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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
Education Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences

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Elisa Canetti

Person: Teaching and Research, Other

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James Dawes


Research Output 2010 2018

A Comparison of Military and Law Enforcement Body Armour

Orr, R., Schram, B. & Pope, R., 14 Feb 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 2, 12 p., 339.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Law Enforcement

Aerobic Endurance Is More Highly Related To Load Carriage Performance Than Strength And Power

Orr, R. M., Robinson, J., Irving, S. & Roberts, A., Jul 2018, p. 25. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Analysis of Variance
Body Weight

Aerobic Fitness Assessments In Deputy Sheriff Recruits: The 20-Meter Multistage Fitness Test And 1.5-Mile Run

Lockie, R. G., Orr, R. M., Dawes, J., Moreno, M. R., Cesario, K. A., Stierli, M. & Dulla, J., 2018, p. 58.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Law Enforcement
Sex Characteristics
Sample Size
Direction compound

Activities 2014 2018

  • 11 Peer-review
  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Editorial Board Member

International Journal of Exercise Science (Journal)

Rob Orr (Reviewer)
May 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (Journal)

Rob Orr (Reviewer)
May 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

Applied Ergonomics (Journal)

Rob Orr (Reviewer)
Apr 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review