Health Sciences

Eric E. Noreen

Associate Professor

Health Sciences



Campus Box 0432


Science Center
Room 147
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


BS The University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire, 1992
MS Colorado State University, 1995
PhD The University of Western Ontario, 2004

Academic Focus

Human Metabolism and Nutrition

My research examines the effects of diet and nutritional supplements on health and exercise performance.  These are some examples of research that I have done with Gettysburg College students 

Noreen E.E., Turet J, and D. Mallozzi. The Effects of 6 weeks of Cissus Quadrangularis Supplementation and High Intensity Exercise Training. Med Sci Sport Exerc50: 719, 2018

Noreen, E.E., Pietrolongo, C.E. and D.S. Gilmore. The effects of Cissus Quadrangularis on Body Composition and Blood Lipids. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc 49: 931, 2017

Noreen, E.E., D. Abduraham, A.M. Jackiewicz, and J. Brandauer. The effects of an acute dose of rhaponticum carthamoides on endurance performance and cognitive function. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc 47: 2015. 

Noreen, E.E., Garman, H.N., D. Abduraham, and J. Brandauer. Creatine supplementation decreases lactate response following acute ingestion of a beverage containing fructose or glucose. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc 45: 2013. 

Noreen E.E., J.G. Buckley, S.L Lewis, J. Brandauer and K.J. Stuempfle. The effects of an acute dose of rhodiola rosea on endurance exercise performance.J Strength Cond Res, 27(3):839-847, 2013.

Molden, D. C., C. M. Hui, A. A. Scholer, B. P. Meier, E. E. Noreen, P. R. D'Agostino and V. Martin. The motivational versus metabolic role of carbohydrates in self-control. Psychol Sci.23(10):1137-44, 2012.

Noreen, E.E., J. Brandauer and Megan H. MacNabb.  Supplemental fish oil decreases urinary excretion of a marker of bone resorption in healthy adults. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 8(suppl 1), 2011

Noreen, E.E., M.J. Sass, M.L. Crowe, V.A. Pabon, L.K. Averill and J. Brandauer. Effects of supplemental fish oil on resting metabolic rate, body composition and salivary cortisol in healthy adults. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 7:31, 2010.


Courses Taught