What was the No.2 Construction Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force?

This article provides an overview of Canadian Armed Forces No.2 Construction Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, also known as the No.2 Construction C.E.F. or Black Battalion. Read More

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What to Eat Before and After High-Intensity Workouts

While it is no secret that military workouts and training regimes are some of the toughest ones out there, a lot of people still find themselves unprepared because they ignore the nutrition aspect of their training regime. With high intensity workouts, you are going to be pushing your body to its limits and beyond, and… Read More

Reasoning…

“Reasoning will never make a Man correct an ill Opinion, which by Reasoning he never acquired.” Jonathan Swift (1667 to 1745), from the 1721 “A Letter to a Young Gentleman Lately Enter’d Into Holy Orders by a Person of Quality” In other words, if someone has an unreasonable opinion about something based on nonsense, it… Read More

Are Gene Expression Differences in PTSD Uniquely Related to the Intrusion Symptom Cluster?

Research Paper Title Gene expression differences in PTSD are uniquely related to the intrusion symptom cluster: A transcriptome-wide analysis in military service members. Background Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with wide-spread immune dysregulation; however, little is known about the gene expression differences attributed to each PTSD symptom cluster. This is an important consideration when… Read More

Just Shake My Hand…

“You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” Attributed to Golda Meir (1898 to 1978) & Indira Gandhi (1917 to 1984) Golda Meir, original name Goldie Mabovitch, later Goldie Myerson was an Israeli politician who helped found the State of Israel (1948) and later served as its fourth prime minister (1969-74). She was the first… Read More

What is the VO2 Decrease before Exhaustion during Constant Load Exercise?

Research Paper Title VO2 decrease Before Exhaustion During Constant Load Exercise. Role of Respiratory Muscles. Background The aim of this study was to analyse the VO2 kinetic during a constant load exercise, to check the existence of a VO2 decrease at the end of this kind of exercise and finally to study the respiratory muscles… Read More