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The Tactical Research Unit (TRU) of Bond University was established in 2015 by Dr Rod Pope and Dr Rob Orr, and is a multidisciplinary, international team researching ways to enhance the protection and performance of tactical personnel in military, law enforcement and fire fighter/first responder organisations. Research and uniformed experience informs education and consultancy services provided by the TRU to tactical groups and organisations.

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    Elisa Canetti

    Person: Teaching and Research

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    Jay Dawes


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    Rob Orr

    Person: Teaching and Research



    Injuries in Female Tactical Personnel

    Schram, B. & Orr, R.


    Project: Research

    Research Output

    Ability of fitness testing to predict injury risk during initial tactical training: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Tomes, C. D., Sawyer, S., Orr, R. & Schram, B., Feb 2020, In : Injury Prevention. 26, 1, p. 67-81 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 168 Downloads (Pure)

    A Follow-up Research Note: 2.4-km Run and 20-m Multistage Fitness Test Relationships in Law Enforcement Recruits After Academy Training

    Lockie, R. G., Hernandez, J., Moreno, M. R., Dulla, J. J., Dawes, J. & Orr, R. M., 3 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • A Pilot Analysis of Emerging Surface Electromyography Wearable Technology: Training Load Demands, Muscle Ratios, and Sex Differences in the Casualty Drag

    Lockie, R. G., Moreno, M. R., Ducheny, S., Orr, R. M., Dawes, J. & Balfany, K., 11 Feb 2020, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  • Activities

    International Journal of Exercise Science (Journal)

    Rob Orr (Reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

    Subject Matter Expert Committee (External organisation)

    Rob Orr (Member)

    Activity: MembershipCommittees, Boards and Panelists

    TSAC Report (Journal)

    Rob Marc Orr (Editor in chief)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial Board Member

    Press / Media

    What does the future of apparel look like for our war fighters?

    Rob Orr


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Firefighter Wellbeing and Health

    Rob Orr


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment