Michael Olpin

Michael Olpin

Michael Olpin is a full professor of Health Promotion and the Director of the Stress Relief Center at Weber State University. He has studied and researched the science of stress management for over 30 years. He received his Ph.D. in Health Education from Southern Illinois University, his M.A. in health promotion, and his B.A. in organizational psychology from Brigham Young University. He has taught at several universities across the nation, including West Virginia University, Virginia Tech, Concord University, Southern Illinois University, Brigham Young University, and Weber State University. Mike's teaching includes many areas of health and wellness, but his primary focus is on stress management, mind/body health, peak performance, mental and emotional wellness, health research methods, and wellness coaching. He has presented papers and spoken at many conferences, workshops, and seminars around the country. In addition to these speaking engagements, he also consults with sports teams and athletes, individuals, and other community groups. He is the founder and Director of the Stress Relief Center at Weber State University where he conducts research and works with thousands of students, faculty, staff, and community members in helping them reduce their stress and reach peak performance. His website, StressManagementPlace.com focuses on stress management and wellness education. He has authored and co-authored two general-audience books on stress management. Mike is a lifelong athlete, coach of several sports and participant in just about anything that involves running, biking, or throwing something. He's happily married to his sweetheart, Shanyn and is the dad of 4 of the coolest kids on the planet: Analise, Erica, Adam, & Ben.
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