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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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    Photo of Patrick Campbell

    Patrick Campbell

    Person: Research Only

    Photo of Elisa Canetti

    Elisa Canetti

    Person: Teaching and Research

    Photo of Rob Orr

    Rob Orr

    Person: Teaching and Research



    Injuries in Female Tactical Personnel

    Schram, B. & Orr, R.


    Project: Research

    Research Output

    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., 1 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 34, 4, p. 942-945 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • 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
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    236 Downloads (Pure)

    Accuracy of Body Mass Index Based on Self-Report Data Among Law Enforcement Cadets

    Johnson, Q., Joyce, J., Kukić, F., Lockie, R., Kornhauser, C., Orr, R. M. & Dawes, J., 31 Aug 2020, In : Journal of Criminalistics and Law. 25, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 15 Downloads (Pure)


    International Journal of Exercise Science (Journal)

    Rob Orr (Reviewer)


    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

    TSAC Report (Journal)

    Rob Marc Orr (Editor in chief)


    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial Board Member

    Matthew Ney - Evidence Based Practice Research A (PHTY93-421 - 193)

    Ben Schram (Supervisor), Rob Orr (Secondary Supervisor) & Elisa Canetti (Secondary Supervisor)

    9 Sep 20191 Dec 2019

    Activity: Professional Development, Mentorship, Supervision and Other ActivitiesNon-HDR Student Supervision