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News Topic health-and-fitness was found in 15 news releases in the year 2017.

September 2017

August 2017

  • UTA researchers working to develop new tool for non-invasive neuromodulation of human brain
    Making (brain) waves

    Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    News Topics: engineering, health and fitness, research

    A UTA bioengineering professor is leading a multi-institution team to develop a tool to be used for non-invasive, neuromodulation of the brain using infrared light. The research is funded through a highly competitive National Institutes of Health research grant.

July 2017

  • UTA professor receives grant to develop device to fight osteoporosis
    Fighting Osteoporosis

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    News Topics: faculty, health and fitness, innovation, medicine, nursing, research

    A faculty member in UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $250,000 National Science Foundation grant to design a revolutionary device that could stimulate bone growth and ultimately be used as a weapon against osteoporosis.

  • UTA researcher’s book looks at quality-of-life concerns associated with urban sprawl
    Costs of Sprawl

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    News Topics: architecture, health and fitness, research, urban and public affairs

    A new book, co-authored by UTA's Shima Hamidi in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, empirically shows how badly sprawl affects health and other quality-of-life outcomes.

  • Study by UTA professor shows many parents in the dark about concussions
    Parents in the dark

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    News Topics: health and fitness, nursing, research

    Despite the large volume of information about sports related concussions on the Internet, many parents and guardians of young athletes have a limited understanding of concussions, according to a study co-authored by a faculty member of UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

June 2017

May 2017

  • UTA students named to several sports national teams
    National teams

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, diversity, health and fitness, nursing, sports

    Six University of Texas at Arlington students have been selected for four national sports teams: women’s wheelchair basketball, men’s under-23 wheelchair basketball, rugby and the U.S. Military Invictus Games.

April 2017

  • UTA Nursing Professor receives $308,000 NIH grant
    NIH grant awarded

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    News Topics: faculty, health and fitness, nursing, research, science

    A cardiovascular exercise scientist at the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $308,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study exercise intolerance in older heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction, or HFpEF.

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017