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Former “Strongest Woman in the World” Inducted Into National Fitness Hall of Fame

Dr. Jan Todd, who set more than 60 national and world records in women's power lifting and was listed in the Guinness Book of Records for over a decade, has been inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame. Todd is the Roy. J. McLean Fellow in Sport History at The University of Texas at…   » 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.