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Orr, R., Stierli, M. & Ford, K. (August, 2014). The Use of Ability Based Training in Police Force Recruits. Podium presentation at the 3rd International Congress on Soldier Physical Performance, Boston: USA.

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The aim of this study was to investigate whether an Ability Based Training (ABT) program derived from the 30‐15 Intermittent Fitness Test (IFT), would improve the aerobic fitness of police recruits to the same extent as current training processes, in less time and with fewer injuries.



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