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Dr. Mark S Kattenbraker

Dr. Mark S Kattenbraker

Associate Professor, Associate Director of EIU Adult Fitness Program

Office: 2230 - Lantz
Phone: 217-581-8549
Fax: 217-581-7579
Email: mskattenbraker@eiu.edu

Mark Kattenbraker's Vita

Current Syllabi

Frequently Taught Courses

KSS 4450 Exercise Prescription for General and Special Populations

KSS 4440 Physical Fitness Appraisal and Performance Assessment

KSS 4340 Exercise Physiology

KSS 2440 Structural Kinesiology

KSS 5450 Supervision of Adult Fitness

KSS 5990 Advanced Supervision of Adult Fitness, Independent Study

  

Education

Ph.D. Health Education - Southern Illinois University Carbondale

M.S. Physical Education - Exercise Science, Eastern Illinois University

B.S. Physical Education - Exercise Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Professional Organizations

Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance www.iahperd.org

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance www.aahperd.org 

Research

Co-investigator: Primal Pictures Resistance Animations and Exercise Videos.  A collaborative effort with Dr. Jeff Willardson (EIU) and Dr. Eadric Bressel (Utah State).  Spring 2009. 

Co-investigator: Perfect Situp® equipment analysis.  Electromyography of abdominal muscles during traditional abdominal exercises and using the Perfect Situp. 

Co-investigator: Ab Circle® equipment analysis.  Electromyography of abdominal muscles during traditional abdominal exercises and using the Perfect Situp.

Selected Publications

Saccomani, M.G., Kattenbraker, M.S., Figueiredo, T., Simao, R. Lucia de Moraes, C., & Polito, M.D. (2014). Blood pressure and heart rate variability responses after isolated and combined sessions of aerobic and strength exercises with different orders. International Sportmed Journal.

Figueiredo, T., Menezes, P. Kattenbraker, M.S., Ploito, M.D. & Simao, R. (2013). Influence of exercise order on blood pressure and heart rate variability after a strength training session. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 3, 12-17.

Willardson, J.M., Behm, D. G., Huang, S. Y., Rehg, M.D., Kattenbraker, M.S., & Fontana, F.E.  (2010). A comparison of trunk muscle activation: Ab circle vs. traditional modalities. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24, 3415-3421.

Willardson, J.M., Kattenbraker, M.S., Khairallah, M. & Fontana, F.E. (2009) Effect of load reductions over consecutive sets on repetition performance. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 

Whipple, K., Kinney, J. & Kattenbraker, M. (2008). Maintenance of physical activity among faculty and staff in university settings. The Health Educator, 40(1), 21-28.

Selected Conference Presentations

Lecture - Blood Pressure: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, IAHPERD State Convention, November 2011

Lecture - Elements of a Successful Community-based Fitness Program, IAHPERD State Convention, November 2010

Lecture - Stress, Health and Fitness. IAHPERD State Convention, November 2009

Lecture - Cardiorespiratory Endurance: The Foundation of Physical Fitness, IAHPERD State Convention, November 2008

Frequent presenter - EIU Wholesome Professor Series & EIU Healthy Lifestyes Series

Funding & Grants

2014 Redden Fund Grant $1025.

2011 Redden Fund Grant $1232. 

2010 Redden Fund Grant $617.  

2009 Redden Fund Grant $380.

2008 Redden Fund Grant $350.

Community

2013 President, Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. 

Past Vice President - Adults, Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD)

Past President - Southeastern District of the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (IAHPERD)

Associate Director, EIU Adult Fitness Program


Kinesiology & Sports Department, Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2010-2011



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