Physiological issues related to law enforcement personnel

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Abstract

[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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNSCA's Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning
EditorsBrent A. Alvar, Katie Sell, Patricia A. Deuster
Place of PublicationChampaign, IL
PublisherHuman Kinetics
Pages485-503
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781450457309, 9781492546146
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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    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). Human Kinetics.