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Tactical Peer Fitness Practical Application Workshop

September 2, 2022

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The purpose of this case study was to assess a one-day peer fitness leaders workshop for firefighters and law enforcement officers to test the feasibility of creating a “Train the Trainer” program, which could be implemented for continued intervention.

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Balancing High Operational Load While Sustaining Conditioning for Law Enforcement Officers

April 1, 2016

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Specialist law enforcement resources are under constant strain to maintain operational and organizational outcomes. The high operational tempo disturbs many functions including skill enhancement, personal development, work/life balance, and time for physical conditioning.

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Implementing Fitness Testing for Law Enforcement—An Opinion Piece—Part 2

April 1, 2015

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By implementing a fitness assessment, a law enforcement agency can assess its officers and gather important data. As long as there are support mechanisms in place to assist the “at risk” officers—such as access to physical training instructors, occupational health professionals, or dietitians—the organization can ensure that its officers move towards becoming a healthier and more resilient workforce.

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An Example Fitness Assessment Battery for Community Service Officers

February 14, 2020

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This article details an example assessment battery that could be used to measure the relative health and fitness of community service officers (CSO) within the context of similar populations.

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Implementation of an Educational Fitness Training Class for Future Law Enforcement Professionals

August 25, 2023

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This article outlines a potential learning course intended for students in undergraduate criminal justice and homeland security majors to improve their physical health literacy and health-related behaviors.

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Rehabilitation for Law Enforcement Officers

June 1, 2017

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In this article, three considerations are discussed to aid in addressing successful rehabilitation and return to work: 1) targeting the injury site using a combination of physiotherapy, physical therapy, and tactical strength and conditioning; 2) workplace engagement; and 3) using available tools that may assist in determining appropriate approaches.

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Validated Physical Abilities of the California Law Enforcement Patrol Position of a Large Southern California Agency

April 1, 2017

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To operate at the highest level possible, tactical athletes should train for the validated physical abilities applicable to their respective positions as identified by applicable subject matter experts.

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Occupationally Fit for Duty—What are the Physical Tasks of California Patrol Law Enforcement Officers?

September 1, 2016

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A common theme in tactical fitness is to train for the demands of the position. This begs the questions: what are the actual occupational physical fitness requirements of the position of a California patrol law enforcement officer and how might these inform programming for this population?

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Practical Assessments of Power for Law Enforcement Populations

September 17, 2018

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This article consists of five assessments that could be utilized by the tactical facilitator to measure upper- , lower- , and total-body power in law enforcement officers (LEOs). Although the focus of this article is LEOs, the assessments could also be used for other tactical populations.

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Physical Training Considerations for Police Academy Recruits

June 16, 2023

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This article discusses the benefits of utilizing evidence-based training approaches supported by current strength and conditioning research with law enforcement officer recruits.

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