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July 15, 2013
Extended Deadline: March 15 for Sponsored Registration Applications multi-professional faculty of well-known experts will help you to better understand the practicalities of tracer methodology enabling you to confidently engage in tracer studies or giving you a head start building your own tracer lab.
February 07, 2013
The Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity (CTRAL) and the European Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) is sponsoring a two-day conference over tracer methodology at the Hilton Hotel & Conference Center in April.
October 27, 2012
The Division of Health in the Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University teamed up with the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) to host "The Perfect Pitch: How to Market Yourself as a CHES/MCHES" webinar on November, 15, 2012.
April 16, 2012

A Texas A&M University program is providing Aggie health and kinesiology majors with invaluable hands-on training for their future careers, while also giving local children with disabilities a venue for exercise and entertainment.

March 05, 2012

From helping you create healthy grocery lists to acting as your own personal trainer, there really is an app for that.

February 17, 2012

Fire fighting is a job that requires extreme bouts of physical activity, often under severe conditions. It’s no surprise that the cardiovascular system of a firefighter is pushed to the limit when fighting a blaze.

January 03, 2012

If you made a New Year's resolution, chances are high one of your 2012 goals includes getting in shape.

November 10, 2011

The holidays are almost here. The season brings celebrations with family and friends-and lots of food. For many Americans, however, these celebrations will contribute to extra pounds in 2011.

September 16, 2011
The President has forwarded a request to the Chancellor to fund three new building projects in response to a permanent university fund (PUF) request from the system.
August 28, 2011

Stereotypes. Conform to them and experience pressure to achieve and sustain. Don't conform and risk suffering from shame or guilt.

May 04, 2011

The so-called "bad cholesterol" — low-density lipoprotein commonly called LDL — may not be so bad after all, shows a Texas A&M University study that casts new light on the cholesterol debate, particularly among adults who exercise.

April 18, 2011

A healthier lifestyle doesn't have to mean radical changes in diet and exercise. It can be as simple as taking the stairs instead of the elevator or regularly lifting a 10-pound bag of sugar, notes comedian Kevin Hughes.

January 28, 2011

Britny Fowler '06 never imagined the role she'd play shaping other people's lives, much less on national television.

January 26, 2011
Courtesy University Marketing and Communications Injuries from falls and other accidents among the aging can often be attributed to a decline in ability to mentally estimate and anticipate stepping and reaching distances, according to research conducted by a Texas A&M University-led research team.
January 10, 2011

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January 06, 2011
Statesman A Texas A&M University researcher is mining a unique database in hopes of helping clinicians identify the symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder that increase the risk of suicide among combat veterans.
December 14, 2010

America's expanding waistline is not limited to adults. Approximately one in five children are obese too, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

December 14, 2010

In the famous training sequence from the classic movie Rocky, Rocky Balboa works relentlessly to hone his body and prove himself against his opponent. What if, at the end of that sequence, Rocky didn’t become stronger, faster and fitter?

December 14, 2010
One of the most important lessons parents will ever teach their children is how to relate to others, notes a Texas A&M University school psychology professor.
December 14, 2010
Two Texas A&M University psychologists are working to reduce suicide number as they research mental health issues affecting veterans and suicide prevention.
April 28, 2010

Parenting is a natural skill, says parent coach Kristy Dixon '00, but good parenting is an acquired skill.

August 07, 2008

While many Aggies still patiently await the day their school will bring home a national championship, one Aggie is celebrating his own “American Gladiator” championship.

October 23, 2007

 A $6.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow researchers at Texas A&M University and The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) to study rural and minority health issues such as diabetes and obesity.

February 05, 2007

In a special program between the Department of Health and Kinesiology and the West Point Military Academy, three West Point graduates have began course work toward a fast-track master's degree in Kinesiology, which they will earn in one year.


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