The online world is a difficult place for anybody to navigate – particularly the online dating site. For every genuine person on the internet, there seems to be a scam artist waiting to take advantage of you and steal your personal details. Of course, this is not true of everyone, but it pays to be… Read More
Research Paper Title Gambling and the Role of Resilience in an International Online Sample of Current and Ex-serving Military Personnel as Compared to the General Population. Background Compared to the general population, military personnel are particularly vulnerable to developing gambling problems. The present study examined the presentation of gambling-including gambling frequency, personal thoughts on reducing… Read More
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
The history of hunting began three million years ago. However, hunting has remained one of the few activities that many people still enjoy to this day. Even though there are dangers associated with it, hunting has many benefits, including when it is enjoyed by military personnel with the right hunting gear, that are worth pointing… Read More
Research Paper Title Extended Ketogenic Diet and Physical Training Intervention in Military Personnel. Background Ketogenic diets (KDs) that elevate ketones into a range referred to as nutritional ketosis represent a possible nutrition approach to address the emerging physical readiness and obesity challenge in the military. An emerging body of evidence demonstrates broad-spectrum health benefits attributed… Read More
Research Paper Title The effects of caffeine on marksmanship accuracy and reaction time: a systematic review. Background Military and law enforcement personnel are required to maintain optimal marksman accuracy and reaction time during extended duty hours amidst environmental stressors. Although caffeine is commonly used to mitigate the consequences of fatigue, the effects of caffeine on… Read More
Attached is a pdf outlining the total number of personnel within the Royal Air Force (RAF) between 1918 and 2018. The total number of RAF personnel peeked in 1944 at just under 1.2 million. In 2018, the number of RAF personnel was roughly the same as in 1920. Reference FOI 2018/04338 dated 27 March 2018.