TSAC Report

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october 2021 | Issue 63

Issue 63 of the TSAC Report features articles on tactical athlete resilience, the menstrual cycle on tactical training, academy training for female law enforcement recruits, tactical research, psychological trauma in tactical athletes, structuring platoon-level physical training, post-injury training for firefighters, and return to duty after musculoskeletal injury.

Table of Contents


Defining, Measuring, and Monitoring Resilience for the Tactical Professional: Part 1— Allostatic Load Theory: Principles for the Tactical Professional at Home and on the Job by Colin Tomes, DPT, PT, ATC, CSCS, TSAC-F, Ben Schram, PhD, and Rob Orr, PhD, TSAC-F


Tactical Training and the Menstrual Cycle—From the Field Experience from Naval Special Operations Training by Ingri Pauline, CSCS


Physical Preparation for Academy Training Specific to Female Law Enforcement Recruits by Erika Viramontes, CSCS, Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D, FNSCA, Joe Dulla, MS, TSAC-F, Rob Orr, PhD, TSAC-F, and Robert Lockie, PhD, TSAC-F,*D


TSAC Research Column – July 2021 by Dustin Dunnick, PhD, CSCS


Implications of Psychological Trauma for Tactical Athletes and Tactical Facilitators by Ben Foodman, LCSW, CSCS, TSAC-F


Talent Management—Roles and Responsibilities and Structuring Platoon-Level Physical Training by Shane Jenne, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F,*D


Post-Injury Training to Essential Job Demands for Firefighters by Mike Waller, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, USAW-L2, FNSCA, Dustin Dunnick, PhD, CSCS, Andrew Shim, EdD, CSCS, Tim Piper, EdD, CSCS, and Robert Townsend, MS, CEAS II, CSCS


Considerations to Improve Tactical Professional Return to Duty Outcomes Following Musculoskeletal Injury by Ryan Fowler, MS, CSCS, TSAC-F, RSCC*D, and Jared McGowen, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS

NSCA Retraction and Correction Policy

Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA

Assistant Editor
Britt Chandler, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Director
Keith Cinea, MA, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Managing Editor
Matthew Sandstead, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Coordinator
Cody Urban

Editorial Review Panel
Mark Abel, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F
Jerry Bean, MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS, TSAC-F
Jon Carlock, MS, CSCS,*D
Patrick Conway, MS, CSCS,*D
Jason Dudley, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F, FMS, RSCC
Stacy Gnacinski, PhD

Jason Hartman, MS, CSCS
Nancy Henderson, DPT, PT, OCS
John Hofman, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D
Jared Hornsby, PhD
Charlie Kornhauser, TSAC-F
Katie Miller, RD, LDN, CSCS
Matthew Nick
Brandon Roberts, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F
Katie Sell, PhD, CSCS
Courtney Shinost, DPT, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, RSCC
Stew Smith, CSCS
Tony Soika, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D 
Mick Stierli, MS, CSCS
Henry "Hal" Williamson, MA, CSCS, TSAC-F
Annette Zapp, MA, CSCS, TSAC-F

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