Jeffrey Broker, PhD

Jeffrey Broker, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Broker, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
OCSE B341; laboratory OCSE A202


  • 1998 Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1991 M.S., University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1980 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Professional Experience

  • Development and Assistant Project Engineer, Garrett AiResearch, Torrance, California, 1980-1985
  • Research Associate/Teaching Assistant/Lecturer, UCLA Department of Kinesiology, 1986-1991
  • Associate Engineer/Research Associate; Sport Sciences and Biomechanics, UCLA Department of Rehabilitative Medicine, 1990-1992
  • Senior Sport Biomechanist, United States Olympic Committee, 1992-2001;
  • Sport Science Advisory Board Member, USA Cycling, 2000-present
  • Biomechanics Section Chair, Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, USA Volleyball, 2000-present; Adjunct Faculty, United States Olympic Committee, Coaching and Sport Sciences Division; 2001-present

Research Interests

Sport and orthopedic biomechanics, biomechanics of musculoskeletal injury, motor learning/skill acquisition.

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 3000 Biostatistics
  • BIOL 3450 Anatomy & Exercise Science, Applications to golf (PGA Management Program)
  • BIOL 4350 Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 4550 Biomechanics
  • BIOL 4600 Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury