Brian Focht C PhD

Brian Focht C PhD
Assoc ProfessorCollege of Education & Human Ecologyfocht.10@osu.edu
A042 Phys Activ & Educ Srvs Bldg 305 W 17th Avenue Columbus Ohio 43210
Phone:614-292-2165Fax:
  • Cancer Control

Research Description

Dr. Focht’s research and professional interest is in the area of exercise and health psychology/behavior with a particular emphasis on exercise oncology, physical activity promotion in chronic disease prevention/management, and the effects of exercise on quality of life/psychological well-being. Dr. Focht is the Director of the Exercise and Behavioral Medicine Lab and an Associate Member of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and Food Innovation Center. Dr. Focht has over 60 refereed publications and his research has been funded by the National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Skin Disorders, LIVESTRONG Foundation, and the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center and Food Innovation Center. Dr. Focht is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, a National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and has served as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health, Italian Ministry of Health, and Canadian Cancer Society.

Current Publications

  • Focht BC, Lucas AR, Grainger E, Simpson C, Thomas-Ahner JM, Clinton SKThe Individualized Diet and Exercise Adherence Pilot Trial (IDEA-P) in prostate cancer patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.Trials in press 354 9/9/2014
  • Focht BC, Clinton SK, Lucas AR, Saunders N, Grainger E, Thomas-Ahner JMEffects of exercise on disablement process model outcomes in prostate cancer patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy.J Community Support Oncol 12 278-92 8/1/2014
  • Focht BC, Clinton SK, Devor ST, Garver MJ, Lucas AR, Thomas-Ahner JM, Grainger EResistance exercise interventions during and following cancer treatment: a systematic review.J Support Oncol 11 45-60 6/1/2013

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