Firefighter, MEDEVAC Pilot, Begin MTI Fellowships

By Rob Shaul

Kelsea Schultz

Kelsea Schultz
Kelsea Schultz is an Army MEDEVAC pilot currently serving on active duty. Kelsea graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelors degree in Athletic Training with an emphasis on Physical Therapy. She also holds Associates degrees in Athletic Training and Physical Education from Northern Oklahoma College.

She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has attended the Military Athlete Advanced Programming Course.

Kelsea’s Fellowship Project is to develop an assessment, and preventative training plan to address the high rate of neck and back injury among helicopter pilots.

Brice Long

Brice Long
Brice Long is a career firefighter in northern Virginia and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

He is currently assigned to the training division where he works at the academy and is responsible for managing strength and conditioning programs for the recruits and firefighters in the field. Brice graduated from Roanoke College in 2009.

Brice’s Fellowship Project is to conduct a study evaluating the effectiveness of 3 different Firefighter SCBA emergency breathing techniques – a topic we first investigated last year.

Click HERE for more about MTI’s Fellowship Program.

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