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Dr. Bracko's Education and Experience


Bachelors Degree - Physical Education
University of Illinois at Chicago

Masters Degree - Exercise Science
University of Illinois at Chicago

Doctor of Education Exercise Physiology
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
National Strength & Conditioning Association

Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Served on the Board of Trustees of the ACSM
2006 - 2009
Chair of ACSM's Health & Fitness Summit Planning Committee

Fitness Writing
Media Referral Network, American College of Sports Medicine
Working with Large Circulation Health & Fitness Magazines/Writers as a Fitness Expert for Content.
2000 - Present.

Associate Editor & Columnist
American College of Sports Medicine's Health and Fitness Journal
Writing articles about health, fitness, and exercise research.
September 2006 - Present.

Speaking Engagements
Regular presenter at many fitness meeting throughout North America.

Skating Coach and Strength & Conditioning Coach
For many young hockey players in and around Calgary.

Sports Physiologist / Strength & Conditioning Coach
U.S.A. Men's Deaf Olympic Hockey Team and the American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association, Chicago, IL.
1997 - Present.

Strength & Conditioning Consultant
Rochester Institute for Technology Hockey Team
2011 - Present.


Previous Experience


Sports Physiologist and Skating/Skills Coach
University of Alberta Women's Ice Hockey Team
Edmonton, AB
1999 - 2010.

Strength & Conditioning Coach
Under 18 Team Alberta Women's Hockey Team
June - November 2008.

Strength & Conditioning Coach and Writing Weekly Articles on Hockey Performance
Midget AAA Flames, Calgary, AB
2007/2008 Hockey Season.

Medical Expert
Answering questions on the Fitness Forum
Revolution Health
July 2008 - November 2008.

Fitness Writer
Writing about Fitness, Wellness and Enhancement of Sports Performance
1993 - 2007.

Fitness Consultant
Rancho La Puerta Health Spa
Tecate, Mexico
January 2002 - January 2004.



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