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Stress Inoculation Training in Tactical Strength and Conditioning

April 1, 2013

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Tactical jobs are fast-paced, physically and psychologically intense, and failure can have tragic consequences, making it vital to train tactical athletes to perform better under stress.

TSAC Facilitators Exercise Science Program design Safety performing under pressure stress management techniques how to deal with stress stress management stress relief How to handle stress

Performance under Pressure – Coping Skills and Mitigation Strategies for Tactical Personnel

November 3, 2023

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This article will discuss specific measures of stress that can be monitored, as well as coping skills to mitigate the negative effects of stress.

TSAC Facilitators Exercise Science Program design Stress Coping Skills Tactical Personnel Heart Rate

A Review of Hydration and Body Composition for Wildland Fire Suppression Aids

February 12, 2021

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This article explains the importance of educating and supplying firefighters with the right tools for hydration and optimal body composition to safely and effectively execute their job tasks.

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Periodized Nutrition and Metabolic Flexibility for Special Operators

April 1, 2014

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The extent to which a special operator’s training schedule can be planned in advance is often limited due to their unpredictable operational demands. However, there may be opportunities to plan for specific training during certain periods.

TSAC Facilitators Exercise Science Nutrition sports nutrition periodization tactical athlete military athlete; tactical strength and conditioning TSAC

Understanding Low Back Pain for Golfers

April 12, 2024

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The purpose of this article is to discuss the biomechanics of the golf swing and injury prevention management that could result in improved movement throughout the golf swing and lower the recurrence of lower back pain.

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TSAC Report – January 2020 Research Column

August 28, 2020

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This article is part of a continuing series of tactical strength and conditioning (TSAC) research reviews. It is designed to bring awareness to new research findings of relevance to tactical strength and conditioning communities.

TSAC Facilitators Nutrition Program design Testing and Evaluation Carbohydrates Soldier Task Performance Firefighters SWAT Law Enforcement Tactical Performance

Kids Must Strength Train – A Call to Action

November 6, 2020

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This article discusses the impact and importance of resistance training with kids on their mental and physiological health and well-being.

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Overtraining and Recovery

March 1, 2015

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This article addresses various aspects of overtraining and overreaching, including the signs and symptoms, preventative supplementation, and the recovery process.

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Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: What is Too Much?

December 3, 2018

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In this session from the 2018 NSCA Coaches Conference, Ben Gleason brings awareness to the circumstances that lead to rhabdomyolysis syndrome, and some of the exercise programming that can cause this condition. Ben offers recommendations for preventing exertional rhabdomyolysis when training athletes at a variety of preparedness levels.

Personal trainers TSAC Facilitators Coaches Exercise Science Program design Safety Basic Pathophysiology and Science of Health Status or Condition and Disorder or Disease Exercise Conditions Overuse Over-training Muscle Atrophy Rhabdomyolysis

TSAC Report – October 2020 Research Column

May 14, 2021

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This article is part of a continuing series of tactical strength and conditioning (TSAC) research reviews. It is designed to bring awareness to new research findings of relevance to tactical strength and conditioning communities.

TSAC Facilitators Exercise Science Program design Testing and Evaluation VO2max Body Composition Structural Firefighters Police Officers Load Carriage

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