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“In the current climate, it is imperative now more than ever that psychological research is utilized to help communities of color address these current issues related to immigration and the increase of racial tensions,” said Professor Kevin Cokley,

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A mother and daughter walking through a city

Despite a significant decrease in new HIV/AIDS infections since the 1980s, high risk populations are not receiving sufficient resources to protect themselves against infection. Kinesiology and Health Education Assistant Professor Liesl Nydegger is working with these local communities to find life-saving interventions.

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“In the current climate, it is imperative now more than ever that psychological research is utilized to help communities of color address these current issues related to immigration and the increase of racial tensions,” said Professor Kevin Cokley,

Despite a significant decrease in new HIV/AIDS infections since the 1980s, high risk populations are not receiving sufficient resources to protect themselves against infection. Kinesiology and Health Education Assistant Professor Liesl Nydegger is working with these local communities to find life-saving interventions.

It can be difficult for those with a fine motor disability to complete certain gestures. An undergraduate researcher is studying how different forces or force combinations may be more strenuous to conduct than others.

A casual conversation on a flight from Boston to Austin led to an appearance on the Dr. Oz Show for Tim Fleisher, a Ph.D. candidate in exercise science in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education. Fleisher says he got the idea for his research when he was working in Brazil

Secondary data analysis of large longitudinal and national data sets is a standard method used in many social sciences to answer complex questions regarding behavior. In this talk, Dr. Davis-Kean will detail the advantages of using these data sets to study education and health questions across the life span.

Matt Bowers, a clinical assistant professor in sport management, offers advice to parents who are trying to choose a sport for their child to participate in.

The postpartum period is a key window of opportunity for health education. Various health issues may arise after mothers and newborns leave the hospital. For mothers, recovering from delivery, breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and accessing contraception are common concerns that arise.

Physical activity in childhood has health and cognition benefits that last a lifetime.