Playgrounds that mimic the natural environment have physical and mental benefits for preschool children, according to a study published last month in Children, Youth, and Environments and coauthored by professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Doctoral student Kaylee Couvillion, a Baton Rouge, Louisiana, picked up a hobby at age eight that would develop into a world title, a thriving business, and a future marriage.
Parents should pause and think about how to make the most out of a young athlete’s experience.
UT has been named a gold level campus by the Exercise Is Medicine global health initiative managed by the American College of Sports Medicine.
Joy DeSensi, UT Chancellor’s Professor Emerita and longtime scholar and practitioner in the field of sport management, passed away April 1, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 71.
Jedediah Blanton, assistant professor of kinesiology, recreation and sport studies, offers some tips to help children enjoy sports.
The Center for Transportation Research at UT has established itself as a go-to source for information, research, and expertise in all areas of transportation. Recently, the CTR established its Faculty Fellows program to recognize some of the people who have helped advance that work. Now in its third year, the program has 15 members, including
With the new academic year, nine schools and departments are welcoming new directors and heads.
Once every four years, people from all nations marvel at the incredible feats of the greatest athletes in the world. What is it that allows them to run, jump, and throw faster and farther than the average person? David Bassett, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, and a colleague have developed
Agita Mundo! is an international movement to increase physical activity in adults and youth.
Jeff Fairbrother, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sports Studies, has been named interim associate dean of academic and faculty affairs for the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.
With daylight saving time set for Sunday morning, UT experts are encouraging people to take advantage of the extra hour. Daylight saving time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 1. Winding back clocks by one hour results in an extra hour of the day.