Eric Durak is one of the nation’s leading clinical Exercise Physiologists and Health Educators. He has over 25 years of experience in health promotion, and has presented at 198 national and international conferences in exercise, medicine, and health promotion. Eric has also logged thousands of hours in clinical care, wellness, and research. He has performed exercise programs for diabetic and cancer patients, and onsite stretching for industrial workers. His clinical research has tested the effects of exercise and nutrition for specific populations.
His career has been a series of “firsts” – producing leading edge research in diabetes and exercise early in his career, starting one of the first exercise and cancer programs in the nation, and producing some of the first clinical exercise certification programs in the profession. He wrote the first book on insurance reimbursement for the fitness industry, and one of the first courses on post-rehab exercise for medical patients. His blood lab specialist CEU course is the first in the industry. Eric has presented his research at the American Cancer Society, The San Antonio International Breast Cancer Conference, the American College of Sports Medicine, Psycho-Oncology, and the American Massage Therapy Association. He has also taught workshops across the US for over 16 years. The author of 24 books relating to healthcare, wellness, and fitness, Eric’s initial book on Exercise and Cancer was published years before others on the topic.