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Pope, R. (2015). Managing risks arising from mismatches between physical conditioning & tactical task requirements. Presented at The Australian Strength & Conditioning Association. International Conference on Applied Strength & Conditioning. 6-8 November, 2015. Gold Coast, Australia.

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•The Quest for the perfect predictive test(s)

•Why the Quest is doomed

•Alternative? The Public Health approach?

•A better way: holistic risk management

•Identify context, tactical tasks & task requirements

•Identify required physical conditioning elements & levels

•Tactical fitness vs athletic/ sports fitness vs health fitness

•Identify mismatches

•Identify & prioritise risks arising from mismatches

•Consider risk treatment strategies & associated risks

•Fairness, the greater good, the personnel pool & more

•Risk management approaches

•Concluding remarks

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