Reducing the Risk of Injury – Elements of Injury Causation

by Rod Pope, PhD
TSAC Report October 2019
Vol 53, Issue 4

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This article is part of a continuing series on practical, evidence-based approaches to reducing the risk of injury while developing tactical strength and conditioning.

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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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1. Pope, R. Case report: Injury surveillance and systematic investigation identify a rubber matting hazard for ACL rupture on an obstacle course. Military Medicine 167(4): 359-362, 2002.

2. Pope, R. Rubber matting on an obstacle course causes ACL ruptures and its removal eliminates them. Military Medicine 167(4): 355-358, 2002.

3. Pryor, P. Hazard as a concept. In: HaSPA (Health and Safety Professionals Alliance). The Core Body of Knowledge for Generalist OHS Professionals. Tullamarine, VIC. Safety Institute of Australia, 2012.

4. Runyan, C. Introduction: Back to the future—Revisiting Haddon’s conceptualization of injury epidemiology and prevention. Epidemiologic Reviews 25(1): 60-64, 2003.

5. Toft, Y, Dell, G, Klockner, K and Hutton, A. Models of causation: Safety. In: HaSPA (Health and Safety Professionals Alliance). The Core Body of Knowledge for Generalist OHS Professionals. Tullamarine, VIC. Safety Institute of Australia, 2012.

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Rod Pope is currently a Professor of Physiotherapy at Charles Sturt University and co-leads the Tactical Research Unit headquartered at Bond Universit ...

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