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Too Hot to Exercise? New Research Links Obesity to Temperature and Humidity

Too Hot to Exercise? New Research Links Obesity to Temperature and Humidity

If you live in the South and have trouble exercising during the muggy summer months, you’re not alone. New research by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has found that adults are less physically active — and more obese — in counties where summers are hot, especially if they are also humid or…   » Continue Reading

World’s Largest Physical Culture Collection Gets $1 Million and 25 New Artifacts

World’s Largest Physical Culture Collection Gets $1 Million and 25 New Artifacts

The world's largest physical culture collection, located in the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a $1 million gift from physical fitness icons Joe and Betty Weider, along with their pledge to donate around 25 unique paintings and sculptures from their personal collection.

World Record-Holding Powerlifters, Scholars Win Lifetime Achievement Award

Drs. Terry and Jan Todd, faculty members in the College of Education's Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, have been honored in London, England, with the Oscar Heidenstam Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award.