Harold W. (Bill) Kohl
Research Professor (Affiliated)
Office & Hours
Office: UTA 6.300
Tuesday: 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Office hours by appointment.
The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
2109 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78712-1415
UT Mail Code: D3700
Professor of Epidemiology and Kinesiology University of Texas Health Science Center -- Houston, School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, and The University of Texas College of Education, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, Austin Texas. Founder and Director of University of Texas Physical Activity Epidemiology Program. Responsible for student training, research and community service in the area of epidemiology, physical activity and public health.
1993 University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, School of Public Health, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Community Health Studies
Kohl HW, III, Lee I-M, Vuori IM, Wheeler FC, Bauman A, Sallis JF. Physical Activity and Public Health: The Emergence of a Sub Discipline. J Physical Activity Health 2006; 3:344-364
Carlson SA, Kruger J, Kohl, HW III, Buchner DM. Cross-sectional relationship between physical activity level and falls in older adults, United States 2003. J Physical Activity Health 2006; 390-404
Kruger J, Ham SA, Kohl III, HW. Characteristics of a "weekend warrior" -- results from two national surveys. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2007; 39(5); 796-800
Kruger J, Yore MM, Kohl III, HW. Leisure-time physical activity patterns by weight control status: 1999-2002 NHANES. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2007; 39(5); 788-794
Yore MM, Fulton JE, Nelson GD, Kohl HW III. Cigarette smoking status and the association between media use and overweight and obesity. Am J Epidemiol. Web published ahead of print July 2007
Research Interests and Expertise
Epidemiology of physical activity, development of physical activity national guidelines; physical activity for chronic disease prevention.