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TSAC Report

The TSAC Report is the NSCA’s quarterly, online-only publication designed for the training of tactical professionals, operators, and facilitators. You must be a member of the NSCA to access the TSAC Report.

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January 2020 | Issue 56

TSAC Report 54

Issue 56 of the TSAC Report features articles on considerations for load carriage, attentional focus to optimize tactical performance, tactical research, trap bar deadlift for warfighters, reducing injury with dual-tasking for balance and gait, and a process evaluation of a six-week firefighter program.

Table of Contents

04 |  

Resistance Exercise Considerations for Load Carriage by Tunde Szivak, PhD, CSCS, TSAC-F

08 |

Attentional Focus as a Resource to Optimize Tactical Athlete Training and Performance by Andrew Thompson, PhD, MS, CSCS, Jason Stone, MS, and Joshua Hagen, PhD, MS

14 |

TSAC Report—October 2019 Research Column by Dustin Dunnick, MS, CSCS, and Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS 

18 |

Emphasizing Strength and Power Performance Using the Trap Bar Deadlift for the Modern-Day Warfighter by Kyle Travis, MS, CSCS, and Joseph Walters, PhD, CSCS

26 |

TSAC—Reducing the Risk of Injury—Dual Tasking Effects on Balance and Gait by Rod Pope, PhD

30 |

A Process Evaluation of a Six-Week Fitness Program on Firefighter Recruits by Bridget Melton, EdD, CSCS, TSAC-F, Greg Ryan, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F, Brandon Loewen, CSCS, and Macy Weeks

NSCA Retraction and Correction Policy

Rob Orr, PhD, TSAC-F

Assistant Editor
Britt Chandler, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Director
Keith Cinea, MA, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Managing Editor
Matthew Sandstead, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Coordinator
Cody Urban

Editorial Review Panel
Mark Abel, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F
Jerry Bean, MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS, TSAC-F
Jon Carlock, MS, CSCS,*D
Patrick Conway, MS, CSCS,*D
Jason Dudley, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F, FMS, RSCC
Stacy Gnacinski, PhD

Jason Hartman, MS, CSCS
Nancy Henderson, DPT, PT, OCS
John Hofman, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D
Jared Hornsby, PhD
Charlie Kornhauser, TSAC-F
Katie Miller, RD, LDN, CSCS
Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA
Katie Sell, PhD, CSCS
Kevin Serre, PHD, CSCS
Courtney Shinost, DPT, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, RSCC
Stew Smith, CSCS
Tony Soika, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D 
Mick Stierli, MS, CSCS
Henry "Hal" Williamson, MA, CSCS, TSAC-F

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