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Extreme Conditioning Programs: High-Risk or Vulnerable Risk Takers?

by: Justin D. Baca and Len Kravitz, PhD

Research

These demanding workouts offer benefits, but there are safety concerns.

Bergeron, M.F., et al. 2011. Consortium for Health and Military Performance and American College of Sports Medicine consensus paper on extreme conditioning programs in military personnel. Current Sports Medicine Reports, 10 (6), 383–89.

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About the Authors

Justin D. Baca IDEA Author/Presenter

Len Kravitz, PhD

Len Kravitz, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter

Len Kravitz, PhD, is the program coordinator of exercise science and a researcher at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where he recently won the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award. Len w...

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