Military personnel carry heavy backpack loads as part of their duty requirements. Different types of backpacks are worn due to preference, organisational suppliers, and/or mission requirements. The aim of this study was to compare physical performance while wearing three different backpacks, loaded with the same mission load.
|Published - 26 Feb 2023
|4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference - Bond University, Robina, Australia
Duration: 23 Feb 2023 → 26 Feb 2023
|4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference
|23/02/23 → 26/02/23
|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.