Development faculty have received the 2022 Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award.
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Texas A&M Celebrates National Biomechanics Day at Local School-
Dr. Jenna Yentes and Texas A&M graduate students come together at a local middle school to celebrate National Biomechanics Day.
Health education research explores ways to discuss sexual health-
Faculty and students in The Laboratory for Community Health Evaluation & Systems Science are collaborating with organizations in Oklahoma aimed at reducing teen pregnancy and improving adolescent health.
Q&A: Integrating physical activity into distance education-
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, online lessons and homeschooling are the new normal in education. How does physical activity fit into this new mode of learning?
Former Student Highlight: Kourtney Martin ’15-
When Kourtney Martin was an undergraduate and exploring future career options, she focused on cardiac rehabilitation. While working with the older adults with chronic heart problems, Martin found herself thinking there must be a way to prevent the issue.
Using Design Thinking To Curb Teen Pregnancies-
In an effort to curb teen pregnancies, a program in the Department of Health and Kinesiology awarded $80,000 to several groups in North Carolina to make a difference in their community.
Team Culture Creates Successful Professional Teams-
Professional baseball teams can hit a winning streak at any time throughout an entire season. When momentum builds and all the stars align just right, successful teams seem to discover the missing piece needed to win.
Lending A Hand In Harvey Efforts-
With over 325,000 displaced residents in the greater-Houston area alone, students and faculty in the College of Education and Human Development have jumped in to help lead the relief efforts.
Dr. Kreider, ESNL Awarded Best For Health & Research Award-
Dr. Richard Kreider and the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab (ESNL) in the Department of Health and Kinesiology have been awarded Best for Health & Research Education – Texas by Global Health & Pharma (GHP) Magazine.
Expert Relates Teen Pregnancy Research To Maternal Mortality-
enate Bill 17 was passed on July 24 and permitted a special task force to increase research and investigative efforts toward the state’s growing maternal mortality rates from 2019 to 2023.
LGBT Rights Expert Weighs In On Bathroom Bill-
After hours of emotional testimony on July 21, Texas sub-committee members passed a divisive bill that restricts the use of bathrooms by transgender individuals in public facilities. Senate Bill 3, which faces opposition in the House, has become one of the most contentious issues state government has battled with in recent years.
HLKN Welcomes First Female Department Head-
The Department of Health and Kinesiology (HLKN) welcomes Dr. Melinda Sheffield-Moore ‘87 as its new department head and first female department head. Dr. Sheffield-Moore holds a long and distinguished career in both the education and health sectors. She will succeed Dr. Richard Kreider on Aug. 1.
Creatine’s Impact Goes Far Beyond The Weight Room-
It is one of the most popular nutritional performance enhancing supplements for athletes. Studies show creatine can increase muscle mass, strength and exercise performance. But, is it safe?
Creating Confident Readers With Shelter Dogs-
When it comes to helping young students become confident readers, our four-legged friends may be the key. That is the theory behind PAWS (Physical Activity With Shelters) for Reading.
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Four Recognized As Transforming Lives Faculty Fellows-
Four College of Education and Human Development faculty members have been selected as Transforming Lives Faculty Fellows. Drs. Sharon Matthews (TLAC), Michael Sandlin (HLKN), Karen Smith (EAHR), and Jay Woodward (EPSY) will each be recognized for their promotion of transformative learning for their students.
The Distinguished Lecture Series 2017 Wraps Up-
The Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) concluded Thursday afternoon at Rudder Theatre with hundreds of students, staff, and faculty in attendance. Twelve guest speakers within the health education, physical activity, and sport management fields presented and showcased their research throughout the two-day event.
Open For Research: State Of The Art HCRF-
A new facility on the Texas A&M campus will be a university-wide resource for collaboration on research in nutrition, aging, performance, health and well-being. The College of Education and Human Development held a grand opening celebration for the Human Clinical Research Facility (HCRF) on April 11.
Transforming Health And Fitness With ESNL-
Women, men, athletes, healthy and unhealthy individuals around the world have seen the impacts of research happening in the Exercise and Sport Nutrition Laboratory (ESNL).
Five Faculty Named Exemplary Distance Educators-
Five faculty members in the College of Education and Human Development have achieved the Exemplary Distance Educator title after meeting the highest standards required by Quality Matters.
Partnership Focuses On Protecting Health Of Area First Responders-
Once a week, students in the HSC Sports Medicine Fellowship visit the Applied Exercise Physiology Lab and work with participants in the FITLIFE Program. The Fellows serve as on-site physicians to assess the first responders.
Dr. Leonard Ponder Reflects On Academic Career-
With over 40 years of service to the Department of Health and Kinesiology and the College of Education and Human Development, Dr. Leonard Ponder has no shortage of words when describing his time as an Aggie educator. In fact, his passion for teaching remains just as prevalent today as it did when he first arrived at the university.
Belgian Economic Mission Helps To Further Research-
The Department of Health and Kinesiology (HLKN) will be reaping the rewards of an economic pairing between the university and the country of Belgium through a partnership called the Belgian Economic Mission. Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium visited campus Wednesday to attend the event.
Paraag Marathe Speaks At Rudder Forum-
The Department of Health and Kinesiology featured guest speaker Paraag Marathe of the San Francisco 49ers at the Rudder Forum Monday afternoon. Marathe currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the team.
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