Benjamin Young

Assistant Professor

Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation

Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington, PostDoctoral Fellowship, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Physical Education Building 205H

Dr. Young's research focuses on neural control of the circulation in human health and disease. Particular emphasis is places on the autonomic adjustments to acute cardiovascular (e.g., exercise) or metabolic (e.g., hyperglycemia) stressors and alterations that occur in chronic cardiovascular or metabolic diseases.

Dr. Young is originally from Pennsylvania, where he completed his Bachelor of Science at Pennsylvania State University before moving to the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. Prior to joining faculty at UNT, he completed his doctorate at UT Arlington under Dr. Paul Fadel, and subsequently, a Postdoctoral Fellowship at UTSW medical center in Dallas under the supervision of Dr. Scott Smith and Dr. Wanpen Vongpatanasin.