Mike Kondracki

DC, MSc, PhD - Senior Lecturer (Clinical Sciences)

Mike is currently involved in the teaching of a variety of subject areas including general medicine, biomechanics and nutrition.

Biography

Mike Kondracki graduated as a chiropractor from AECC University College in 1985 and entered into private practice in Scotland. After a few years he enrolled on a bioengineering Master’s programme at Strathclyde University and studied part-time until 1990 when he was offered a teaching post at AECC University College and the opportunity to complete a PhD at the University of Southampton. Since 1990, Mike has been a member of the faculty at the University College and, during this time, also worked with the GCC Education and Professional Conduct Committees.

Current Activity

Mike is currently involved in the teaching of a variety of subject areas including general medicine, biomechanics and nutrition.

Areas of Interest

Mike has an interest in a variety of disciplines.

Qualifications

  • MSc Bioengineering, PhD Lumbar Spine Biomechanics.

Membership

  • British Chiropractic Association

Teaching

  • Lead tutor for MChiro Year 4 Professional Ethics and element lead for Years 2 & 3 General Medicine

Publications

The New AECC Learning Paradigm.  Proceedings of the World Federation of Chiropractic.  San Paulo, Brazil. November (2002)

Research Skills Acquisition and Practice.  Proceedings of the World Federation of Chiropractic.  San Paulo, Brazil. November (2002)

Passive motion analysis of the lumbar spine in vivo.  International Society of Biomechanics.  Taiwan (2001)

Spinal fusion for lumbar instability: does it have a scientific basis? J Spinal Disord (2000) 13

The detection of failed lumbar fusion using Digitised Fluoroscopy.  Pain Management ‘98, Rotterdam.  November (1998)

Kinematic Determination of The Functional Integrity of The Lumbar Spine in vivo.  3rd Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, Vienna.  November (1998).

Some Biomechanical Considerations in Chiropractic. In: Fundamentals in Chiropractic Technique.  D. Byfield, Chapter 2.  Heinemann, London.  (1995)

Digital videofluoroscopy.  Manual Therapy, (1996); 1:146-148.

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