Developmental Model for Prospective Male and Female US Air Force Special Warfare Candidates: Part 1 – Background

by John Mata, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F and Lauren Haydu
TSAC Report May 2023
Vol 68, Issue 2


This article seeks to explain the differences between males and females in training and adaptations, as well as provide actionable guidelines to improve performance.

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John D. Mata serves as the United States Air Force Special Warfare Human Performance Squadron Research Exercise Physiologist at Joint Base San Antonio ...

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