The Todds

Air Date: August 18, 2013

Jan and Terry Todd on Physical Culture

The Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports and The Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

On this episode of UT Game Changers, Jan and Terry Todd reflect on their careers in weight lifting, explore the concept of "Physical Culture" and lead us through some of the highlights of The Stark Center.


About Jan and Terry Todd

Jan Todd, Fellow in the Roy J. McLean Fellowship in Sport History, is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at the University of Texas at Austin, Todd directs the Ph.D. program in Sport Studies; serves on the Sport Management faculty; and teaches courses in:  The History of Sport and Physical Activity, Critical Issues in American Sport History, Sport Philosophy, Sport and Ethics, and Historical and Ethical Issues in Physical Culture and Sport.  In September 2011, Dr. Todd was named a Fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology for her many contributions to the field of Kinesiology. 

Terry Todd has published five books, including Herschel Walker's Basic Training (Doubleday, 1989), and more than 400 articles in both popular and academic publications, including Sports Illustrated, Readers' Digest, the Journal of Sport History, Men's Journal, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association Journal. He lectures often around the nation on the subjects of drugs in sports, conditioning, and sport/fitness history. From 1983-1995 he co-coached UT's lifting teams, which won many national championships and set many national records.