Differences in physical characteristics and performance measures of PT and FT tactical personnel: A critical narrative review

Dylan MacDonald, Rob Marc Orr, Rodney R Pope

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Aim of the Review

•to critically appraise and discuss the findings of existing research that has compared the physical characteristics and physical performance capacities of PT and FT tactical personnel This research was supported by a grant from the Defence Health Foundation Methods

1. Literature databases searched: PubMed, CINAHL, EBSCO, and Web of Science were searched using key search terms. (“full-time” OR "part-time” OR "reserve”) AND ("home guard" OR "army" OR "defence" OR "defense" OR “police" OR "military" OR "soldiers" OR “firefighters" OR "first responder")

2. Reference lists of included articles were manually searched

3. Colleagues with expertise in the topic area were asked to identify any additional articles of relevance. Methods

•The inclusion criteria were:

–(a) the study was published in the English language;

–(b) the study involved human participants;

–(c) the study was published in 1994 or later;

–(d) the study involved participants from tactical populations

–(e) the study included both part-time and full-time participants

•The exclusion criterion was any study that did not examine anthropometric or physical performance measure(s)
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015
EventAustralasian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) Conference 2015 - Hobart, Australia
Duration: 9 Oct 201511 Oct 2015
Conference number: 2015
http://amma.asn.au/amma2015/

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Abbreviated titleAMMA
CountryAustralia
CityHobart
Period9/10/1511/10/15
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MacDonald, D., Orr, R. M., & Pope, R. R. (2015). Differences in physical characteristics and performance measures of PT and FT tactical personnel: A critical narrative review. Australasian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) Conference 2015 , Hobart, Australia.
MacDonald, Dylan ; Orr, Rob Marc ; Pope, Rodney R. / Differences in physical characteristics and performance measures of PT and FT tactical personnel: A critical narrative review. Australasian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) Conference 2015 , Hobart, Australia.
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MacDonald, D, Orr, RM & Pope, RR 2015, 'Differences in physical characteristics and performance measures of PT and FT tactical personnel: A critical narrative review' Australasian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) Conference 2015 , Hobart, Australia, 9/10/15 - 11/10/15, .

Differences in physical characteristics and performance measures of PT and FT tactical personnel: A critical narrative review. / MacDonald, Dylan ; Orr, Rob Marc; Pope, Rodney R.

2015. Australasian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) Conference 2015 , Hobart, Australia.

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