Scientifically Defensible Physical Testing for Tactical Operators
  • Scientifically Defensible Physical Testing for Tactical Operators
    In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 TSAC Annual Training, Tim Doyle teaches about the complexity of developing tests and standards for tactical populations and the importance of sound science backing the tests and standards.
  • About the Author:

    Tim Doyle, PhD, CSCS

    Tim Doyle is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Health Professions at Macquarie University. Previously, he held positions within the Australian Department of Defence, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, University of Western Australia, and University of Notre Dame Australia. He completed his PhD in Biomechanics through Edith Cowan University, Master of Science degree at Ball State University, and Bachelor of Science degree in Human Movement Studies at the University of Queensland. He is a Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and an accredited Level 2 Sport Scientist with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).

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