Recovery Strategies in Air Force Special Warfare Training

by Joshua Shumway, DPT, PT, CSCS and Andrew Johnson, CSCS
TSAC Report July 2022
Vol 64, Issue 3


The goal of this article is to overview the most evidenced-based recovery strategies that are promoted in United States Air Force Special Warfare.

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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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