Dr. Mike Bracko

Sports Physiologist • Skating Coach

Dr. Mike Bracko

Sports Physiologist • Skating Coach

How the Pros Skate


Bibliography

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Blatherwick, J., Knoblauch, D. and Greer, N. The importance of speed and acceleration capabilities. Paper presented to the Amateur Hockey Association of the United States, Masters Coaches Symposium. Colorado Springs, CO. 1985.

Bracko, M.R., Hall, L.T., Fisher, A.G., Fellingham, G.W. and Cryer, W. Performance Skating Characteristics of Professional Ice Hockey Players. Sports Med., Training and Rehab., 8: 251-263, 1998..

Bracko, M.R. and Fellingham, G.W. Glenohumeral Kinematics: A Comparison of Three Techniques During an Ice Hockey Acceleration Test. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28(5), S55, 1996.

Bracko, M.R. Analysis of Game Performance Skating of Elite Ice Hockey Players. Unpublished Study, Provo, UT. October 1990.

Bracko, M.R. Time Motion Analysis of the Movement Patterns of Hockey Players at Summer Hockey Camp. Unpublished Study, Penticton, B.C., August 1993.

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