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Assessments and Measures—Interviews from Experts in Personal Training

April 2, 2015

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While a basic fitness assessment will always be a part of a comprehensive client assessment, there is an array of more sophisticated tests and measures that are available to the personal trainer today.

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TSAC Report – April 2019 Research Column

October 31, 2019

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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.

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Understanding Stress and Training

November 10, 2023

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This article seeks to help personal trainers understand the physiological effects of stress and helpful ways they can drive positive changes for their clients through exercise.

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Practical Program Considerations when Designing a Training Program for Firefighters

November 26, 2021

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The purpose of this article is to identify considerations that are to be taken into account when designing and implementing an annual training program for firefighters, as well as to discuss strategies for implementation.

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Balancing the Autonomic Nervous System by Breathing

April 1, 2015

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Decompressing after a workout, practice, or competition is a beneficial habit that can be achieved through breathing. This article provides an overview of the autonomic nervous system and guidelines for how to use breathing to calm, or balance, the brain and body.

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NSCA Announces 2017 TSAC Awards

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Colorado Springs, CO – MAJ Donald Bigham and Mark Stephenson named the 2017 TSAC-Facilitator and TSAC-Practitioners of the Year at NSCA’s TSAC Annual Training April 3-6, 2017 in Orlando, FL.

Nutritional Strategies to Speed up Recovery from Soft Tissue Injuries

October 1, 2017

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Nutrition plays an important role in the injury prevention and treatment of tactical professionals. Nutritional goals for healthy connective tissue are twofold: increase collagen content in connective tissues susceptible to injury and prevent a decline in collagen content to help mitigate injury and facilitate recovery.

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Defining, Measuring, and Monitoring Resilience for the Tactical Professional: Part 2—Holistic Measurement and Monitoring: Theory, Principles, and Application

June 24, 2022

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Part 2 of this series on allostatic load theory will focus on how monitoring personnel holistically can contribute to a well-rounded health and performance model supporting the tactical athletes.

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TSAC Research Column – April 2021

November 19, 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.

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Heart Rate Variability Useful in Monitoring Fitness and Training Responses in Tactical Athletes

September 1, 2016

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HRV is thought to provide objective insight into understanding fatigue, “trainability,” and “readiness” to perform in athletic populations. Evolving access to HRV data may enhance the understanding of individualized fitness and training responses in tactical athletes.

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