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NSCA's Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning


Nutrient Needs During Deployment and Shift Work
Deployment and shift work are realities for the tactical athlete and can negatively affect sleep, physical performance, cognition, and immune function. Besides practicing good sleep, nutritional strategies may help reset the circadian rhythm.
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Modification of Exercises to Allow Injured Individuals to Continue Training
Although the harmful effects of disuse on muscle size and strength are well documented, recent evidence shows that such effects begin to occur with as little as five days of disuse. Clearly, it is in the tactical athlete’s interest to continue training to the extent possible after injury.
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Program Design and Sample Training Approaches
The principle of specificity requires training to mirror the demands of the occupational specialty. To best prepare for the physiological demands of load carriage, military personnel should train using complex, multijoint movements, with an emphasis on upper body and lower body strength and power development, in addition to posterior chain development.
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NSCA's Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning
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NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning is the ideal preparatory guide for those seeking TSAC-F certification. The book is also a great reference for fitness trainers who work with tactical populations such as military, law enforcement, and fire and rescue personnel.

© 2017
Book   688 pages
ISBN-13: 9781450457309

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