INTRODUCTION: Thank you, Dr. Franklin, for your willingness to be interviewed. This is the first in a series of interviews with individuals who are clinical exercise physiologists (CEPs) and/or have contributed to the field of clinical exercise physiology. Many of our readers certainly are familiar with Dr. Franklin and his many contributions to our field. One might even consider Dr. Franklin's tenure to span the emergence of CEPs in clinical roles in the 1970s in the United States to the current widespread use of CEPs worldwide. I first met Dr. Franklin when I took the practical examination for ACSM Exercise Specialist (now Clinical Exercise Physiologist) in 1985. Dr. Franklin was the site lead at Sinai Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Even almost 40 years ago Dr. Franklin had established himself as a leader in cardiac rehabilitation. Today I consider him a friend and colleague and am honored to have him sit...
The Clinical Exercise Physiologists Interview Series: Barry A. Franklin, PhD, ACSM-CEP, ACSM-PD, FACSM, FAHA, MAACVPR, FASPC, FPCNA (Hon)
Jonathan K. Ehrman; The Clinical Exercise Physiologists Interview Series: Barry A. Franklin, PhD, ACSM-CEP, ACSM-PD, FACSM, FAHA, MAACVPR, FASPC, FPCNA (Hon). Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology 1 June 2023; 12 (2): 58–61. doi: https://doi.org/10.31189/2165-6193-12.2.58
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