The Effect of Stress on Marksmanship
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of stress on marksmanship performance, as applied through four variables: (1) Physical Activity, (2) Time, (3) Resources Constraints (Ammunition) and (4) Competition.
The Effect of Energy Drinks on Marksmanship
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a popular energy drink (Monster Zero Ultra) on non-stressed and stressed marksmanship drills.
OBJECTIVE: We developed and applied a Fitness Culture Assessment for tactical units, and applied it to a Midwestern, urban/suburban fire department. The assessment deployed three specific research methods; (1) An online survey; (2) 3-days of on-site observation, and; (3) In-person interviews.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to identify which training adaptations correlate to improvements in rucking performance
Trigger Pull Resistance & Tactical Marksmanship
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of trigger-pull resistance (poundage) during non-stressed and stressed marksmanship drills with tactical law enforcement officers.
No Difference Between Squats and Lunges When Building Athleticism
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to test the effects of both squat-based and lunge-based training on high school athletes. Is one type of training is better at improving strength, power or agility?
Case Study: The Physiological Demands of Snowmobile Hill Climb Competitions
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to quantify the demands faced by our snowmobile athletes so that we can better prepare them for their competitions.
Jacket Breathability: Is Gore-Tex Worth the Extra Cost?
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was the assess jacket breathability and cost in order to determine if Gore-Tex is worth the extra price.