Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 05:52:03 PM Mon, 9 Sep 2013 
Dr. Brian Keith McFarlin
 Contact Information
Dr. Brian Keith McFarlin
Assistant Professor-Kinesiology, Health Promotion & Recreation
 
Contact address   1921 W Chestnut, Denton, TX 76203     Office LocationPEB, Room No.: 205J 
Email  brian.mcfarlin@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-2545   
Keywords immunology, health, obesity, heat illness, weight loss, weight gain, disease, inflammation   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Post-Doc Nutrition/Immunology Purdue University 2004
PhD Exercise Physiology/Gerontology Purdue University 2003
MS Exercise Physiology Texas Christian University 2000
BS Kinesiology Texas Christian University 1998
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2015KINE3080001Physiological Bases of Exercise and Sport Download Syllabus
Spring 2015BIOL3080001Physiological Bases of Exercise and Sport Download Syllabus
Fall 2014KINE4980002Experimental Course Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2014KINE3080001Physiological Bases of Exercise and Sport Download Syllabus
Spring 2014KINE4800003Studies in Kinesiology Download Syllabus
Fall 2013KINE5800001Studies in Kinesiology  
Fall 2013KINE4800001Studies in Kinesiology Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2013KINE3080001Physiological Bases of Exercise and Sport Download Syllabus
Spring 2013KINE4800003Studies in Kinesiology Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, and Immunology
 
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2012-PresentAssistant ProfessorKinesiology, Health Promotion, and RecreationEducationUNT-Denton
2009-2012Associate ProfessorHealth and Human PerformanceLiberal Arts and Social SciencesUniversity of Houston
2004-2009Assistant ProfessorHealth and Human PerformanceEducationUniversity of Houston
2003-2004Post-Doctoral FellowNutritionHealth SciencesPurdue University
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2014-2015206020
2013-2014206020
2012-2013 8020
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
2012
Published
Voluntary Wheel Running Results in More Weight Loss and Differential Changes in Monocytes in Previously Obese Mice
 
Carpenter KC, Strohacker K, Breslin WL, and McFarlin BK (corresponding author)
Comp Med. 62 (1): p. 1-6
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2012
Published
Aged Mice have Increased Inflammatory Monocyte Concentration and Altered Expression of Cell-Surface Functional Receptors
 
Strohacker K, Breslin WL, Carpenter KC, McFarlin BK (corresponding author)
J Biosci. 37(1): 55-62
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2012
Published
Obese Mexican-American Children have elevated MCP-1, TNF-α, Monocyte Concentration, and Dyslipidemia
 
Breslin WL, Johnston CA, Strohacker K, Carpenter KC, Davidson TA, Moreno JP, Foreyt JP, and McFarlin BK (corresponding author)
Pediatrics. ;129(5):e1180-6. Epub 2012 Apr 2.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2012
Published
The Effect of a One-Year Diet/Exercise Intervention on Disease Biomarkers in Mexican-American Children
 
McFarlin BK, Johnston CJ, Carpenter KC, Davidson T, Palcic JL, Strohacker K, Breslin WL, and Foreyt JP
Matern Child Nutr. 2012 Mar 28. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2011.00398.x. [Epub ahead of print]
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2012
Published
Moderate-intensity, pre-meal exercise blunts postprandial increases in monocyte cell-surface CD18, CD11a and endothelial microparticles in young adults
 
Strohacker K, Breslin WL, Carpenter KC, Agha NH, and McFarlin BK (corresponding author)
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2012 Jun;37(3):530-9. Epub 2012 Apr 20
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Conference Publications
  Type  Conference Publications per page   
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  YearPublication  TypeAcceptance Rate
2012
Elevated MCP-1, TNF-α, Monocyte Concentration, and Dyslipidemia in Obese Mexican-American Children
 
Breslin WL, Johnston CA, Strohacker K, Carpenter KC, Davidson TR, Moreno JP, Foreyt JP, and McFarlin BK
International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions: Vol. 2: Iss. 4, Article 12. Available at: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/cgi/cview.cgi/ijesab/vol2/iss4/12
Refereed 
2012
Monocyte and Cytokine Responses are improved by Baker’s Yeast β-Glucan Supplementation following Exercise in a Hot, Humid Environment
 
Carpenter KC, Breslin WL, Davidson T, Adams A, and McFarlin BK
International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions: Vol. 2: Iss. 4, Article 34. Available at: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/cgi/cview.cgi/ijesab/vol2/iss4/34
Refereed 
2012
Vitamin D Status in Lean and Obese Mexican American Children
 
Agha NH, Breslin WL, and McFarlin BK
International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions: Vol. 2: Iss. 4, Article 61. Available at: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/cgi/cview.cgi/ijesab/vol2/iss4/61
Refereed 
2012
Supplementation With Baker’s Yeast Beta Glucan Improves Mucosal Immunoglobulin Profile After Exercise In A Hot, Humid Environment
 
McFarlin BK, Breslin WL, Carpenter KC, Davidson T, and Adams A
Presented at the 2012 ACSM Annual Meeting
Refereed 
2012
Baker’s Yeast β-glucan Supplementation Improves Monocyte And Cytokine Responses Following Exercise In A Hot, Humid Environment
 
Carpenter KC, Breslin WL, Davidson T, Adams A, and McFarlin BK
Presented at the 2012 ACSM Annual Meeting
Refereed 
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2011-PresentInternational Journal of Exercise ScienceAssociate Editor-in-Chief 
2011-2012ImmunometabolismEditor-in-Chief 
2010-2011International Journal of Exercise ScienceEditor-in-Chief 
2009-2010International Journal of Exercise ScienceSection Editor 
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2013The effect of exercise in a hot, humid environment on naive and mature neutrophil phagocytosis capacity.UNT-RIG$7,500Principal InvestigatorActive
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
2012NIH-NIDDKStudy Section Member
toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2013-PresentEric PradoMS ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingThesis
2013-PresentAndie HenningMS ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingThesis
2012-PresentAdam VenablePhD ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingDissertation
2012-PresentRandall WilliamsMS ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingThesis
2009-2012Whitney BreslinPhD ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingDissertation
2009-2012Katie CarpenterPhD ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingDissertation
2009-2011Tiffany DavidsonMS ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingThesis
2008-2011Kelley StrohackerPhD ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingDissertation
2007-2009Katie CarpenterMS ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingThesis
2006-2008Lisa EspositoMS ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingThesis
2006-2007Alexander HutchisonPhD ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingDissertation
2004-2005Megan EverettMS Co-ChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingThesis
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2013-PresentTACSM BoardExecutive DirectorTACSM
2012-PresentKHPR Merit ReviewMemberKHPR-UNT
2012-PresentACSMResearch Awards CommitteeACSM
2012-PresentNew InvestigatorMemberThe Obesity Society
2012-2013KHPR Program ReviewChairKHPR-UNT
2012-2013TACSM BoardPresidentTACSM
2011-2012TACSM BoardPresident ElectTACSM
2008-2011TACSM BoardPublic Relations DirectorTACSM
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2010-PresentACSMFellow Member 
2002-PresentThe Obesity SocietyFellow Member 
2000-PresentTexas Region Chapter ACSMProfessional Member 
2000-2010ACSMProfessional Member 
2000-2002The Obesity SocietyProfessional Member 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2011Finalist - Group Teaching Excellence AwardUniversity of Houston
2010COE Associate Professor Teaching Excellence AwardUniversity of Houston
2010Who's Who among American College ProfessorsWho's Who
2010Research Mentoring AwardUniversity of Houston
2008New Investigator AwardACSM
2008Tenure-Track Teaching Excellence AwardUniversity of Houston
2007COE Research Excellence AwardUniversity of Houston
2007Who's Who American College TeacherWho's Who
2007Provost's Core Award for Teaching ExcellenceUniversity of Houston
2006COE Teaching Excellence AwardUniversity of Houston
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