Raplh Paffenbarger

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Birthday
21, 1922
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 9, 2007 (84)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1922
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 9, 2007 (84)

About

He pioneered research into exercise and linked it to health and longevity.

Before Fame

He conducted epidemiological studies on polio, and later turned his attention to physical activity of various professions.

Trivia

Much of his research supported the benefits of physical activity to heart health.

Family Life

He was married twice and had four children.

Associated With

He began researching cardiovascular health and physical activity at the request of President Dwight Eisenhower's physician.