May 15, 2013 - Jim Woosley, instructional professor in the Department of Health & Kinesiology, won the election for the speaker-elect position in the Texas A&M faculty senate. He has previously served on the governing board through 10 senate speakers and five Texas A&M university presidents.
To see the full article published on The Eagle's website, click here. ...
COLLEGE STATION, May 14, 2013 – Helping people live longer and healthier lives is the goal of the medical professionals at the Center for Translational Research on Aging and Longevity (CTRAL), Texas A&M University’s newest research program in which patients are receiving real-world care and results.
The center, led by Dr. Nicolaas Deutz, is engaged in ongoing, collaborative translational research on nutrition, exercise and metabolism related to aging and the common diseases assoc ...
Congratulations to the following award recipients!
Teacher of the Year in Kinesiology - Rose Schmitz
Teacher of the Year in Health Education - Dr. Beth McNeill
Teacher of the Year in Sport Management - Lydia Dubuisson
Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year in Kinesiology - Deanna Kennedy
Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year in Health Education - Charles Rogers
Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year in Sport Management - Brandon Brown
Emil Mamaliga Outstanding Teacher ...
April 30, 2013
Frank Thomas, PEAP Division Chair, was honored for his time as the Texas A&M archery coach with an endowment in his name.
John Blaschke, who was a member of the archery team in the 90's, got several companies together to donate money for the endowment, which is currently at $28,000. As an honor to Thomas, who has been a coach for the team for the past 33 years, the endowment was named after him.
The scholarship will be available for archery team members who are eli ...
April 30, 2013
Mike Tomchesson, Facilities Coordiantor for the Department of Health & Kinesiology, received The Assocation of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award, the most prestigious award given at Texas A&M University.
Provided by The Association of Former Students:
Tomchesson earned his B.S. and M.S. from Texas A&M. He has been employed with the university since 1991, first as an assistant lecturer, then as a lecturer, and then in his current position as facilities coo ...
April 18, 2013
Chuck McCandless '56 graduated from Health & Physical Education, which is now the Department of Health & Kinesiology. G. Rollie White Colesium opened in 1954, putting McCandless in one of the first classes to use the building.
HLKN: What activities did you participate in that were held in G. Rollie White?
CM: About everything was offered there. Classes, athletic events, entertainment including concerts, nationally known entertainers, musicals, and speakers. GRW was the "ha ...
Health professor, Debe Shafer, teaches Environmental Health in the Department of Health & Kinesiology. Her class is currently discussing Sense of Place and what place means to people and how they attach to places and find meaningful connections that can lead to a better quality of life.
"Places can take on an even more significant meaning if they are lost or destroyed," said Shafer.
She is speaking of G. Rollie White Colesium, which will be torn down during the reno ...
March 14, 2013
On February 20-24, 2013, in cooperation with Ms. Lydia Dubuisson, 11 sport management students conducted a direct marketing campaign in an effort to sell Dallas Side Kicks soccer tickets. Under the direction of Dr. Richard Southall of the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and Dr. Ronald Dick of Duquesne University, the students in the “Bullpen,” aptly nicknamed for the sales “pitching” made sales calls over the phone.
To prepare students for ...
2013 Distinguished Lecture Series Videos and Presentations
March 13, 2013
The Department of Health & Kinesiology is proud to present the lineup for the 2013 Distinguished Lecture Series. This year, HLKN is inviting to campus leaders in the fields of kinesiology, health, sports management and physical activity to make presentations related to the art and science of coaching as the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance prepares to launch a Coaching Academy at Texas ...