Introduction Combat effectiveness is the capacity or performance of a military force to succeed in undertaking an operation, mission or objective. Determining optimal combat effectiveness is crucial in the armed forces, whether they are deployed on land, air or sea. Combat effectiveness is an aspect of military effectiveness and can be attributed to the strength… Read More
Officer Quality & Military Cohesion…
“Certainly a main factor in the cohesion of the primary group in the German Army, namely the company, was the sense of responsibility, performance of duty, and willingness to take combat risks demonstrated by German officers. The data on the readiness of the officers and upper classes to die in battle support this assertion. The… Read More
Can Military Personnel use Tyrosine or Caffeine to Enhance Cognitive Performance Sleep-deprived?
Research Paper Title A Systematic Review of the Effect of Dietary Supplements on Cognitive Performance in Healthy Young Adults and Military Personnel. Background Intake of dietary supplements has increased, despite evidence that some of these have adverse side effects and uncertainty about their effectiveness. This systematic review examined the evidence for the cognitive benefits of… Read More
Can PTSD & TBI Negatively Impact Cognitive & Social Functioning?
Research Paper Title Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Sleep, and Performance in Military Personnel. Background Sleep disturbances, posttraumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury are highly prevalent in military personnel and veterans. These disorders can negatively impact military performance. Although literature evaluating how posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury directly impact military performance… Read More
Should We Adopt a Structured Resistance Training Programme for Military Personnel Aiming to Optimise Army-Specific Fitness & Skills Performance?
Research Paper Title Effects of Periodised vs. Nonperiodised Resistance Training on Army-Specific Fitness and Skills Performance. Background This study investigated the effects of periodised resistance training (PRD) and nonperiodised resistance training (NPRD) on army-specific fitness and skills performance measures. Methods Forty-nine serving members of the Australian Army were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 training… Read More
What are the Factors Affecting Performance on an Army Urban Operation Casualty Evacuation for Male & Female Soldiers?
Research Paper Title Factors Affecting Performance on an Army Urban Operation Casualty Evacuation for Male and Female Soldiers. Background This study was conducted to determine what physical and physiological characteristics contribute to the performance of an urban operation casualty evacuation (UO) and its predictive test, FORCE combat (FC) and describe the metabolic demand of the… Read More
Military Personnel & Sleep Disruption due to Environmental Factors
Research Paper Title A Review of Environmental Barriers to Obtaining Adequate Sleep in the Military Operational Context. Background Sleep loss is ubiquitous in military settings, and it can be deleterious to cognitive, physiological, and operational functioning. This is especially true in the military operational context (e.g., training, garrison, combat) where continuous operations prevent adequate time… Read More
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