Bud Getchell Lecture

Dr. Getchell supervising an exercise test of an Adult Fitness participant in the 1970's 

The Clinical Exercise Physiology Program sponsors a professional lecture to honor the Program's Founder - Dr. Leroy 'Bud' Getchell.  Dr. Getchell was hired at Ball State in 1965 and worked closely with Dr. Dave Costill in the growth of the Human Performance Laboratory.  Dr. Getchell was one of the primary academic scholars that developed the implementation of Physical Fitness Programs in the United States.

Speakers in this lecture series exemplify the innovation and passion Getchell demonstrated for our field. Read about past guests who have shared their expertise with Ball State.


Clinical Exercise Physiology Program
Human Performance Laboratory HP230
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306

Phone: 765-285-1140
Fax: 765-285-4139