[Extract] The physiological demands of law enforcement have been a polarizing topic for some time. Law enforcement officers are typically sedentary but perform short periods of high-intensity activity, often in life-threatening situations. this chapter addresses physiological issues that TSAC Facilitators should be aware of when working with law enforcement personnel, as well as physical training methods to help mitigate these issues.
|Title of host publication||NSCA's Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning|
|Editors||Brent A. Alvar, Katie Sell, Patricia A. Deuster|
|Place of Publication||Champaign, IL|
|Number of pages||19|
|ISBN (Print)||9781450457309, 9781492546146|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
Hinton, B., Stierli, M., & Orr, R. M. (2017). Physiological issues related to law enforcement personnel. In B. A. Alvar, K. Sell, & P. A. Deuster (Eds.), NSCA's Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning (pp. 485-503). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.