Greg Cartee

Greg Cartee 2018


Dr. Greg Cartee is currently Professor of Movement Science, Associate Dean for Research in the and the Director for the Muscle Biology Laboratory in the School of Kinesiology. Prior to his time at U-M, Dr. Cartee was a professor and served as Chair in the Department of Kinesiology at University of Wisconsin Madison after completing his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology at the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Cartee received numerous scholarships and fellowships during his undergraduate and graduate career. He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Physiology, The Journals of Gerontology and the Journal of Nutrition . Dr. Cartee has received more than $15 million in grant funding from organizations such as the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association and the Diabetes Education and Research Foundation . He is an ad-hoc reviewer for multiple journals such as the National Institute of Health and the National Science Foundation, and is a member of several professional organizations, including the National Academy of Kinesiology and the American College of Sports Medicine. He has also been invited to speak about his research at more than 70 lectures around the world and has won multiple awards and fellowships in esteemed colleges across the US.

Dr. Cartee teaches the graduate course Kinesiology 545 Metabolic Responses to Exercise on Fall and Winter semesters.

Areas of interest

Exercise, diet, and age effects on insulin signaling and glucose metabolism in skeletal muscle.


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Course Course Title Credits Term Instructor
KINESLGY 545 Metabolic Responses to Exercise 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Cartee
Course Name RO: Metab Respon to Exer
Course Level: Graduate
This course focuses on the influence of acute and chronic exercise on energy metabolism. Topics include mechanisms regulating carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism; adaptations with exercise training; insulin signaling & action; the relationship between metabolism and fatigue. The format emphasizes class discussion. Students will present on a relevant topic chosen in consultation with the instructor.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; MOVESCI 340 or equivalent.
Component: LEC