1970: U. C. Santa Barbara - earned a B.A. in Exercise Physiology; received grant to conduct graduate studies in exercise physiology and the effects of water versus electrolyte drinks during long-distance running. Earned Secondary Teaching Credential in 1971 with emphasis on physical education.
1971 - 1973: Graduate work in exercise physiology at the University of California; entered special education program at San Diego State with emphasis in teaching learning-disabled.
1974 - 1981: Special education teacher and track and cross-country aports head coach at several California high schools.
1981 - 1984: Palmer College of Chiropractic-West, received Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1984.
1985 - Present: Private practice as Doctor of Chiropractic
1991: Received certification of Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (C.C.S.P.)
1968: National Junior College 10K running record
1971: Winner of San Luis Obispo CA Marathon
1977: Winner of Santa Barbara CA Half-Marathon
1981: Winner of San Jose CA Half-Marathon
1983: Boston Marathon Time: 2 hours 38 minutes
1987: President of San Diego Track Club
Since turning 40, Dr. Jeffers has won two National Masters Championships as part of the San Diego Track Club. He recently placed 5th in the Masters Track and Field Championships running in the Steeplechase. In August 1989, he ran at the Eighth Annual World Veterans Championships held in Eugene, Oregon. There he won a Gold Medal as a member of the United States Cross-Country Team. He also placed 10th in the world running in the Steeplechase.
Dr. Jeffers writes articles for athletic, running and chiropractic journals and magazines on a regular basis.
1989: World Veteran Championships, only Doctor of Chiropractic speaking at the Sports Medicine Symposium
1989: Palmer College of Chiropractic - West, speaker at the sports injury seminar held at Homecoming
1990: Wisconsin Chiropractic Association, guest speaker for 12-hour chiropractor re-licensing seminar on sports injuries
1990: Palmer College of Chiropractic - West, guest lecturer on sports injuries
1990-91: Motion Palpation Institute's sports injuries seminars in Canada, Georgia, Illinois, Hawaii, and Mexico
1992: Lecturer for the Interscandinav Conference in Helsinki, Finland
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