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Bracko, Michael R. Ed.D., FACSM

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: May-June 2009 - Volume 13 - Issue 3 - p 33-34
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e3181a1c20f
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Where and How Are Kids Active? The Best Ab Exercises for Rehab; Trekking Poles Help Burn More Calories

Michael R. Bracko, Ed.D., FACSM, is an exercise physiologist and director of the Institute for Hockey Research and the Occupational Performance Institute in Calgary, Canada. He is an associate editor for ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® and works in three areas: 1) sports physiology, where he conducts research on the performance characteristics of female ice hockey players, teaches high performance skating, and serves as physiologist for the University of Alberta Women's Hockey Team and the U.S. Men's Deaf Olympic Ice Hockey Team; 2) the health and fitness industry, by contributing to fitness magazines, consulting, presenting at health and fitness meetings such as the ACSM's Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition; and 3) as an occupational physiologist, in the areas of back injury prevention, ergonomics, workstation stretching, and prework warm-up.

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