Athletic Republic, a Park City-based franchisor of sports performance training centers, has hired Jim Walker as head of science, education and trainer development. Walker is a nationally recognized expert in the field of performance training and biomechanics. Walker was the sport science program director at TOSH-Intermountain Healthcare for 27 years. His professional interest and expertise is in the connection between physiology and movement mechanics and how they relate to performance, and injury risk and prevention. He has advised and coached athletes in multiple sports over the years. His education includes Ph.D. in exercise and sport science from the University of Utah.
Head of science, education and trainer development