This article provides methods used by tactical facilitators, related research articles, and professional interviews to demonstrate how physical conditioning facilitates the transition from practice to duty for service members, including law enforcement and fire and rescue personnel.
The NFL Combine is a week-long evaluation process that allows NFL scouts, coaches, general managers, and owners to get an up-close and personal evaluation of the talent that comprises the given year’s draft class. This is a day-by-day program outline to maximize results and effort for the NFL combine.
CoachesProgram designTesting and EvaluationNFL CombineFootballAthlete Testing
During the rehabilitation process, a client may need therapy outside of the personal trainer’s scope of practice. This article discusses safe and effective modalities that personal trainers can use with clients in the post-rehabilitation phase process.
Personal trainersExercise ScienceProgram designCross EducationMirror TrainingPhantom LimbRehabilitation Process
In recent years, performance and prevention strategies have grown to include monitoring training load (TL) to understand fatigue and the potential effects of fatigue on training adaptation and performance.
Personal trainersTesting and EvaluationClient Consultation|AssessmentTraining LoadMonitoringHeart Rate MonitoringHRV
This video from the NSCA 2017 Personal Trainers Conference features Morey Kolber discussing how to recognize clients with at-risk signs and symptoms who require a medical referral for their low back, and what exercise programming is needed for specific lower back injuries and impairments post rehabilitation.
Personal trainersTSAC FacilitatorsCoachesExercise ScienceProgram designBasic Pathophysiology and Science of Health Status or Condition and Disorder or DiseasePost InjuryLower Back InjuryInjury RiskRecoveryRehabilitation
Whole body cryotherapy through cold air exposure has been used to accelerate recovery from exercise-induced muscle damage. Questions remain, such as: does cryotherapy work, is there a minimum effective dose, and if so, what is it?
Personal trainersTSAC FacilitatorsCoachesExercise ScienceRecoveryAlternative MethodsCryotherapy