Kieran F. Reid, Ph.D, M.P.H.

Reid_webScientist III
Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory
Phone: (617)-556-3081
Fax: (617)-556-3083




Ph.D., Clinical Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
M.P.H., Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Tufts University School of Medicine

Research Focus
Research focus: Skeletal muscle performance and human aging; assessment of mobility and cognition; exercise and nutritional interventions to preserve independence with advancing age; translational science to promote healthy aging in underserved populations

Selected Professional Affiliations
Gerontological Society of America
American Physiological Society
American College of Sports Medicine

Select Publications
Laussen J, Kowaleski C, Martin K, Hickey C, Fielding RA, Reid KF. Disseminating a Clinically Effective Physical Activity Program to Preserve Mobility in a Community Setting for Older Adults. J Frailty Aging. 2016; 5(2):82-7.

Wang C, Schmid CH, Iversen MD, Harvey WF, Fielding RA, Driban JB, Price LL, Wong JB, Reid KF, Rones R, McAlindon T. Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2016; 19;165(2):77-86.

Reid KF, Price LL, Harvey WF, Driban JB, Hau C, Fielding RA, Wang C. Muscle Power Is an Independent Determinant of Pain and Quality of Life in Knee Osteoarthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatology. 2015; 67(12):3166-73.

Sink KM, Espeland MA, Castro CM, Church T, Cohen R, Dodson JA, Guralnik J, Hendrie HC, Jennings J, Katula J, Lopez OL, McDermott MM, Pahor M, Reid KF, Rushing J, Verghese J, Rapp S, Williamson JD. Effect of a 24-Month Physical Activity Intervention vs Health Education on Cognitive Outcomes in Sedentary Older Adults: The LIFE Randomized Trial. JAMA. 2015; 314(8):781-90.

Reid KF, Martin KI, Doros G, Clark DJ, Hau C, Patten C, Phillips EM, Frontera WR, Fielding RA. Comparative Effects of Light or Heavy Resistance Power Training for Improving Lower Extremity Power and Physical Performance in Mobility-Limited Older Adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2015;70(3):372-8.

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