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.

NEW! Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by reading the TSAC Report and taking a TSAC CEU Quiz.


This Issue

  • JANUARY 2015  |  Issue 36

Issue 36 of the TSAC Report features a TSAC research review, deployment fitness for carrier-specific Navy physical training, a review of post workout smoothies, considerations for specialist tactical law enforcement officers during long-term special events, patterns of first responders, prehabilitation for tactical athletes, and the importance of proper movement for Marines.

Featured Articles

  • 36.04  |  TSAC Research Review by Rod Pope, PhD
  • 36.08  |  Deployment Fitness - Carrier-Specific Navy Physical Training by Josh Hockett, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, TSAC-F
  • 36.12  |  What is in Your Smoothie? by Trisha Stavinoha, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
  • 36.14 Considerations for Specialist Tactical Law Enforcement Officers During Long-Term Special Events by Shane Irving
  • 36.18  |  Patterns of First Responders by Bryan Fass, ATC, LAT, EMT-P, CSCS
  • 36.20  |  Prehabilitation for the Tactical Athlete by Brandon Stone, MS, CSCS
  • 36.24  |  The Importance of Proper Movement for Marines - Part 1: An Introduction To Movement and Potential Problems by Matt Zummo, MS, USAW-1

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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
Ian Crosby, CSCS
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, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Mark Abel, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F
Jason Dudley, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F, FMS-1, RSCC
Kevin Serre, PhD, MS, CSCS