Using Suspension-Based Resistance Training as a Method of Shoulder Prehabilitation for Firefighters

by Sarah Mros, CSCS and Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F,*D, FN
TSAC Report August 2019
Vol 53, Issue 3

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This article discusses how suspension-based resistance training may help develop the stability and muscular endurance in the shoulder joint needed to decrease the risk of shoulder injuries as a result of the demands of firefighting.

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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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