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B. Don Franks

B. Don Franks

Professor Emeritus, Kinesiology

In the past, Dr. Franks has conducted research related to acute and chronic effects of exercise on fitness and response to stress. Current research activities strive to interpret research for fitness professionals and the public, especially related to definitions and recommendations for physical activity, fitness and health. 


(301) 405-2450


Areas of Interest


B.S.Ed., 1960

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

M.Ed., 1961

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

PhD, 1967

University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign