Gregory Cloutier

Project Manager
  • Department of Health Sciences

Office: 520K BK
Phone: 617-373-8009

Education: MPH Masters Public Health,  B.S. Exercise Physiology

Specializations: Exercise, Nutrition, and Aging

Research Interests: Quantity and quality of muscle as it relates to function with aging

Public Service: Various community projects related to exercise and health.


Faigenbaum, A., Milliken, L., & Cloutier, G. (2004). Perceived exertion during resistance exercise by children. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 98, 627-637.

Faigenbaum, A., & Cloutier, G. (2002). Medicine ball strength training for children.  Strategies, 15 (5): 15-18.

Roubenoff, R., Schmitz, H., Bairos, L., Layne, J., Potts, E., Cloutier, G., & Denry, F. (2002). Reduction of abdominal obesity in lipodystrophy associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection by means of diet and exercise case report and proof of principle. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 34, 390-393.

Roubenoff, R., Weiss, L., McDermott, A., Helflin, T., Cloutier, G., Wood, M., & Gorbach, S. (1999). A pilot study of the exercise training to reduce trunk fat in adults with HIV-associated fat redistribution. AIDS, 13, 1373-1375.

Schroeder, T., Wang, Y., Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Cloutier, G., Vallejo, A., Kawakubo, M., Jensky, N., Coomber, C., Azen, A., Sattler, F.  (2007). Reliability of maximal voluntary muscle strength and power testing in older men.  Journal of Gerontology.  62A (5): 543-549.

Brooks, N., Cloutier, G., Cadena, S., Layne, J., Nelsen, C., Freed, A., Roubenoff, R., Castaneda-Sceppa, C.  (2008). Resistance training and timed essential amino acids protects against the loss of muscle mass and strength during 28 days of bed rest and energy deficit. Journal of Applied Physiology. 105: 241-248

Layne, J., Arabelovic, S., Bairos Wilson, L., Cloutier, G., Pindrus, M., Mallio, C., Roubenoff, R., Castaneda-Sceppa, C. (2009). Community-Based Strength Training Improves Physical Function in Older Women With Arthritis. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. Online First, published on July21, 2009 as doi:10.1177/1559827609342061

Dawson-Hughes, B., Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Harris, S., Palermo, N., Cloutier, G., Ceglia, L., Dallal,. G. (2009).  Impact of supplementation with bicarbonate on lower-extremity muscle performance in older men and women.  International Osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation.

Pasiakos S., McClung, H., McClung, J., Urso, M., Pikosky, M., Cloutier, G., Fielding, R., Young. A. (2010). Molecular Responses to Moderate Endurance Exercise in Skeletal Muscle.  Int J Sports Nutr Exerc Metab, 20: 282-290.

Rarick, K., Pierce, J., Cloutier, G.,Pasiakos S., McClung, H., McClung, J., Urso, M.,, Pikosky,M., Fielding, Yung, A. (2011). A Novel, Non-invasive Transdermal Fluid Sampling Methodology: IGF-I Measurement Following Exercise.  American Journal of Physiology, 102: 214-220.


Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Cloutier, G., Cadena, S., Pearlman, J., Brooks, N., Layne, J., Roubennoff, R. (2006). Resistance training and timed amino acid supplementation protects against the loss of muscle mass and strength with disuse.  FASEB J. 20:A591.

Eksir, F., Castaneda-Sceppa, C. Cloutier, G., Dallal G., Thomas A., Roubenoff R.,  Meydani S. (2007) Effect of Bed Rest with Amino Acid Supplementation on Cell-Mediated Immune Response in Healthy Men: Indications for Immune Status of Astronauts.  The FASEB Journal. 21:704.8

Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Cloutier, G., Brooks, N., Cadena, S., Layne, J., Roubenoff, R. (2007).  Timed Feeding and Resistance Training to Maintain Muscle Health.

Reid, K., Doros, G., Cloutier, G., Clark, D., Carabello, R., Phillips, E., Frontera, W., Fielding, R.  (2008). Comparison of Lower Extremity Strength, Power and Muscle Area between Healthy Subjects and Mobility-Limited Elders.FASEB

Reid, K., Doros, G., Cloutier G., Clark D., Carabello, R., Phillips, E., Fielding, F.  (2009).Influence of gender on muscle strength, power and body composition in healthy subjects and mobility-limited older adults.  FASEB

Cloutier, G., Reid, K., Carabello, R., Phillips, E., Fielding, R. (2010). Muscle Quality Is Strongly Associated With Physical Function In Middle-aged And Older Adults.   American College of Sports Medicine. Exercise science and Sports Medicine. Annual Conference Poster presentation and publication.