Mariane M Fahlman

Mariane M Fahlman
Professor - Health Education
FAB 2161
Office Hours: By appointment and after class.
(313) 577-5066

Education

Ph. D. - Exercise Science and Health Education - University of Toledo

MA - Exercise Physiology - Wayne State University

BS - Education - University of South Florida

Responsibilities

Program Coordinator for Health Education in the Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies

Academic Interests

Health promotion and the prevention of hypokinetic disease.

Healthy living across the lifespan

Health Education and Behavior Change

Area Of Expertise

School Health Education

Exercise in Elderly Populations

Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors

Exercise and Immune Function

Research Interests

Racial Inequities in Health Behaviors and Disease
 
Exercise and Immune Function
 
Exercise and Functional Capacity

Courses Taught

HE 2310 - Personal Health

HE 3300 - Methods of Teaching Health

HE 3500 - Human Disease

HE 6350 -  Health and the Nation's Health

HE 6500 - Methods of Teaching Health

HE 6555 -  Teaching Methods and Techniques in Community Health

 

 

Community Engagement Activities

Member: Dominican Sisters of Adrian

http://www.adriandominicans.org/

 

Awards

  •  2005
    University Educator of the Year, Michigan Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • 2008
    President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2009
    Kathleen Reilly Koory Faculty Development Award
  • 2012
    Special Recognition for Outstanding Statewide Leadership and Commitment to the critical components of school health
  • 2012
    The Harrison Award for Commitment to Comprehensive School Health Education
  • 2013
    The Governor's Council Vern Seefeldt Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2014
    WSU Distinguished Faculty Fellowship
  • 2013
    Vern Seefeldt Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2012
    Special Recognition for Outstanding Statewide Leadership and Commitment to the critical components of school health, Michigan Coordinated School Health Association
  • 2012
    The Harrison Award for Commitment to Comprehensive School Health Education
  • 2005
    MAHPERD University Educator of the Year

 

Grants

  •  DHYI: Nutrition Education and Environmental Change
    2017 - 2018
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative
    2016 - 2017
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2015 - 2016
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2014 - 2015
  • Exercise Mode and Health Status in the Elderly
    2000 - 2003
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative
    2009 - 2012
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2010 - 2011
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2011 - 2012
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2014 - 2015
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2012 - 2013
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2013 - 2014
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2013 - 2014
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2012 - 2013
  • Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
    2011 - 2012
  • Integrating Nutrition Education across the Curriculum in Low-Income Detroit High School: A Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative."
    2011 - 2011
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Presentations

  •  Ten Years in Urban Schools: Perils and Promises
    Fahlman, M.M., Mccaughtry, N., Garn, A., Shen, B., Martin, J. 1 2016 International Conference on the Health Risks of Youth
  • Racial and Ethnic Differences in Physical Activity Levels of Urban Youth
    Fahlman, M. M., Centeio, E,, McCaughtry, N., Garn, A., Shen, B., Kulik, N., & Martin 5 2015 ACSM
  • Targeted interventions needed for low income urban children.
    Fahlman, M. M., Hall, H. L 10 2014 ASHA
  • Changing eating behaviors in urban children
    Fahlman, M. M., Hall, H. L. 10 2012 ASHA
  • Time in field experience predicts efficacy to teach health
    Fahlman, M. M., Hall, H. L. 3 2013 AAHPERD
  • Identifying fitness level disparities for minority, low socioeconomic status children
    Gutuskey, L., Fahlman, M. M., Hall, H.L. 3 2014 AAHPERD
  • An interdisciplinary approach to changing physical activity levels in elementary school children
    Fahlman, M.M., Murphy, A., McCaughtry, N. 2014 ASHA
  • Interventions Needed for Low-Income Urban Children
    Fahlman, M. M., Hall, H. L 2013 American School Health Association
  • Time in field experience predicts efficacy to teach health
    Mariane M Fahlman & Healther L Hall 4 2013 American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Changing Eating Behavior in Urban Children
    Mariane M Fahlman & Healther L Hall 2012 American School Health Association
  • Amotivation and Low Relatedness in Urban Physical Education
    Fahlman, M. 4 2012 American Educational Research Association
  • Predicting Physical Activity and Mental Health Outcomes in Urban Physical Education
    Fahlman, M. 4 2012 American Educational Research Association
  • Exercise Training Increases Mucosal Immunity in Elderly Women
    Mariane Fahlman and Heather Hall 4 2011 American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Functional Fitness Increases With Exercise
    Heather Hall and Mariane Fahlman 4 2011 American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Socio-economic and Racial Disparities in Health Related Fitness: Targeted Interventions Needed
    Fahlman and Hall 10 2010 ASHA
  • A Targeted Intervention Increases Dietary Knowledge, Behaviors and Self-Efficacy in Urban, Minority Adolescents
    Fahlman, MM, McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., Shen, B 10 2010 ASHA
  • Effects of Learning Climate and Autonomous Motivation on Learning in PE
    Shen, B., McCaughtry, N., Martin. J., *Fahlman, M.* and Brewart, B. 2008 AAHPERD National Convention in Fort Worth, TX
  • Nutrition in Urban Schools: Lack of Institutional Coherence and the Underground Vending System
    Brewart, B., McCaughtry, N., *Fahlman, MM.*, Martin, J., and Shen, B. 2008 AAHPERD National Convention in Fort Worth, TX
  • Teachers� Perspectives on the Challenges of Teaching Nutrition Education in Urban Schools
    Brewart, B., McCaughtry, N., *Fahlman, MM.*, Martin, J., and Shen, B. 2008 AAHPERD National Convention in Fort Worth, TX
  • Racial Disparities in Nutrition Behaviors: Targeted Interventions Needed
    *Fahlman, MM.*, McCaughtry, N., Maritn, J., Shen, B., Brewart, B., and Flory, S. 2008 AAHPERD National Convention in Fort Worth, TX
  • Designing a Survey Instrument Assessing Middle School Students� Nutritional Behavior
    *Fahlman, MM.*, McCaughtry, N., Maritn, J., Shen, B., Brewart, B., and Flory, S. 2008 AAHPERD National Convention in Fort Worth, TX
  • Urban Adolescents' Motivation Profiles in Physical Education
    Shen, B., McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., *Fahlman, MM.*, Flory, S., and Tischler, A. 2009 AAHPERD National Convention in Tampa, FL
  • Effects of Teacher Preparation on Self-Efficacy of Pre-Service Health Teachers
    Hall, HL, *Fahlman, MM.* 2009 AAHPERD National Convention in Tampa, FL
  • Teacher�s Self-Efficacy Regarding Nutrition Education Increases After In-service Training
    *Fahlman, MM.*, McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., Shen, B., Flory, S., and Tischler, A. 2009 AAHPERD National Convention in Tampa, FL
  • Resistance Training and Activities of Daily Living Training Improves Functional Performance in Elderly Women
    *Fahlman, MM.*, Hall, HL. 2009 ACSM National Convention, Seattle, WA.

 

Publications

  •  SIgA and Upper Respiratory Syndrome During a College Cross Country Season.
    *Fahlman, M.M.*, Engels, J-J., Hall, H.L. 2017 Sports Medicine International 1
  • Salivary Immunoglobulin A in Healthy Adolescent Females: Effects of Maximal Exercise, Physical Activity, Body Composition, and Diet.
    Engels, H. J., Kendall, B. J., *Fahlman, M.M.* & Gothe, N. P 2017 Sports Medicine International In Press : Epub Sept
  • Affective association as predictors of health behavior in urban minority youth
    Geers, A. L., Van Wasshenova, E., Murray, B., Mahas, R., *Fahlman, M.*, & Boardley, D. 2017 Health Psychology 36
  • Multidimensional physical self-concept in underserved high school students: Predicting diverse physical activities.
    Martin, J.J., Garn, A., Shen, B., McCaughtry, N., Ferry, M., & *Fahlman, M.* . 10 2016 Urban Education
  • Minority youth, physical activity and fitness levels: Targeted interventions needed.
    Fahlman, M.M., Hall, H.L, Gutuskey, L. 2015 American Journal of Health Education 46
  • Racial and socioeconomic disparities in nutrition behaviors: Targeted interventions needed.
    Fahlman, M. M., McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., & Shen 2010 Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 42 (1)
  • Influences of constructivist-oriented nutrition education on urban middle school students' nutrition knowledge, self-efficacy, and behaviors.
    13. McCaughtry, N., Fahlman, M. M., Martin, J., & Shen, B. 2010 American Journal of Health Education 42 (1)
  • Effects of resistance training on functional ability in elderly individuals
    Fahlman, M. M., McNevin, N., Boardley, D., Morgan, A. & Topp, R. 2011 American Journal of Health Promotion 25 (4)
  • Efficacy, intent to teach, and implementation of nutrition education increases after training for health educators
    Fahlman, M. M., McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., & Shen, B. 2011 American Journal of Health Education 42 (3)
  • Assessing the eating behaviors of low-income, urban adolescents
    Fahlman, M. M., McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., Shen, B., & Garn, A. 2012 American Journal of Health Education 31
  • Effects of exercise on S-IGA and URS in postmenopausal wome
    Sloan, C., Engels, H.-J., Fahlman, M. M., Yarandi, H., & Davis, J. 2013 International Journal of Sports Medicine 17
  • The impact of completing a health methods class on pre-service teachers' self-efficacy and intent to teach he
    Fahlman, M.M., Hall, H.L, Gutuskey, L. 2013 American Journal of Health Education 44(6)
  • Effects of exercise on S-IGA and URS in postmenopausal women
    Sloan, C., Engels, H.-J., Fahlman, M. M., Yarandi, H., & Davis, J. 2013 IJSM 34
  • Assessing the eating behaviors of low-income, urban adolescents
    Fahlman, M. M., McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., Shen, B., & Garn, A 2012 American Journal of Health Education 43
  • Assessing the Eating Behaviors of Low-Income, Urban Adolescents
    Fahlman, MM., McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., Shen, B., and Garn, A. 2011 American Journal of Health Education
  • Effects of resistance training on functional ability in elderly individuals.
    Fahlman, MM, McNevin, N., Topp, R., Boardley, D., Morgan, A. 3 2011 American Journal of Health Promotion 25
  • Efficacy, Intent to Teach and Implementation of Nutrition Education Increases after Training for Health Educators
    Fahlman, MM., McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., and Shen, B. 2011 American Journal of Health Education. 12
  • Benefits of Aerobic Plus Resistance Training in Functionally Limited Elders
    *Fahlman, M.M.*, R. Topp, A.L. Morgan, D. Boardley and N. McNevin 2007 Journal of Gerontological Nursing 33(6)
  • The impact of exercise training on blood lipids in functionally limited older adults
    Boardley, D., *Fahlman, MM*, Topp, R., Morgan, AL, and McNevin, N. 2007 American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology 16(1)
  • Echinacea purpurea and Mucosal Immunity
    Hall, HL, *Fahlman, MM*, Engels, HJ. 2007 International Journal of Sports Medicine 28(9)
  • Combination Training is More Effective than Strength Training in Functionally Limited Elders
    *Fahlman, MM*, Morgan, A., McNevin, N., Topp, R., Boardley, D. 2007 Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 15
  • A Pilot Study to Examine the Effects of a Nutrition Intervention on Knowledge, Behaviors and Self-Efficacy in Middle School Children
    *Fahlman, MM*, J. Dake, N. McCaughtry and J. Martin 2008 Journal of School Health 78 (4)
  • Motivational profiles and their associations with achievement outcomes
    Shen, B., McCaughtry, N., Martin, J., & *Fahlman, M.* 2009 Journal of Teaching in Physical Education 28
  • Socio-Economic Disparities in Dietary Knowledge, Behaviors and Self-Efficacy: Targeted Interventions Needed
    *Fahlman, MM.*, McCaughtry, N., Maritn, J., Shen, B., Brewart, B., and Flory, S. 2010 Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 42 (1)