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George Whitfield

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After a career in the Armed Forces and private sector, I created my own training, research, and Development Company. Enjoy the outdoors and riding motorcycles.

Design Ergonomics / Bio-mechanics / Legal legislation

Principal research activities and interests:
Examining how the current legal legislation accommodates stress or not
Studying current training techniques and doctrine to identify the gap analysis  
Developing a biomechanical system to mitigate the effects of stress

Thesis title: Mitigating the physiological stress created in traditional firearms techniques for armed Police Officers under current (2018) United Kingdom Home Office legislation.

Overview of the research:
 Current systems in the deployment of tactical firearms response in the UK are inadequate. This project explains the ergonomics application to optimise officer performance in a high stress environment

Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior/Home Office operational studies