Performance Under Stress – Implications for Tactical Personnel

by Mark Stephenson, MS, ATC, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D, Whitney Tramel, CSCS, TSAC-F, and Robin Orr, PhD, TSAC-F,*D
TSAC Report March 2023
Vol 67, Issue 6

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This article discusses performance under stress, as well as factors influencing this performance in tactical personnel.

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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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