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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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Police Medicine & Life Sciences
Law Enforcement Medicine & Life Sciences
Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Military Personnel Medicine & Life Sciences
Physical Fitness Medicine & Life Sciences
Population Medicine & Life Sciences
Firefighters Medicine & Life Sciences
Hand Strength Medicine & Life Sciences

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Elisa Canetti

Person: Teaching and Research

Photo of Jay Dawes

Jay Dawes


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Rob Orr

Person: Teaching and Research


Projects 2019 2020

Injuries in Female Tactical Personnel

Schram, B. & Orr, R.


Project: Research

Research Output 2010 2020

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

Law Enforcement
Linear Models

The different types of fitness testing in law enforcement

Orr, R. M., Dulla, J., Jay Dawes, J. & Lockie, R. G., Jan 2020, In : Police Chief. 87, 1, p. 16-17 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMagazine ArticleResearch

Open Access
law enforcement
123 Downloads (Pure)

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., 1 Aug 2019, In : Injury Prevention.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Exercise Test
Emergency Responders
Wounds and Injuries
Law Enforcement

Activities 2010 2020

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