Hunter S. Waldman

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science

       Hunter S. Waldman


Hunter Waldman Ph.D., CSCS*D joined the Department of Kinesiology at the University of North Alabama as an Assistant Professor in 2019. He obtained his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from Mississippi State University with a concentration in Nutrition and currently serves the department as the Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Laboratory. Dr. Waldman’s research interests center around exercise and nutrition interventions to modify various aspects of health (e.g., inflammation, oxidative stress, etc.), metabolic flexibility, and performance in various populations (e.g., tactical populations, females, and clinical). He is actively involved in the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a former sweat scientist for the Gatorade Sports Science Institute. Outside of academia, Dr. Waldman actively trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and enjoys all things outdoors with his wife and their miniature Schnauzer.

Research Interests

  • Nutrition
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Cardiometabolic Diseases
  • Inflammation
  • Oxidative Stress


  •   Kinesiology - Exercise Science (PhD)
    Mississippi State University
  •   Exercise Science - Exercise Science (MS)
    University of North Alabama
  •   Fitness Management - Exercise Science (BS)
    University of North Alabama

Selected Intellectual Contributions