Are there Shared Protective Factors across Health Risk Behaviours in Adolescents?

Research Paper Title Health inequalities, risky behaviours and protective factors in adolescents: an analysis of secondary survey data from the UK. Background Adolescents are at risk of developing detrimental health behaviours that will affect their adult health. The aim was to estimate prevalence of health risk behaviours (HRB), comparing young people (12-18 years old) in… Read More

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Eating Related Behaviours & Adolescent Military Dependants

Research Paper Title Sex differences in eating related behaviors and psychopathology among adolescent military dependents at risk for adult obesity and eating disorders. Background Stressors unique to military families may place dependents of military service members of both sexes at high-risk for disordered-eating. Yet, there are no data examining sex-related differences in eating pathology and… Read More

Simple Foods with Exceptional Health Benefits

The things we put into our body have a large impact on our overall health. While many of us enjoy a good unhealthy fast food meal, it is necessary to stock the fridge and cabinets with foods that are good for us. You might even have some healthy foods in your home already. However, some… Read More

Is Dietary Supplement Use Higher in Civilian or Military Populations?

Research Paper Title Dietary Supplement Use in a Large, Representative Sample of the US Armed Forces. Background Dietary supplement (DS) use is prevalent among the US Armed Forces personnel, but representative cross-service comparisons and characteristics of personnel using DS’s are limited. With this in mind, the purpose of this research was to examine DS use… Read More

What are the Predictors of Wellness Behaviours in US Army Physicians?

Research Paper Title Predictors of Wellness Behaviors in U.S. Army Physicians. Background In 2013, the U.S. Army Surgeon General implemented the Performance Triad (P3), an educational initiative to improve health-related behaviours of soldiers throughout the U.S. Army. The components of P3 are Sleep, Activity, and Nutrition with tenet behaviours for each component. This study reports… Read More

Is Sleep A Modifiable Behaviour in a Military Populations?

Research Paper Title Self-reported health behaviors, including sleep, correlate with doctor-informed medical conditions: data from the 2011 Health Related Behaviors Survey of U.S. Active Duty Military Personnel. Background Health behaviors and cardiometabolic disease risk factors may differ between military and civilian populations; therefore, in U.S. active duty military personnel, we assessed relationships between demographic characteristics,… Read More

A Cross-Sectional Study Analysing & Determining Health Status of Chinese Navy Personnel

Research Paper Title Analysis and determinants of Chinese navy personnel health status: a cross-sectional study. Background There have been very few studies analysing the relationship of physical and mental health status with health behaviours and deployment status in Chinese navy personnel. Thus, the researchers undertook this survey to assess this relationship and identify specific factors… Read More