Brian Martin, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Associate Director for Research Operations

Brian Martin completed his doctoral studies in Kinesiology at McMaster University, Ontario, Canada. His doctoral research focused on dietary manipulation of the metabolic response to exercise, and the associated impact on physiological remodeling and clinical indices of health. His current position is as the Associate Director for Research Operations with the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition in the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Bradley Nindl. As Associate Director Dr. Martin oversees the department’s research infrastructure, logistics, personnel, equipment, supplies, and training. Martin’s research focuses on physiological stress from exercise and training on biomarkers indicative of resilience, adaptation, and protection from injury. Martin also served five years in the United States Navy, as a Hospital Corpsman. Following his military service, and throughout his University education he worked as an Emergency Room nurse.