Fall 2022


Nutritional Support for Injury & Recovery

The main goals of nutrition during recovery from an injury are to preserve lean mass and strength, promote healing, maintain energy balance, reduce inflammation, and stay on track for a ...

The 4 C’s of Emotional & Mental Control

For the tactical athlete, there is always a great deal of stress present. It starts in the preparation or training phase and continues into ‘live’ situations. Unlike sport athletes that ...

Fuel Timing to Optimize Performance

Meal and nutrient timing can be key components of a tactical athlete’s performance and recovery. When it comes to performance, oftentimes the minor details lead to major payoffs.  Pre-, intra-, ...

Physical Impact of Stress on Tactical Athletes

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an important public health and military problem since PTSD symptoms are thought to occur in as many as 15 to 20% of individuals exposed to ...

The Relationship between Stress & EMS Providers

About 30 percent of first responders develop mental health disorders, including depression, Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as compared with 20 percent in the general population, ...

Can You Pass the DEA’s Physical Task Assessment Test?

The Drug Enforcement Administration, more commonly referred to as the “DEA,” is a United States federal law enforcement agency that is given the specific authority of focusing on and battling ...

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