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Physical Preparation for Academy Training Specific to Female Law Enforcement Recruits

February 18, 2022

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This article will detail example resistance training and aerobic conditioning sessions that could be used by a female recruit in the lead-up to their academy program.

TSAC Facilitators Program design Law Enforcement Recruits RPE Scale Tactical Strength and Conditioning

Developmental Model for Prospective Male and Female US Air Force Special Warfare Candidates: Part 1 – Background

May 12, 2023

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This article seeks to explain the differences between males and females in training and adaptations, as well as provide actionable guidelines to improve performance.

TSAC Facilitators Exercise Science Program design Special Warfare Air Force Body Mass Load Carriage Endurance

The 75-Yard Pursuit Run Performed by Law Enforcement Recruits – Percentile Rankings and Implications for Training

August 8, 2020

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The purpose of this article is to present normative data that has been previously collected for the 75PR, use the data to create informed training practices, and support the need for further research of this particular topic in law enforcement.

TSAC Facilitators Program design Testing and Evaluation Foot Pursuit Law Enforcement Officers Agility Change of Direction

Progression for First Responders to Help Prevent Lifting Injuries

April 1, 2013

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This article contains a sample progression to use with high call volume fire departments to help maintain mobility while building job-specific strength and avoiding a hyper-fatigued state.

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Choosing Exercises—“The Crunch”

April 1, 2017

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Should personal trainers include the crunch exercise in an exercise program? The answer should always be, “it depends;” however, arriving at the best answer requires a process.

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TSAC Report – July 2020 Research Column

April 9, 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 Lower-body Strength Triple Hop Body Composition Soldier Endurance

Examining the Efficacy of Common Fitness and Movement Tests—Personal Perspective

June 1, 2017

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In the push for personal training sales, many gyms will use assessment protocols as a way to prove to clients that they can indeed benefit from personal training. This article examines the merits behind this concept.

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Speed – Learned Skill or Genetic Trait?

January 14, 2022

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The purpose of this article is to examine components that affect speed to determine the degree that speed is governed by skill versus genetic factors.

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TSAC Research Column – January 2022

August 26, 2022

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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 Wildland Firefighter Law Enforcement Combat Soldiers

The Red Light – Green Light System – A Simple Tool to Assess and Individualize Group Training

February 9, 2020

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This article introduces a potential solution for programming in the large group fitness setting with a wide variety of fitness levels.

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