Load Carriage Presentation

Posted: Mar 07, 2024

Professor Orr was recently invited to present on Load Carriage for Tactical Personnel at the Public Safety Athletic Trainers' Society (PSATS) Conference. The PSATS site can be found here: https://www.psatsociety.com/

The session looked at load carriage and its various similarities and differences between military, law enforcement, firefighing, and search and rescue. Load weights and variables like speed of movement and terrrain were discussed as were performance decrements and injuries. Optimising the conditioning process to better help these personnel survive the rigours of their occupations were highlighted,