International Consensus on Military Research Priorities & Gaps

Research Paper Title International consensus on military research priorities and gaps – Survey results from the 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance. Background The objectives of this study were to identify perceived priorities related to military personnel’s health and physical performance, among attendees at the 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance (ICSPP), and… Read More

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How You Can Promote A Healthy Lifestyle To Your Environment

When you choose to live a healthy lifestyle it may mean you having to change a few things in your life. And, while this includes altering your diet and getting actively involved in an exercise regime, there is much more to it. You might not be aware, but this also touches on: Your surroundings; Where… Read More

Yoga: Let’s Get Hot & Sweaty – or Maybe Not!

Hot yoga may just be a waste of effort, offering little benefit over similar yoga at a normal temperature. Most forms of yoga are thought to aid relaxation and muscle strengthening. But hot yoga, which typically involves going through a tough 26 poses in a warm and humid room, also makes people sweat intensely – which some take… Read More

Reviewing Exertional Heat Illness in US Marine Corps Recruit Training (1996)

Research Paper Title Exertional heat illness in Marine Corps recruit training. Background Exertional heat illness (EHI) is a recurring problem in military training resulting in loss of manpower and training effectiveness. A scientific approach to this problem requires quantitative analysis of factors related to its occurrence. Methods Review of clinic and hospital records identified all… Read More

What is Boredom … erm …

Research Paper Title The Bored Mind is a Guiding Mind: Toward a regulatory theory of boredom. Introduction Boredom appears to be ubiquitous. It affects both healthy individuals and patient populations. It affects individuals of all genders and ages, and from all cultures. It finds us at home or at work. It finds drivers behind the wheel, students… Read More

Military Working Dogs & Core Temperature Response

Research Paper Title Core temperature responses of military working dogs during training activities and exercise walks. Background Heat strain is common in military working dogs (MWDs), but can be mitigated by limiting duration of activity to avoid overheating and allowing sufficient time for recovery. To determine work/rest times for MWDs, temperature responses during training must… Read More

Reviewing the Benefits & Challenges of Dogs in the Workplace

Research Paper Title Dogs in the Workplace: A Review of the Benefits and Potential Challenges. Abstract Pet dogs, therapy dogs, and service dogs can be seen in workplaces with increasing frequency. Although dogs may provide many benefits to employees and employers, their presence may introduce additional hazards and concerns to the work environment. Therefore, decisions… Read More