Trever Ball – Exercise Physiologist | Epidemiologist | Local Elite Athlete
Trever is currently a PhD student in Exercise Physiology at the University of Utah, where he studies the effect of levels of physical activity on health outcomes; both on large-population, and individual scales. His current research projects involve assessing public health costs of physical inactivity, and implementing more physcial activity counseling in primary care settings. He received both his Bachelors and Masters degree of Science in exercise science from Utah State University.
Following graduation Trever taught as Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance at Weber State University from 2008-2010. Trever has long-enjoyed distance running – He completed his competitive years training with a group of elite post-collegiate athletes under the direction of Paul Pilkington. He was a cross-country All-American at Utah State, where he was also a Big West and WAC conference cross-country and 5000 meters champion. While at Utah State, Trever was awarded the universities top achievment award as Athlete of the Year in 2006. Trever, his wife, and son currently live in North Salt Lake, Ut.