Tactical Strength and Conditioning Report


The TSAC Report is the NSCA’s quarterly, online-only publication designed for the training of tactical athletes, operators, and facilitators. You must be a member of the NSCA to access the TSAC Report.


This Issue

  • OCTOBER 2015  |  Issue 39

Issue 39 of the TSAC Report features articles on post-concussion effects on neurocognitive performance, training considerations for wildland firefighters, TSAC research review, importance of proper movement and movement education for Marines, obstacle course training to enhance Army physical readiness, tactical research presented in 2015, high operational load for law enforcement officers, and teaching the power clean in a group environment.

Featured Articles

  • 39.04 | Post-Concussion Effects on Neurocognitive Performance in Tactical Athletes by Dennis Scofield, MAEd, CSCS, and Joseph Kardouni, PhD, DPT, OCS
  • 39.08 | Training Considerations for Wildland Firefighters by Katie Sell, PhD, CSCS, TSAC-F, and Bequi Livingston
  • 39.16 | TSAC Research Review by Rod Pope, PhD
  • 39.20 | The Importance of Proper Movement for Marines—Part 4: Movement Education by Matt Zummo, MS, USAW-1
  • 39.26 | Obstacle Course Training to Enhance Army Physical Readiness by Russ Nowels, MS, TSAC-F, USATF
  • 39.32 | Hydration and Electrolyte Considerations for Tactical Athletes by Trisha Stavinoha, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
  • 39.36 | Tactical Fitness Research Presented in 2015 by Guy Leahy, MEd, CSCS,*D
  • 39.40 | Balancing High Operational Load while Sustaining Conditioning for Law Enforcement Officers by Shane Irving
  • 39.42 | Exercise Technique – A Simple Approach to Teaching the Power Clean in a Group Environment by Joe Cruz, MS, CSCS, FMS, USAW
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Rob Orr, PhD

Assistant Editor

Britt Chandler, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Director

Keith Cinea, MA, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Managing Editor

Matthew Sandstead, NSCA-CPT

Publications Coordinator

Cody Urban

Editorial Review Panel

Mick Stierli, MS, CSCS
Katie Sell, PhD, CSCS
Travis Ireland, MS, ATC, CSCS
Patrick Conway, MS, CSCS,*D
Henry "Hal" Williamson,
Jon Barba, MS, CSCS
Stew Smith, CSCS
Jerry Bean, MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS, TSAC-F
Tony Soika, MS, CSCS
Jon Carlock, MS, CSCS,*D
Jason Hartman, MS
Brett Crossland, MS, CSCS
John Hofman, MS, CSCS
Katie Miller, RD, LDN, CSCS
Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA
Courtney Shinost, DPT, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, RSCC
Mark Abel, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F
Jason Dudley, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F, FMS-1, RSCC
Kevin Serre, PhD, MS, CSCS