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Bracko, Michael R. Ed.D., FACSM

doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e318201ceb6
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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 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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