Gretchen Casazza, Ph.D.

Gretchen Casazza

Position Title
Research Director, UCD Sports Medicine, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior

GGNB Faculty


Research Description: Applied research to improve the health and exercise performance of active individuals. Current research projects include optimizing exercise training and performance in competitive athletes, the effects of exercise on the treatment of depression, effects of estrogen on knee osteoarthritis, the effects of oral contraceptives on bone health and exercise performance, ACL injury prevention programs, sports nutrition and metabolism.