Melanie Austin

Education

  • B.S. Health Promotion, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
  • M.S. Exercise Science Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Teaching Specialties

  • Fitness in health promotion, weight management, lifestyle disease and risk reduction, health program planning

Current Courses Being Taught

  • HP 2200 Lifestyle Disease and Risk Reduction
  • HP 3000 Fitness in Health Promotion
  • HP 4400 Weight Management
  • HP 4800 Health Promotion Interventions

Selected Publications

  • Knab AM, Shanely RA, Jin F, Austin MD, Sha W, Nieman DC. Quercetin with vitamin C and niacin does not affect body mass or composition. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36(3):331-338, 2011.
  • Nieman DC, Henson DA, Austin MD, Sha W. Upper respiratory tract infection is reduced in physically fit and active adults. Br J Sports Med 45:987-992, 2011.
  • Heinz SA, Henson DA, Austin MD, Jin F, Nieman DC. Quercetin supplementation and upper respiratory tract infection: a randomized community clinical trial. Pharmacol Res 62:237-242, 2010.
  • Heinz SA, Henson DA, Austin MD, Jin F, Nieman DC. Quercetin supplementation and upper respiratory tract infection: a randomized community clinical trial. Pharmacol Res 62:237-242, 2010.
  • Nieman DC, Cayea EJ, Austin MD, Henson DA, McAnulty SR, Jin F. Chia seed does not promote weight loss or alter disease risk factors in overweight adults. Nutr Res 29:414-418, 2009.
  • McAnulty SR, Hosick PA, McAnulty LS, Quindry JC, Still L, Hudson MB, Dibarnardi AN, Milne GL, Morrow JD, Austin MD. Effect of Pharmacological Lowering of Plasma Urate on Exercise Induced Oxidative Stress. Appl. Physiol. Nutr. Metab. 32: 1148-1155, 2007.
  • Nieman, DC, Austin MD. The energy cost of using an exercise assist device during walking. Res Sports Med 11:99-107, 2003.
  • Nieman DC, Nehlsen-Cannarella SL, Fagoaga OR, Henson DA, Shannon M, Davis JM, Austin MD, Hjertman JME, Bolton MR, Schilling BK, Hisey C, Holbeck J. Immune response to two hours of rowing in female elite rowers. Int J Sports Med 20:476-481, 1999.
  • Cable A., Nieman DC, Austin M, Hogen E, Utter AC. Validity of leg-to-leg bioelectrical impedance measurement in males. J Sports Med Phys Fitness 41:411-414, 2001.
  • Nieman DC, Austin MD, Chilcote SM, Benezra L. Validation of a new handheld device for measuring resting metabolic rate and oxygen consumption in children. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 15:186-194, 2005.
  • Nieman DC, Henson DA, Austin MD, Brown VA. The immune response to a 30-minute walk. Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:57-62, 2005.
Title: Senior Lecturer, MS, Exercise Science

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-3142

Fax: (828) 262-3138

Office address
Leon Levine Hall 404