Concerns are sometimes raised by police applicants undertaking physical fitness testing that they were unfamiliar with the test requirements which in turn negatively impacted their performance. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a single-day, preacademy, physical test education session on physical fitness scores of police candidates.
|Publication status||Published - 26 Feb 2023|
|Event||4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference - Bond University, Robina, Australia|
Duration: 23 Feb 2023 → 26 Feb 2023
|Conference||4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference|
|Period||23/02/23 → 26/02/23|
|Other||Hosted by the Bond University Tactical Research Unit the conference will address the three T's essential to supporting physical performance in physically demanding occupations; Theory, Testing and Training. Specific topics will include physical employment standards, identifying and mitigating injury risk factors, physical conditioning and assessing occupational readiness.|
The conference content will be a blend of research and applied practice in a range of physically demanding occupations including military, law enforcement, fire and rescue and first responders.