Academic Credentials
  • M.S., Kinesiology, California State University, Long Beach, 2017
  • B.S., Psychology, University of California, Davis, 2013
Licenses & Certifications
  • Certified XL Tribometrist (CXLT)
Academic Appointments
  • Graduate Assistant, Department of Kinesiology, California State University Long Beach, 2016-2017
  • Movement Science Laboratory Manager, Department of Kinesiology, California State University Long Beach, 2016-2017
Professional Affiliations
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2017-present
  • Society for Automotive Engineers, 2017-present

Ms. Krake analyzes human factors and human performance in the context of use of consumer products, including sports and exercise equipment; driver and pedestrian behavior; and slips, trips and falls. She utilizes her expertise in human movement and information-processing to evaluate issues related to motor control, executive function, decision-making, reaction time, and the effects of inattention and distraction, as they relate to accidents, injuries, product usage, vehicle operation, fitness training and technique.   

Ms. Krake has professional experience in the sports and recreation industry, including product testing, development and performance. In addition, Ms. Krake has extensive experience in collecting electromyography (EMG), and tracking and analyzing kinematics using high-speed motion capture systems.

Ms. Krake earned a Master's degree in Kinesiology from California State University Long Beach, with a specialty in Exercise Science. In addition, she trained professional racecar drivers.