HLKN News

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October 17, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence, or relationship violence, is an epidemic on college campuses.
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October 16, 2018
Seven alumni of the college will be recognized for their professional achievements and college-wide impact at the 2018 Outstanding Alumni Awards Ceremony.
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October 09, 2018
SBP Amy Sharp, who started her leadership role in April 2018, made physical and mental health one of the key focuses of her campaign. She says physical and mental health are issues most students can resonate with.
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October 01, 2018
The modern-day health education class is more than just the food pyramid and sex ed. Dr. Meagan Shipley, a clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M, said hot-button issues like bullying and mental health are vital to school health education today.
Sophia Zekkour at graduation
August 23, 2018
Sophia Zekkour ’19 and Ashley Melgar ‘18 were chosen to speak at the Texas A&M University Summer 2018 Commencement on August 10, 2018.
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August 21, 2018
America is aging, with about 15 percent of the population over the age of 65. As Americans age, susceptibility to chronic conditions increases and level of overall health can decline.
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July 13, 2018
Many cancer patients suffer from a loss of body mass known as cachexia. Approximately 20 percent of cancer related deaths are attributed to the syndrome of cachexia, which in cancer patients is often characterized by a rapid or severe loss of fat and skeletal muscle.
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June 13, 2018
In 2017, 13 percent of all individuals diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in the United States were African-American. This is the second highest diagnosis rate for a demographic in the country.
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June 01, 2018
For Dr. Paula Miller, teaching a computer technology course in the Department of Health and Kinesiology was more than just showing students how to use software.
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May 30, 2018
Dr. Nicolaas Deutz says it is important for older adults to continue exercise to maintain muscle mass and appetite - the keys to increased longevity.
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May 23, 2018
May is teen pregnancy prevention month. It is also one of the last months of funding for the Innovative Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (iTP3).
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April 18, 2018
Sidewalks are created with enough room for one person using a wheelchair to move comfortably alongside an individual without disabilities. However, what happens when two people using wheelchairs want to travel side by side on a sidewalk?
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March 27, 2018
Girls that are raised running on the field might grow up to run companies as adults.
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March 20, 2018
Three faculty in the College of Education and Human Development will be honored with a 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Former Students.
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February 21, 2018
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.
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February 21, 2018
The Department of Health and Kinesiology's Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity (CTRAL) is participating in the upcoming College Station 2018 Senior Games February 24-25.
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February 13, 2018
With the 2018 Winter Olympics underway, there is hope that the games will mend relationships between people divided by conflict or prejudice.
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January 30, 2018
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.
December 14, 2017
Thanks to generous gifts from donors, three faculty have been named new endowed chair holders.
October 18, 2017
Dr. John Eliot, clinical associate professor in sport management, said the factors within an organization and the culture they create affect a team’s success.

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