Physiology and BiophysicsDetroit, Michigan, United States of America
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Barry A. Franklin is Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program and Exercise Laboratories, at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, and Professor of Physiology, at Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan. He is the past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention and the American Journal of Medicine & Sports and is a past president of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (1988) and the American College of Sports Medicine (1999).
Currently, he holds formal editorial board appointments with 15 different scientific and clinical journals, including the American Journal of Cardiology, Chest, Preventive Cardiology, Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, the American Journal of Health Promotion, and the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. He is also the current chair of the American Heart Association’s Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism. Dr. Franklin and his associates have studied the hemodynamic and cardiorespiratory responses to numerous occupational and leisure-time activities.