Why a Good CBD Oil can help you Sleep

The popularity of CBD oil has grown exponentially in recent years. It has a lot of great uses, if it is used correctly. And, even though research on it is scarce and hard to come by it is still proving to be a good alternative to ordinary painkillers for a lot of people. Read More

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Why Is Sleep Vital For Top Athletic Performance At Your Next Boot Camp?

Military boot camps are renowned for demanding the best from participants, with cardio, strength, resistance, and other exercises allowing you to hone your physical fitness. If you have signed up for a boot camp, without a doubt you have read about the importance of training and nutrition – but one area you might definitely have… Read More

US Navy: Linking Work Stressors, Depressive Symptoms & Sleep Quality

Research Paper Title Work stressors, depressive symptoms and sleep quality among US Navy members: a parallel process latent growth modelling approach across deployment. Abstract The present study examined whether work stressors contribute to sleep problems and depressive symptoms over the course of deployment (i.e. pre-deployment, post-deployment and 6-month reintegration) among US Navy members. Specifically, the… Read More

Is Sleep Deprivation & Trauma-based Training Utilised in Royal Navy & Royal Marines Training?

Many people outside of the military have little understanding of the process of military training, especially basic training. Sleep deprivation and trauma-based training is not employed as a tool for either the Royal Navy or the Royal Marines, as discussed below: Royal Navy (RN) Initial Training: Trainees, both officers and other ranks, may experience a lack… Read More

Factors Associated with Injury at a US Army Hospital

Research Paper Title Factors Associated With Injury Among Employees at a U.S. Army Hospital. Background The purpose of this study was to investigate injury incidence and factors associated with injury among employees at a large U.S. Army hospital to inform injury prevention planning and health promotion education efforts. Methods Demographics, health behaviors, and injury history… Read More

Linking Social Jetlag & Cardiovascular Disease

“Cut that lie-in short A study of how much 984 adults shifted their waking and sleeping hours at the weekend has found that, for every extra hour a person’s schedule shifts, there is an 11 per cent increase in the likelihood that they have cardiovascular disease. The phenomenon is called social jetlag, because it’s often caused… Read More

Linking Sleep & Deployment in US Naval Personnel

Research Paper Title Self-Reported Sleep During U.S. Navy Operations and the Impact of Deployment-Related Factors. Background Sleep disruption is a growing concern among military personnel. Very little is known, however, regarding sleep and associated factors in military members serving in combat environments. Methods The researchers sought to quantify the prevalence of sleep disruption among military… Read More