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Faculty & Staff - [ Dr. Matthew McAllister ]

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Mr. Matthew McAllister

Matthew J. McAllister, PhD

Director of Exercise Biochemistry Lab

Department of Kinesiology
Mississippi State University
McCarthy 237B
Curriculum Vitae


  • Mississippi State University (Ph.D., 2015; Nutrition)
  • University of Memphis (M.S., 2012; Exercise Science)
  • University of Memphis (B.S., 2010; Exercise Science)
  • Monroe Community College (A.S., 2006; Liberal Arts)

Areas of Research

  • Dietary interventions in relation to oxidative stress, inflammation and exercise performance/recovery.
  • Health and performance of high stress occupations (emphasis on oxidative stress/inflammation).

Areas of Teaching

  • Advanced Exercise Physiology (G)
  • Doping and Supplements in Sports and Exercise (G)
  • Exercise and Weight Control (UG)
  • Fitness Testing and Programs (UG)

Recent Publications

+ denotes student mentored project

  • +Waldman HS; Krings BM; Basham SA; Smith JW; Fountain BJ; McAllister MJ. (2017). Effects of a 15-day Low Carbohydrate High Fat Diet in Resistance Trained Males. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, doi: 10.1519/JSC0000000000002282.
  • +Waldman HS; Krings BM; Smith JW; McAllister MJ. (2017). A Shift Towards a High-Fat Diet in the Current Metabolic Paradigm: A New Prospective. Nutrition,
  • Rountree JA; Krings BM; Peterson TJ; Thigpen AG; McAllister MJ; Holmes ME; Smith JW. (2017). Efficacy of Carbohydrate Ingestion During Training on CrossFit Performance. Sports, 5, 61, DOI: 10.3390/sports5030061.
  • Smith JW; Krings BM; Peterson TJ; Rountree J; Zak R; McAllister MJ. (2017). Ingestion of an Amino Acid Electrolyte Beverage during Resistance Exercise does not Impact Acute Muscle Hypertrophy or Performance. Sports, 5, 36; DOI: 10.3390/sports5020036.
  • Krings BM; Peterson TJ; Shepard BD; McAllister MJ; Smith JW. (2017). Effects of carbohydrate ingestion and carbohydrate mouth rinse on repeat sprint performance. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 27; 104-112.
  • +Cummings PM; Walman HS; Krings BM; Smith JW; McAllister MJ. (2017). Effects of Fat Grip Training on Muscular Strength and Driving Performance in Division 1 Male Golfers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001844.
  • Webb HE; Rosalky DA; McAllister MJ; Acevedo EO; Kamimori GH. (2017). Aerobic Fitness Impacts Sympathoadrenal Axis Responses to Concurrent Challenges. European Journal of Applied Physiology, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3519-3.

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine