Audra Krake
Audra Krake, M.S.
Scientist
Human Factors
Orange County

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. She 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 has worked as the US Business Manager for Performance Physixx LLC, and trained professional racecar drivers.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.S., Kinesiology, California State University, Long Beach, 2017
  • B.S., Psychology, University of California, Davis, 2013

Publications

Moorman H, Niles A., Crump C, Krake A, et al. Lane-keeping behavior and cognitive load with use of lane departure warning.SAE Technical Paper 2017-01-1407, 2017, doi:10.4271/2017-01-1407.

Crump C, Krake A, Lester BD, Moorman HG, Cades DM, Young D. Driver behavior with passive and active vehicle safety systems. TRB Annual Meeting, 2017.

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

National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2016-present

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.S., Kinesiology, California State University, Long Beach, 2017
  • B.S., Psychology, University of California, Davis, 2013