Is There an Association between Healthy Behaviours and Being Physically & Mentally Stronger?

Research Paper Title Mental health, physical health, and health-related behaviours of US Army Special Forces. Background To prospectively examine the health and health-related behaviours of Army Special Forces personnel in comparison with two distinct, but functionally similar Army groups. Methods Special Forces, Ranger Qualified, and General Purposes Forces enrolled in the Millennium Cohort Study were… Read More

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The Importance of Mental Fitness after you’ve Left the Military

Leaving the military can be one of the most tumultuous and disruptive experiences any ex-service person goes through in life. Trying to get used to living as a civilian and finding structure in life is often highly challenging – particularly in the early weeks and months of retirement. For many ex-military personnel, the key to… Read More

Evaluating the effect of HIIT on Cognitive Function & Mental Health Outcomes for Children & Adolescents

Research Paper Title Review of High-Intensity Interval Training for Cognitive and Mental Health in Youth. Background High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has emerged as a time-efficient strategy to improve children’s and adolescents’ health-related fitness in comparison to traditional training methods. However, little is known regarding the effects on cognitive function and mental health. Therefore, the aim… Read More

Different Workout Plans

Getting Started with a Workout Plan Working out regularly contributes to improved physical and mental health. If you do not work out on a regular basis, you may become overwhelmed with starting the process. It is important to research your options and find the right workout routine for your body. If you have health issues,… Read More

COVID-19 & the Mental Health of Service Members across the Globe

Research Paper Title Mental Health Care for Military Personnel in the COVID-19 Epidemic. Background To the Editor: Mental Health Care for Military Personnel in the COVID-19 Epidemic As the COVID-19 outbreak evolves, confirmed COVID-19 cases among military personnel have been reported globally including nearly 1,576 soldiers in Russia, over 4,000 in the United States, 1,500… Read More

British Army’s Op Smart Team & Mental Wellbeing

Officers and soldiers have been urged to keep a close eye on each other’s mental wellbeing in a move to spot any problems early on – and provide help if needed. The Army has stressed that preventing issues from snowballing is a priority while emphasising that nobody should be afraid to ask for assistance. The… Read More

Life After Service for UK Ex-armed Forces Personnel

Research Paper Title Outside the Military “Bubble”: Life After Service for UK Ex-armed Forces Personnel. Background Military personnel who have seen active service can be affected by their experiences. Much of the literature on the mental and physical health battles faced by men and women who leave the Armed Forces is dominated by research in… Read More