Wayne State University

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/

 

Grants

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
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
Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Education in High Schools
2010 - 2011
Detroit Healthy Youth Initiative
2009 - 2012
Exercise Mode and Health Status in the Elderly
2000 - 2003

Awards & Honors

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

Presentations

Ten Years in Urban Schools: Perils and Promises
Fahlman, M.M., Mccaughtry, N., Garn, A., Shen, B., Martin, J. 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 2015   ACSM
An interdisciplinary approach to changing physical activity levels in elementary school children
Fahlman, M.M., Murphy, A., McCaughtry, N. 2014   ASHA
Identifying fitness level disparities for minority, low socioeconomic status children
Gutuskey, L., Fahlman, M. M., Hall, H.L. 2014   AAHPERD
Targeted interventions needed for low income urban children.
Fahlman, M. M., Hall, H. L 2014   ASHA
Time in field experience predicts efficacy to teach health
Fahlman, M. M., Hall, H. L. 2013   AAHPERD
Changing eating behaviors in urban children
Fahlman, M. M., Hall, H. L. 2012   ASHA

Publications

Minority youth, physical activity and fitness levels: Targeted interventions needed.
Fahlman, M.M., Hall, H.L, Gutuskey, L.   2015 American Journal of Health Education 46 338-346
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) 316-323
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 17 208-220
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 31 231-245
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) 181-190
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) 237-243
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) 10-16
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) 10-16