TRACI THOMPSON, MS portrait
  • Director, PEAK Health & Fitness, Kinesiology
  • Adjunct Instructor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), Health-Kinesiology-Recreation

Research Summary

PEAK Mission:PEAK's core responsibility is to provide practical training and education for undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science and the Division of Nutrition. These types of opportunities foster the development of learned knowledge for the students and provide professional level health, fitness and wellness services to the University and Community members. PEAK Goals: Develop and prepare future health and fitness professionals, Enable University

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
  • Master of Science, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

Biography

PEAK provides resources and benefits for College of Health students, University faculty and staff, the larger community, and the Exercise and Sport Science Department and the College of Health. 
• Provide practical training and education for future health and fitness professionals
• PEAK fully supports 6-8 COH graduate student assistantships each year
• Provide internships and independent study opportunities
• PEAK funds are used to equip the ESS Human Performance Laboratory
• Valuable outreach from the College of Health , Exercise and Sport Science Department, and the Division of Nutrition to University employees, students and the larger community
• Contribute funding for graduate student research