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The Fighter Pilot – A 21st Century Tactical Athlete

November 12, 2021

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Between the physiological, cognitive, and tactical skill demands, this article explains why fighter pilots should be considered tactical athletes and have access to resources like a professional sport athlete.

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Reducing the Load on First Responders

April 1, 2014

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In order to move patients, gear, and equipment properly, the first responder must be able to move well themselves. Both unloaded and loaded movement should be examined and trained. One way to achieve this is to train frequently and properly with a constant focus on both mobility and strength in the various positions that are commonly required of first responders.

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Low Back Pain—Is Motor Control Exercise Superior to General Exercise? A Review of the Research

July 1, 2016

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This article provides an overview of the scientific evidence comparing specific motor control exercise intervention to using a more general exercise approach, and concludes by discussing the practical implications for strength and conditioning professionals from an exercise programming perspective.

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Strength Training Practices for Rowing – Part 2 – Strength Training for Performance

June 12, 2020

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This article is the second of a series of articles on strength training practices for rowing and seeks to provide information on periodization strategies for rowers of different competitive levels and schedules, as well as include sample periodization plans and sample programs.

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Gluteal Muscle Strength and Activation, and the Relation to Knee Pain

April 1, 2019

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This article focuses on exercises that strengthen the gluteal muscles for abduction to help reduce knee pain in full range of motion and promote proper movement in the primary knee joints.

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Implementing a Time-Efficient Occupational Training Program for Law Enforcement Personnel

March 31, 2023

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This article discusses the findings of a recent study on the effectiveness of a time-efficient occupationally-specific training program to improve performance in qualities related to physically demanding tactical tasks in law enforcement officers.

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Back Off: Strong Backs from Rehabilitation to Performance

October 1, 2019

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From the 2019 Tactical Annual Training, Rob Orr, co-lead of Bond University’s Tactical Research Unit, explains how the backs of tactical personnel can be compromised. He also details the systems that affect the back and how to construct programs to optimize physical conditioning and reconditioning.

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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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Practical Programming Strategies for Minimizing Training-Related Injury

April 1, 2016

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This article examines ways that personal trainers can take steps in order to effectively reduce the risk of clients suffering a training-related injury.

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Biofeedback for Strength and Conditioning Performance

July 1, 2014

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Biofeedback is a tool that not everyone knows about, yet many coaches and athletes could benefit from using it. This article will describe the psychophysiological principle, introduce biofeedback, and provide descriptions of two biofeedback modalities that may be useful for strength and conditioning professionals to improve performance.

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