May 25, 2023
Rhode Island lieutenant starts state’s first BJJ program

Lieutenant Bryan Palagi is in his 12th year of service to the Tiverton Police Department in Rhode Island after graduating from the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy (RIMPTA) in 2012. Aft... more »

Dec 16, 2022
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 ... more »

Dec 16, 2022
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 combat.  Ho... more »

Sep 27, 2022
Utah Researchers Study Positive Effects of Infrared Light into Concussed Brains

Whether a former football player, boxer, tactical athlete, soccer player, or any other type of athlete for that matter, the long-lasting symptoms of a concussion or brain injury are real. Debilita... more »

Sep 1, 2022
Spiritual Readiness: The Missing Link of the H2F Program?

When the term spiritual is brought up, it’s often associated with a connection to a higher power. But that is only part of the definition in the eyes of the Army. They see spirituality as an indivi... more »

Aug 31, 2022
Tips for Mental Preparedness in the Field

Dr. Jen Schumacher, currently the assistant director of the performance psychology program at the United States Military Academy working with cadets and teams on psychological aspects of elite perfor... more »

Aug 17, 2022
Indiana Athletic Trainers Working with Police, Fire, & EMTs

While you are likely to find an athletic trainer on the sidelines of a football field on a Friday or Saturday, some Indiana athletic trainers are lending their expertise to help local police, fire, a... more »

Aug 2, 2022
20 Trainees Injured During Unauthorized Exercises at Mass. State Police Academy

In the second incident within the month, about 20 Massachusetts State Police Academy trainees were injured after being forced to do an unauthorized exercise, according to a state police official. ... more »