Eric Krenz, Ph.D.

Educational Background:

Doctor of Philosophy University of Utah - 1981
Physical Education (with 30 units in Statistics, Research Methods, and Health Education)

Master of Arts California Family Studies Center, Azusa Pacific University - 1979
Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling.

Bachelor of Arts California State University, Los Angeles, 1977
Psychology.

Professional Employment:

California State University, Fresno - 1990 to Present
Part-time/Full-time Lecturer for Department of Public Health.

Eastern Kentucky University - 1989 to 1990
Adjunct Assistant Professor for Department of Health.

Southeastern Louisiana University - 1987 to 1989
Outreach Counselor for Comprehensive Counseling Center

Southeastern Louisiana University - 1987 to 1989
Adjunct Assistant Professor for Department of Health and Physical Education

University of Utah - 1983 to 1987
Adjunct Assistant Professor for Department of Physical Education and Health Education.

University of Utah - 1982 to 1983
Adjunct Associate Instructor for Department of Continuing Education.

Courses Taught:

HS 48, Advanced First Aid
HS 90, Contemporary Health Issues
HS 92, Public Health Statistics
HS 91/124, Human Sexuality
HS 112, Consumer Health

Scholarly Activities:

Publications

Foster, D.A., Krenz, V.D., Pogoloff, D., Callahan, D., & Krenz, E.W. (2004). Three - Year Longitudinal Study on Reduction of Bullying in a Rural Multicultural Elementary School Using the Conflict Resolution Training Program. Proceeding of Persistently Safe Schools: the National Conference of the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence. Washington, D.C.: Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence.

Rishe, H.L., Krenz, E. W., McQueen, C., & Krenz, V. D. (1994). Optimal arousal, stress, and imagery: Case studies. In E. R. Korn & A. Sheikh (Eds.), Imagery and Human Development, vol. 3. New York: Baywood Publishing Co.

Krenz, E. W. (1986). Hypnosis vs. Autogenic Training: A comparison. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 28(4), 209-213.

Krenz, E. W., Gordin, R., & Edwards, S. W. (1985). Effects of hypnosis on state anxiety and stress in male and female intercollegiate athletes. In D. Waxman, P. Mistra, M. Gibson, & M. A. Basker (Eds.), Modern Trends in Hypnosis. New York: Plenum Publishing Corporation.

Krenz, E., McQueen, C., & Fry, D. (1984) Mind games: Controlling your competitive performance. In 1984 Olympic Scientific Congress, Youth Sports: Sport for the disabled and sport and gender-sport and aging. Scientific Program Abstracts. Eugene, Oregon: Microform Publications.

Krenz, E. (1984). Improving competitive performance: Hypnotic suggestions and modified autogenic training in sports. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 27 (1), 58-63.

Krenz, E. W., & Jencks, B. (1984). Modified Autogenic Training for Athletes, Svensk Tidskrift for hypnos, XI, Nr2, pp. 65-79.

Jencks, B., & Krenz, E. (1983). Hypnosis in sports. In A. H. Smith & W. C. Wester (Eds.), Comprehensive Clinical Hypnosis. Philadelphia: Lippincott Co.

Krenz, E. (1983). Gaining Control: Making Stress an Asset with Modified Autogenic Training. Salt Lake City, Utah: I.I.P. Associates.

Krenz, E. (1983). Modified Autogenic Training. Salt Lake City, Utah: I.I.P. Associates.

Krenz, E. W., & Madden, T. (1983). Stress management for the special athlete. In M. Horvat (ed.), Nevada Fitness, Games, Sports, and Activities for the Handicapped.

Krenz, E. & Jencks, B. (1982). Modified Autogenic Training (M.A.T.) for Athletes. Presented at the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis 25th Annual Scientific Convention, Minneapolis, November. (Cassette Catalog Series).

Krenz, E. W., Gordin, R., Edwards, S. W. (1982). Effects of hypnosis on state anxiety and stress in male and female intercollegiate athletes. The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 30(2), 210. (Abstract)

Curtis, J., & Dieterich, D. (1981). How to relax. Palo Alto, Calif.: Mayfield Publishing. Chapter 10, Exercise #21, "Deepening Relaxation."

Krenz, E., & Jencks, B. (1980). Research and utilization of hypnosis in sports. Presented at the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis 23rd Annual Scientific Convention, Minneapolis, November. (Cassette Catalog Series).

Presentations

Krenz, V.D., Lee, J., Krenz, E.W. "Smoking Prevalence and Cultural Patterns of Tobacco Use Among Hmong in Central California." Accepted for presentation at the National Tobacco and Health General, Chicago, IL, May 4-6, 2005

Pinzon-Perez, H.L., Perez, M.A., Krenz, V.D., Krenz, E.W., & Baez, L. "Compadres por la salud: Lationo lay health workers." ." Oral presentation at the 132nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association meetings, Washington, D.C. November 10, 2004.

Foster, D.A., Krenz, V.D., Pogoloff, D., Callahan, D., & Krenz, E.W. "Youth Violence: An Inner-City Conflict Resolution Training Program, in a Rural Multicultural Elementary School." Presented at the National SOPHE Conference, Washington, D.C., November 6, 2004.

Foster, D.A., Krenz, V.D., Pogoloff, D., Callahan, D., & Krenz, E.W. "Three - Year Longitudinal Study on Reduction of Bullying in a Rural Multicultural Elementary School Using the Conflict Resolution Training Program." Presented at the National Conference of the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence. Washington, D.C.: Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence, October 27-29, 2004.

Pinzon-Perez, H., Krenz, V.D., Perez, M., & Krenz, E.W. "Cultural Beliefs Associated with Pap Smear Compliance". Oral presentation at the World Conference on Health Promotion and Education Australia, 2004.

Foster, D.A., Krenz, V.D., Pogoloff, D.D., Callahan, D.M., & Krenz, E. "Identifying barriers in a rural multicultural elementary school using the conflict resoluti8on training program." Oral presentation at the 131st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association meetings, San Francisco, CA. November 19, 2003.

Krenz, V.D., Lee, J., Krenz, E., & Haugan, P. Alcohol use and cultural beliefs among the Hmong." Poster presentation at the 131st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association meetings, San Francisco, CA. November 19, 2003.

Krenz, V.D., Zarate, M., Krenz, E.W., & Pearman, S. (November 11, 2002) "Use of "Noche de Cine" for tobacco prevention interventions among Hispanic farmworkers." Oral presentation at the 2002 National American Public Health Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Pinzon-Perez, H.L., Krenz, V.D., Schafer, S., Torres, V., Hearst, N., Gonzalez-Calvo, J.T., Krenz, E.W., Perez, M., & Chaney, L. (November 12, 2002). "Factors influencing pap-smear screenings among Latinas living in the Central California Valley." Poster presentation at the 2002 National American Public Health Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Krenz, V. D., Ngo, V., & Krenz, E. W. (June 20-24, 1995). "HIV/AIDS prevention strategies for culturally diverse populations." Presented at the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Southwest/Northwest Districts Conference, Turtle Cove, Hawaii.

Krenz, V. D., Ngo, V., & Krenz, E. W. (February 8, 1994). "Community Health Strategies for Diverse: Crossing Cultures and Living to Tell About It." Presented to the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Southwest/Northwest Districts Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Krenz, E.W., & Krenz, V.D., (October, 1988). Autogenic Training an alternative for stress management. Presented at the Louisiana Association for Counseling and Development Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Krenz, E. W., Rishe, H., & Krenz, V. D. (1987). Mitigating the Stress Response. Presented at the 29th Annual American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas.

Krenz, E. W. (1987). Chair - Symposium VII: Hypnosis in Sports Psychology. At the 29th Annual American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas.

Krenz, E. (August, 1985). Teaching models versus clinical models of hypnosis for athletes. Presented at the 10th International Congress of Hypnosis and Psycho-somatic Medicine, Toronto.

Krenz, E. (November, 1984). Modified Autogenic Training vs. Hypnosis: A comparison. Presented at the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Scientific Meeting.

Krenz, E. W., & McQueen, C. (September, 1984). Accident prevention and coping with stress. Presented at the Elderly Ecosphere IV. Sponsored by the Utah State Division of Aging and Adult Services, Provo, September, 1984.

Krenz, E., McQueen, C., & Fry, D. (July, 1984). Mind games: Controlling your competitive performance. Presented at the 1984 Olympic Scientific Congress, Section E-2, Competitive Sports for Children and Youth, Eugene, Oregon.

Krenz, E. (November, 1983). Improving competitive performance: Hypnotic Suggestions and Modified Autogenic Training in Sports. Presented at the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis, Dallas, Texas.

Krenz, E. W., & Henschen, K. P. (August, 1983). The effects of M.A.T. on athletic performance. Presented at the National American Psychological Association Convention, Anaheim.

Krenz, E. W., & Jencks, B. (November, 1982). Modified Autogenic Training (M.A.T.) for Athletes. Presented at the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis Annual Scientific Program, Denver.

Krenz, E., Edwards, S., & Henschen, K. (1982). The inverted-U hypothesis: Anxiety vs. motor performance. Presented at the Southwestern Regional Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Honolulu.

Krenz, E. W., Gordin, R., & Edwards, S. W. (August, 1982). Effects of hypnosis on state anxiety and stress in male and female intercollegiate athletes. Presented at the 9th International Congress of Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine, Glasgow, Scotland.

Ravizza, K., Henschen, K., Gordin, R., & Krenz, E. (April, 1982). Mental training for athletic performance: Helpful hints for relaxation and mental imagery techniques. Paper presented at the 97th National-Southern District Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Houston.

Gordin, R., Krenz, E. W., & Edwards, S. W. (February, 1981). The effects of an altered state on stress and anxiety in intercollegiate athletes. Presented at the Southwestern Regional Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Albuquerque.

Krenz, E., & Jencks, B. (November, 1980). Research and utilization of hypnosis in sports. Presented at the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis 23rd Annual Scientific Convention, Minneapolis.

Grants and Contracts

Principal Investigator "Tobacco use among college students."
Funded by the College of Health and Human Services, Dean's Research Award, 2000, $700.

Principal Investigator "Tobacco Cessation Program."
Funded by Fresno County Health Services Agency, Department of Health Promotion, 1991-1993, $50,000.

Co-principal Investigator "Drug Prevention Program at Southeastern Louisiana University."
Funded by U.S. Department of Education, 1989, $84,000.

Creative Activities:

Southeastern Louisiana University 1987 - 1989
Volunteer Assistant Track Coach, assist Head Track Coach in coaching Men's and Women's weight events.

Registered Physical Therapists, R. Don Vernon, R.P.T., President - 1985 to 1987
Consultant, conduct individual and group sessions for stress management and pain for back and soft muscle tissue injury patients.

CPC Olympus View Psychiatric Hospital, Salt Lake City - 1987
Therapeutic Recreation Aide, conduct therapeutic recreational activities under the supervision of a licensed therapeutic recreation specialist.

I.I.P. Associates - 1981 to 1987
Consultant, conduct individual and group sessions for stress management.

RETEC, Inc., Salt Lake City - 1986 to 1987
Director, conduct psychological profiling for rehabilitative services.

Skyline High School, Salt Lake City - 1985 to 1986
Assistant Football Coach and Assistant Track and Field Coach.

Bountiful Figure Skating - 1983 to 1987
Sport Psychology Consultant for Figure Skating.

Westminster College of Salt Lake City - 1985 to 1986
Intramural Coordinator.

Skyline High School - 1985 to 1986
Sport Psychology Consultant for Swim Team.

Cottonwood High School - 1985 to 1986
Sport Psychology Consultant for Swim Team.

Brighton High School - 1985 to 1986
Sport Psychology Consultant for Swim Team.

Brigham Young University - 1984 to 1986
Sport Psychology Consultant for Men's & Women's Diving Team.

All American Gymnastics Team - 1983 to 1987
Sport Psychology Consultant for Gymnastics Team.

Rocky Mountain Gymnastics Team - 1983
Sport Psychology Consultant for Gymnastics Team.

Brigham Young University - 1983 to 1985
Sport Psychology Consultant for Men's Gymnastics Team.

Highland High School - 1983 to 1985
Sport Psychology Consultant for Women's Basketball Team.

University of Utah Women's Volleyball Team - 1983 to 1984.
Sport Psychology Consultant for Women's Volleyball Team.

University of Utah - 1982
Team Sport Consultant, University of Utah Women's Gymnastics Team, NCAA Women's Gymnastics, National Championships, Salt Lake City.

University of Utah - 1981 to 1982
Team Psychological Consultant for University of Utah Women's Gymnastics Team, AIAW National Championship Team.

Los Angeles Job Corps - 1978 to 1979
Resident Advisor for Job Corps resident facilities.

Azusa Pacific University - 1977 to 1979
Assistant Track and Field Coach for Men's and Women's Track and Field Team.

Workshops/Other Forums

Krenz, E. "Dealing with test anxiety." Presented to the SLU/SSAP College Enrollment Project Support Group, March 7, 1989.

Krenz, E. "Stress and how to management it." Presented to theProject LEAD Principals, February 2, 1989.

Krenz, E. "Sport Psychology." Presented to the Physical Education 161 course, October 12, 1988.

Krenz, E. "Stress Management." Presented to the Upper Bound program, June 30, 1988.

Krenz, E. "Stress Management." Presented to the paraprofessional housing staff at Southeastern Louisiana University, April 19, 1988.
Krenz, E. "The role of sport psychology in teaching and coaching." Presented to the Physical Education 161 course, February 10, 1988.

Krenz, E. "Stress Management." Presented to Health 132 (Personal Health), March 10, 1988 (9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.).

Krenz, E. "Team Formation in Youth Sports." Presented to the South Tangi Youth Soccer Association, March 2, 1988.

Krenz, E. "Imagery to Enhance Motor Performance." Presented to Graduate Seminar in Sport Psychology, April 12, 1988.

Krenz, E. "Stress and the Music Student." Presented to the studio class Harriet Vogt, at Southeastern Louisiana University, January 28, 1988.

Krenz, E. "Non--Traditional Student Organizations." Presented at Southeastern Louisiana University Day in Bogalusa, December 10, 1987.

Krenz, E. "Stress and the Student." Presenter to counselors and students on High School Day, Southeastern Louisiana University, November, 1987.

Krenz, E. "Women and Stress." Presented to the Sigma Theta Rho Sorority, November 11, 1987.

Women's Council of Realtors, April 24, 1986; "Stress and the Working Woman."

United State Wheelchair Tennis Championships; Racquet Club of Irvine; October 12-20, 1985; Workshop Presenter - "Sport Psychology: Mental Training for Winning Mental Attitude" and "Stress Management and Relaxation Techniques to Improve your Game."

Utah State Prison; Draper, Utah; October 23, 1985; Guest lecturer for Health Education college course; Two hour lecture on autogenic training and relaxation for inmates.

University, Community, and Professional Service

University Service

Member, University Parking Committee, 2000 - 2001
Member, School of Health and Human Services, School Computer Committee, 1996

Community and Professional Committees

Volunteer. Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, LEAPP Committee member.
Volunteer. American Diabetes Association, Fresno Chapter.
Volunteer. Fresno-Madera Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross; Disaster Services, including Shelter Manager, Damage Assessment, Family Services, Mass Feeding.
Co-Chairman Opening Ceremonies, Louisiana Special Olympics, 1988, 1989.
TAC Certified Official, Various Track and Field meets, throughout Utah, 1987, Louisiana, and Kentucky 1988-present
Utah Figure Skating Association, Coaches Workshop, October 18, 1986.
TAC Representative; Salt Lake City Track Club; Salt Lake City, Utah; 1985 - 1986.
Salt Lake Rape Crisis Center; Salt Lake City, Utah; October 17, 1985; Workshop for professional and paraprofessionals.
Skyline High School; Salt Lake City, Utah; Coach - Sophomore Football Team and Varsity Track Team; September, 1985 - 1986.
Bountiful Figure Skating; Bountiful, Utah; Team psychological consultant; 1984 - 1987.
All-American Gymnastics Club; Provo, Utah; Team psychological consultant; 1983 - 1987.
Helpline; University of Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah; May 18, 1985; One-day workshop - "Stress and the Crisis Worker."Salt Lake Medical Auxiliary Health Fair; Salt Lake City, Utah; March 30, 1985; Workshop Presenter "Stress and the Physician's Wife."
Channel 20; Salt Lake City, Utah; March 29, 1985; Advertising for Salt Lake Medical Auxiliary Health Fair.
Mountain Bell; Salt Lake City, Utah; February 12, 1985; Guest Lecturer - "Stress and the Workplace."
Personal Health, Health Education 101; Department of Health Education, University of Utah; January 21, 1985; Guest Lecturer - "Stress."
Utah State Division of Aging and Adult Services Elderly Eco-sphere IV; Provo, Utah; September, 1984; Co-presenter with Craig McQueen, M.D. - "Accident prevention and coping with stress."
Primary Children's Medical Center; Salt Lake City, Utah; January 30, 31, 1984; Radiothon - Answered phones to take pledges for PCMC (Marshall Poulsen).
Grantsville High School; Grantsville, Utah; January 25, 1984; Presenter - "Stress and the Student" and "Alcohol and Drug Abuse."
Brigham Young University Health Course (Joan Hunter); Provo, Utah; November 10, 1983; Guest Lecturer - "Management of Stress for a Healthier Lifestyle."
Channel 5 Television; Salt Lake City, Utah; September 29, 1983; Interviewed "Stress and Performance."
Deseret Books; Salt Lake City, Utah; August 16, 1983; Lecture for Mid-Management "Stress and Management."
Sperry-Univac; Salt Lake City, Utah; August 15, 1983; Workshop "Stress and the Workplace."
Primary Children's Medical Center; Salt Lake City, Utah; Children's Miracle Network Telethon, Ogden Branch Director; May 28-29, 1983

Awards

Sigma Xi, Associate Member
Eta Sigma Gamma
International Who's Who in Medicine