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Keynote speakers Beth Fox and Anthony Ianni
March 06, 2019
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.
stage at voices of impact
February 13, 2019
Researchers from all four departments in the College of Education and Human Development presented on health and education related topics at the 3rd annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series on February 6, 2019.
February 01, 2019
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.
Dr. Michael Thornton at Deerfoot Youth Camp
January 30, 2019
If not for a generous mentor, Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Thornton may have never earned his EdD, or even attended college at all.
students working at computer
January 15, 2019
The College of Education and Human Development jumped almost 40 spots in the latest rankings highlighting the best online graduate education programs in the country.
handball player making a play for the ball
January 07, 2019
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.
graphic of information on space event
November 21, 2018
On Thursday, November 29, astronaut Serena Aunon Chancellor, M.D., NASA physician astronaut and former flight surgeon, will join us to discuss living in the space environment.
Coach Blair after winning championship
November 16, 2018
The Texas A&M Coaching Academy is hosting the inaugural Leadership Summit on Nov. 26 from 9:10 a.m. -1:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M Student Recreation Center in rooms 1130 and 1132.
Child sips juice while father drinks beer
November 14, 2018
Parent behavior can mean the difference between healthy and unhealthy drinking outcomes for children. Texas A&M alcohol researcher, Dr. Adam Barry, debunked the myth that allowing underage drinking in a home environment with parental supervision results in healthier outcomes for children.
Texas A&M women's basketball player going up for a layup
November 06, 2018
College basketball season is here. As the games get heated, remember to mind your p’s and q’s. Texas A&M sport researcher Dr. George Cunningham found that impolite coaches in NCAA women’s basketball teams negatively impact their players and overall team performance.
Vintage Texas A&M blanket, football and photo of michael park
November 01, 2018
Michael Park ’73 walked onto the Texas A&M University campus for the first time in fall of 1968, a year before the College of Education was founded.
stage at hilliard discussion
October 23, 2018
The Sydney and JL Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance in the College of Education and Human Development is hosting the 8th Annual Hilliard Discussion on November 2 from 1-4 p.m. at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at the George Bush Presidential Library Complex.
frustrated young couple sitting on couch
October 17, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence, or relationship violence, is an epidemic on college campuses.
photo with outstanding alumni text
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.
photo of student body president amy sharp
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.
children eating grapes
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.
Two women exercising outdoors
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.
researcher working in lab
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.
African-American man reflective disposition
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.
Dr. Paula Miller headshot
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.
older adults exercising
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.
Group working during iTP3 training
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).
AAA conference logo
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?
girl practicing soccer
March 27, 2018
Girls that are raised running on the field might grow up to run companies as adults.

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