TSAC Report

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April 2019 | Issue 53

Issue 53 of the TSAC Report features articles on improving physical readiness testing results, blood flow restriction training, suspension-based resistance training, reducing the risk of injury, tracking training loads, musculoskeletal injuries in soldiers, improving recovery for tactical athletes, tactical research, and shoulder taps as a screening tool.

Table of Contents

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Improving Physical Readiness Testing (PRT) Results for U.S. Navy Sailors Enrolled in the Fitness Enhancement Program (FEP) Using a 10-Week Progression Plan byManny Romero, CSCS, TSAC-F, and Josh Hockett, MS, CISSN, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F,*D

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Considerations of Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training – A Case for Injury Prevention and Maximizing Strength for Tactical Personnel by Nic Martinez, PhD, CISSN, Chris Lilla, MS, CSCS, and Mike Renteria, MS, CSCS 

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Using Suspension-Based Resistance Training as a Method of Shoulder Prehabilitation for Firefighters by Sarah Mros, CSCS, USAW, Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F, FNSCA 

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TSAC – Reducing the Risk of Injury – Elements of Injury Causation by Rod Pope, PhD

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Tracking Training Load and its Effect on Injury Risk and Fitness – Part 1 by Daniel Maupin, DPhty, ATC, CSCS, and Ben Schram, DPhty, PhD, TSAC-F

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Soldier Musculoskeletal Injuries, Risk Factors, and Recommendations by Eric Gutierrez, MS, CSCS

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Improving Recovery for Tactical Athletes

Kimberly Allen, MA, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D 

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TSAC Report – January 2019 Research Column by Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS, and Dustin Dunnick, MS

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Shoulder Taps – A Novel Time-Efficient Screening Tool for Tactical Operators by Katherine Balfany, Caitlyn Heredia, and Robert Lockie, PhD

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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