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The role of strength and power during performance of high intensity military tasks under heavy load carriage.

@article{Mala2015TheRO,
  title={The role of strength and power during performance of high intensity military tasks under heavy load carriage.},
  author={Jesse Mala and Tunde K. Szivak and Shawn D. Flanagan and Brett A. Comstock and Justin Z. Laferrier and Carl M. Maresh and William J. Kraemer},
  journal={U.S. Army Medical Department journal},
  year={2015},
  pages={
          3-11
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Previous research has investigated the physiological determinants of heavy load carriage while performing medium to long distance road marching, yet research examining the physiological underpinnings of high-intensity battlefield tasks is limited. This study sought to examine the role of strength and power during high-intensity combat tasks under heavy load carriage. METHODS Eighteen recreationally trained men (mean±SD: age, 21±2 years; height, 172±6 cm; weight, 80±13 kg… 
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