TSAC – Reducing the Risk of Injury – Using a Hierarchy of Controls

by Rod Pope, PhD
December 2019
Vol 54, Issue 4


This article is part of a new, 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 



1. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Hierarchy of controls. Retrieved April 8, 2019 from www.cdc.gov/ niosh/topics/hierarchy.

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

3. Ruschena, L. Control: Prevention and intervention. 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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