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Shoulder Taps – A Novel Time-Efficient Screening Tool for Tactical Operators

by Katherine Balfany, CSCS, Caitlyn Heredia, and Robert Lockie, PhD, TSAC-F
TSAC Report October 2019
Vol 53, Issue 9

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This article presents the shoulder taps, which could serve as a more time-efficient screening tool for tactical operators. Although this article will present the shoulder taps as an assessment modality, it may be expanded upon and prescribed as an exercise for the purpose of improving trunk, hip, and shoulder stability.

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