Police, fire, emergency medical services, and military personnel encompass a tactical population that is considered an emerging setting in athletic training.Due to the occupational demands within this demographic, these patients are experiencing musculoskeletal injuries and injuries that withhold them from career duties at an alarming rate. One of the main contributors to the incidence of musculoskeletal injury is a lack of functional movement.1-3 Incorporating corrective functional movement programs should be a primary goal in treating tactical populations.
Stiltner, Sara; Thompson, Adam J.; and Cripps, Andrea
"Efficacy of Corrective Exercise on Improving Functional Movement within the Tactical Population: A Critically Appraised Topic,"
Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association: Vol. 9:
1, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/jsmahs/vol9/iss1/6