Beau Kjerulf Greer, Ph.D., CSCS

Beau Kjerulf Greer, Ph.D., CSCS

Assoc Prof/Dir. Grad Exercise Science & Nutrition

Professionally consults regarding exercise and nutritional influences on weight management and chronic disease risk, global impact of dietary selection, and accuracy of food company advertisements. 

  • Director of Fitness Testing and Nutrition Education at Sherpa in Westport, CT
  • Designs the nutrition content for the New York Road Runners Marathon & Half Marathon Official Training program via RUNtrix
  • Fitness consultant to the Bridgeport Police Academy
  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Member, Guild of Sommeliers

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D., 2006 Human Movement (conc: Exercise Physiology), Florida State University
    • M.A., 2002 Exercise Science, Furman University
    • B.S., 2001 Health and Exercise Science, Furman University
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.), 2002 - present, NSCA
    • Court of Master Sommeliers, Introductory Sommelier Examination, passed Fall 2013

Teaching Responsibilities

    • EX 255 - Nutritional Aspects of Health and Human Performance
    • EX 299 - Special Topics in Exercise Science
    • EX 362 - Exercise Testing and Prescription
    • EX 401 - Advanced Applied Physiology I
    • EX 402 - Advanced Applied Physiology II
    • EX 404 - Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention
    • EX 523 - Clinical Nutrition
    • EX 531 - Nutrition and Performance
    • EX 560 - Thesis Preparation
    • EX 561 - Thesis Completion

Research Interests & Grants

    • Dietary Supplement Efficacy and Safety

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Club Advisor of the Year, Student Life Office (Sacred Heart University)
    • Certificate of Appreciation for "valuable service to the Sacred Heart community," The office of Residential Life and Housing Services (Sacred Heart University)
    • Dean’s Scholar Award for “exceptional academic performance” (Florida State University)
    • College of Human Sciences Doctoral Fellowship Award presented for “exceptional academic performance” (Florida State University)
    • Tyner University Fellowship Recipient (Florida State University)
    • Recipient of Sandy Molnar Health and Exercise Science Scholarship for "commitment to becoming a professional physical educator" (Furman University)

Publications and Presentations

    2015 - Greer, B., Sirithienthad, P., Moffatt,  R., Marcello, R., and Panton, L. (2015) EPOC comparison between isocaloric bouts of steady-state aerobic, intermittent aerobic, and resistance exercise.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.  In Press.

    2015 - Greer, B., Katlinas, M., Shaholli, D., and Gallo, P. (2015) B-alanine Supplementation Failes to Increase Peak Aerobic Power on Ventilatory Threshold in Aerobically Trained Males.  Journal of Dietary Supplements.  In Press.

    2015 - Greer, B., Price, A., and Jones, B. (2014) Timing influence of protein-carbohydrate-electrolyte ingestion on muscle soreness and next-day running performance.  Journal of Dietary Supplements, 11:166-174.

    2011 - Greer, B. & Jones, B. (2011).  Acute arginine supplementation fails to improve muscle endurance or affect blood pressure responses to resistance training.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 25: 1789-1794

    2010 - Greer, B., White, J., Arguello, E. & Haymes, E. (2010).  BCAA supplementation lowers perceived exertion but does not affect performance in untrained males.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25: 539-544.

    2007 - Greer, B., Woodard, J., White, J., Arguello, E., & Haymes, E. (2007).  Branched-chain amino acid supplementation and indicators of muscle damage after endurance exercise.  International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 17: 595-607.

    2005 - Greer, B., (2005).  The effectiveness of low velocity (Superslow) resistance training.  Strength and Conditioning Journal, 27:32-37.

    Presentations:

    2015 - Relationship between Lean Body Mass or leanness and Indirect indicators of Basketball Performance.  2015 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

    2013 - Reliability of body composition measurement via BOD POD following a very low-carbohydrate diet.  2013 Presented at the Annual International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Athens, Greece.

    2012 - Dietary intake and supplement use among competitive powerlifters and Olympic lifters.  2012 National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting.

    2011 - Timing influce of protein-carbohydrate-electrolyte ingestion on muscle soreness and next-day running performance.  2011 National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting.

    2010 - Functional Investigation of Footwear Energy Return on Running Economy.  2010 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Monday/Thursday 2-5 PM
  • Location:
    Exercise Science
    Cambridge 2-ES-22
    College of Health Professions
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