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Injury Prevention for Tactical Personnel – Compiling the Evidence and Lessons Learned

by Joshua Shumway, DPT, PT, CSCS
TSAC Report July 2019
Vol 52, Issue 1


Musculoskeletal injuries are the primary source of disability in the United States military. With the integration of movement screens and the implementation of tactical strength and conditioning facilitators there can be success in reducing the amount of musculoskeletal injuries in the tactical populations.

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This article originally appeared in TSAC Report, the NSCA’s quarterly, online-only publication geared toward the training of tactical athletes, operators, and facilitators. It provides research-based articles, performance drills, and conditioning techniques for operational, tactical athletes. The TSAC Report is only available for NSCA Members. Read more articles from TSAC Report 



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Joshua Shumway is a physical therapist for the United States Air Force Combat Controller pipeline at Keesler Air Force Base, and is tasked with human ...

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