Tactical athletes: Maximizing their ability to protect and serve

iStockphoto 541832806 Increasingly, clinicians and researchers are focusing on tactical athletes—including warfighters, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and other professionals—as a unique population with regard to lower extremity injuries. By Hank Black Almost 15 years ago, the US secretary of defense called for rates of accidents and injuries in the armed services to be driven down significantly to enhance readiness for battle, and save money and training time.

iStockphoto 541832806 Increasingly, clinicians and researchers are focusing on tactical athletes—including warfighters, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and other professionals—as a unique population with regard to lower extremity injuries. By Hank Black Almost 15 years ago, the US secretary of defense called for rates of accidents and injuries in the armed services to be driven down significantly to enhance readiness for battle, and save money and training time.

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Tactical athletes: Maximizing their ability to protect and serve