David N. Proctor, Ph.D.
David N. Proctor studies the physiology of aging and exercise; cardiovascular responses to exercise; regulation of skeletal muscle blood flow; skeletal muscle adaptation; vascular adaptation.
- Kinesiology - KINES
- Graduate Faculty
- Ph.D., 1994, Exercise Physiology, Kent State University
- M.S., 1987, Physiology of Exercise, Ohio University
- B.A., 1985, Physical Education, Capital University
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
- Vascular physiology
- Exercise as medicine
Dr. Proctor's research focuses on human cardiovascular aging, its functional consequences, sex-specific mechanisms, and potential therapeutic strategies. His laboratory's interests are also the effects on arterial & cardiac stiffness as well as control of skeletal muscle blood flow at rest and during exercise.