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Dr. Frank B. Wyatt

D.L. Ligon Coliseum

Other Positions

Athletic Training & Exercise Physiology

Graduate Coordinator

D.L. Ligon Coliseum 209
Institution Degree Graduation Date
San Francisco State University Master of Arts
University of North Texas Bachelor of Science
University of Northern Colorado Doctor of Education
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Louisiana Tech University Assistant Professor 09/11/2021 05/11/2021
Baylor University Assistant Professor 09/11/2021 05/11/2021
Midwestern State University Full Professor 06/11/2021
Wichita State University Assistant Professor 09/11/1998 05/11/2021
Western Kentucky University Assistant Professor 09/11/1996 05/11/1998

More Current Research and Publications

Gregg, Z., Wyatt, F., Brown, S., Lopez, M., Choi, SM, Olson, M. (2021).Physiological Adaptations to Moderate Intensity Training in an Elite Cyclist. Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline, February.


           Macklin, I.T., Wyatt, F.B., Ramos, M. and Ralston, G. (2019). A meta-analytic review of muscle glycogen replenishment. JEPonline, Vol. 22 (4): 95-111.


             Lopez, A. and Wyatt, F. B. (2019). The effect of aerobic and resistance training on glycemic control of type 2 diabetes mellitus: meta-analytic study. Journal of Exercise Medicineonline.Vol. 4 (2): 1-13.


Ralston, G., Kilgore, L., Wyatt, F.B., Dutheil, F., Jaekel, P., Buchan, D.S. and Baker, J.S. (2019). Re-examination of the dose-response effect of 1- vs. 3-sets of resistance exercise pre-spaceflight conditioning: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Physiology. June.


           Ralston, G.W., Kilgore, L., Wyatt, F.B., Buchan, D. and Baker, J. S. (2018). Weekly training effects on strength gain: a meta-analysis. Sports Medicine-Open. July.


           Brown, E.C., Buchan, D.S., Drignei, D., Wyatt, F.B., Kilgore, L., Cavana, J. and Baker, J.S. (2018). Primary school children’s health behaviors, attitudes, and body mass index after a 10-week lifestyle intervention with follow-up. Frontiers in Pediatrics, Vol. 6: 1-8.


           Wyatt F, Russell K, Munoz N. (2018) A Comparison of Heart Rate Measures between Fit Cohorts of Cyclists. Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline ,Vol. 21(3):71-78.


           Ralston, G.W., Kilgore, J.L., Baker, J.S. and Wyatt, F.B. (2017). The effect of weekly set volume on strength gain: a meta-analysis. Sports Medicine, July:


           Brown, E.C., Buchan, D.S., Wyatt, F.B., Kilgore, J.L., Chatzi, M., Cavani, J. and Baker, J.S. (2017). The 10-week lifestyle intervention fit for school: impact on obesity indices, biomarkers, and blood pressure. Health Behavior Policy Review, Vol. 4 (2): 142-149.


Gillen, Z.M., Wyatt, F.B., Winchester, J., Smith, D. and Ghetia, V. (2016). The relationship between aerobic and anaerobic performance in recreational runners. International Journal of Exercise Science, Vol. 9 (5), Article 9.


Odom, J.W., Wyatt, F.B. and Spaniol, F.J. (2016). Post-exercise recovery modalities: a meta-analysis. Journal of Exercise Medicineonline, Vol. 1 (5): 1-20.


Canivel, R. and Wyatt, F. (2016). Cardiovascular responses between low cadence/high force vs. high cadence/low force cycling.  International Journal of Exercise Science, Vol. 9 (4): October.


           Brown, E.C., Buchan, D.S., Baker, J.S., Wyatt, F.B., Bocalini, D.S. and Kilgore, L. (2016). A systematized review of primary school whole class child obesity interventions: effectiveness, characteristics and strategies. BioMed Research International, September: 1-15.


Wyatt, F. B., Shah, Y. and Dhimar, M. (2016). A comparison of observed collegiate female cyclists to elite female cyclists from a meta-analytic review. International Journal of Exercise Science, Volume 9 (3):368-375.


Brown, E. C., Buchan, D. S., Cavana, J., Baker, J. S., Wyatt, F. B., Kilgore, J. L. (2016). Fit for School: Results of a 10-week School-Based Child Healthy Weight Pilot Intervention for Primary School Students. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 54(2).


Wyatt, F., Baker, J.S. and Buchan, D. (2015). Fitness status and myocardial morphology in youth. Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline. Vol. 18 (5):1-12.


           Scott, C., Wyatt, F., Winchester, J., Williamson, K., Welter, A. and Brown, S. (2015). Physiological breakpoints and maximal steady state of cycling. Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline. Vol. 18 (3): 33-45.


           Wyatt, F.B. (2014). Physiological Responses to Altitude: A Brief Review. Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline. Vol. 17 (1): 90-96.


           Wyatt, F. B. and Donaldson, A. (2013). Segmental trend-lines define heart rate response to increased work. Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline.Vol.16 (6):59-68.


           Wyatt, F.B., Donaldson, A. and Brown, E. (2013). The overtraining syndrome: a meta-analytic review. Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline, Vol. 16 (2):12-23.


           Brown, E., Cavana, J., Baker, J.S., Wyatt, F. and Kilgore, J.L (2013). Fit for school: a school-based child healthy weight intervention reduces BMI-SDS scores in primary school students. International Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 2:


           Canivel, R.G., Wyatt, F.B. and Baker, J.S. (2012). Cardiovascular responses to isometric hand grip vs. relaxed hand grip in sustained cycling efforts.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26 (11): 3101-3105.


Hancock, S., Wyatt, F. and Kilgore, L. (2012). Variation in barbell position relative to shoulder and foot anatomical landmarks alters movement efficiency. International Journal of Exercise Science, Vol. 5 (3): 183-195.


           Wyatt, F. B., Pawar, G. L. and Kilgore, J. L. (2011). Exercise induced cardiac fatigue following prolonged exercise in road cyclists.  The ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, Vol. 6(2): 61-66.


           Wyatt, F. and Swaminathan, A. (2010). Implementing a mathematical model to compare oxygen uptake kinetics between cyclists and non-cyclists during steady state. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Vol. 24 (10): 2627-2631.


           Gregg, J., Wyatt, F. and Kilgore, L. (2010). Determination of ventilatory threshold through quadratic regression analysis.  The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Vol. 24 (9): 2512-2515.

Older Research and Publications

Scholarly Writing/ Refereed Articles


      Wyatt, F., Swaminathan, A. & Myles, R. (2008).  A quantitative investigation of sub-maximal conditions of steady state.  The ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, Vol. III (2): 36-38.


Wyatt, F.B. (2007). Thresholds of ventilation and heart rate during incremental exercise and venous leg occlusion.  Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline, Vol. 10 (3): 25-31.


Baghurst, T., Carlston, D., Wood, J., & Wyatt, F. B. (2007).  Preadolescent male perceptions of action figure physiques. Journal of Adolescent Health, 41(6), 613-615.


            Siegler, J.C., Robergs, R.A., Faria, E.W., Wyatt, F.B., & McCarthy, J. (2007).  Noninvasive profiling of exercise-induced hypoxemia in competitive cyclists. Research in Sports Medicine, 15 (1): 61-66.


Wyatt, F., McCarthy, J., & Neason, J. (2006).  A comparison of muscle tissue oxygen saturation between female and male competitive cyclists.  ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, Vol. 1 (1): 16-19.


        Wyatt, F., Godoy, S., Autrey, L., McCarthy, J., & Heimdal, J. (2005).  Utilizing a logarithmic regression to identify the heart rate threshold in cyclists.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 19 (4): 838-841.


           Colson, S., Wyatt, F., Johnston, D., FitzGerald, Y., Autrey, L. & Earnest, C. (2005). Cordyceps sinensis and Rhodiola rosea based supplementation in male cyclists and its effect on muscle tissue oxygen saturation.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Vol. 19 (2); 358-363.


          Wyatt, F., Autrey, L., FitzGerald, Y., Colson, S., & Heimdal, J. (2004).  Phase transition defines steady state beyond threshold. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, Vol. 7 (2): 70-76.


            Earnest, C., Wyatt, F., Colson, S., FitzGerald, Y., Jurca, R., Morss, G., Jordan, A.,

Church, T., Autrey, L. & Lucia, A. (2004).  Dietary ingestion of an herbal formula containing Cordyceps sinensis and Rhodiola rosea on cycling performance in competitive amateur cyclists. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, Vol. 36 (3): 504-509.


            Wilborn, C, Greenwood, M., Wyatt, F., Bowden, R. and Grose, D. (2004).  The effects of exercise intensity and body position on cardiovascular variables during resistance exercise. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, Vol. 7 (4): 29-36.


            Bowden, R.G., Wyatt, F.B., Wilson, R.L., Wilborn, C.D., Gentile, M. (2004) Homocysteine and vascular access thrombosis in a cohort of end-stage renal disease patients.  Renal Failure, Vol. 26, (6), November.


            Wyatt, F.B. & McCarthy, J.P. (2003). Reduced ventilatory parameters in aging, fit cyclists facilitates time to exhaustion. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, Vol.6 (1): 12-17.


            McCarthy, J. P. & Wyatt, F. B. (2003).  Prediction equation: power output from heart rate for cyclists. International Sports Journal, Vol. 7 (1): 56-61.


Simonson, S. R., & Wyatt, F. B. (2003). A comparison of cardiovascular parameters for the supine cycle ergometer and the treadmill. Journal of Biology in Sport, 20(1):3–14.


        Manske, R.C., Smith, B.S., Wyatt, F.B. (2003) Test-retest reliability of lower extremity functional tests after a closed kinetic chain isokinetic testing bout.

Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, Vol.12; 119-132.


              Bowden, R. G., Wyatt, F. B. & Wilson, R. (2002). Homocysteine and Vascular Access Thrombosis in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients: A Retrospective Study. Journal of Nephrology, Vol. 15(6):666-670.


            Blackwell III, C., Abercrombie, W., & Wyatt, F. (2002).  Head coaching qualities sought by division I-A athletics directors.  The Extra Point, Journal of the American Football coaches Association, March/April: 6.


            Wyatt, F.B., Milam, S., Manske, R.C., & Deere, R.(2001).  The effects of aquatic and traditional exercise programs on persons with knee osteoarthritis. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Vol. 15 (3): 337-340.


            Deaton, M. & Wyatt, F. (2001).  Heart rate response of asymptomatic, at-risk individuals during treadmill work. KAHPERD Journal, Vol. 37 (1): 12-14.


            Wyatt, F.B.(2000).  A comparison of predictive equations and actual maximal heart rate.  International Sports Journal, Vol. 4 (1): 1-8.


            Wyatt, F.B., Worrell, V.J., & Deere, R.E. (2000).  Understanding statistical concepts in sport and physical activity.  Kansas AHPERD Journal, Vol. 71,Spring: 25-27


            Wyatt, F.B., Crandall, J.K., & Greaney, E.J. (2000).  A comparison of aerodynamic cycling positions on ventilatory responses.  Kentucky AHPERD Journal, Vol. 36 (1): 27-31.


            Wyatt, F.B. (1999). Comparison of lactate and ventilatory threshold to maximal oxygen consumption: a meta-analysis. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, Vol.13 (1): 67-71.


            Deere, R., Crews, T., Wyatt, F. (1999).  The essence of writing a manuscript for publication. Kentucky AHPERD Journal, 35 (1).


            Crews, T., Wyatt, F., & Deere, R.  (1998).  Basics about free radicals, antioxidants and vitamin supplementation.  Kentucky AHPERD Journal, 34 (1): 17-20.


            Wyatt, F. B. & Simonson, S. (1997).  Comparison of ventilatory threshold for the treadmill and supine cycle ergometer.  International Sports Journal, 1(1): 17-23.


            Wyatt, F. B., Deere, R., & Crews, T.R. (1997).  Utilization of complex adaptive systems theory & statistical analysis during training: a case study.  Kentucky AHPERD Journal, 33(1): 27-30.


            Balke, B., Anthony, J., & Wyatt, F.(1989). The effects of massage treatment on exercise fatigue.  Clinical Sports Medicine 1; 189-196.