• Position: Professor, School of Health Sciences (HSC) Betts_Jeff_headshotDepartment Chair
  • Department: Exercise and Health Sciences Division
  • Campus Address: 2233 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: 989-774-2684
  • Email: betts1jj@cmich.edu

Degrees and Universities

B.S.: Central Michigan University, 1980, Biology/Exercise Science
Master of Science: Ball State University, 1985, Human Bioenergetics
Ph.D.: The Ohio State University, 1990, Exercise Physiology
Post-Doctoral Fellow: University of Vermont, 1990-1993, Department of Medicine, Metabolic Unit

Research Areas

Exercise responses and adaptation in insulin-resistant states, e.g., diabetes, obesity, etc.
Exercise and metabolism in various populations.
Body composition changes in various populations (obesity, weight loss, etc.)