Exposure to Hypobaric-Hypoxia & Its Effect on Cognition Functioning

Research Paper Title The objective assessment of the effects on cognition functioning among military personnel exposed to hypobaric-hypoxia: A pilot fMRI study. Background To identify regions of the brain affected during cognitive working memory during tasks to assess attention, planning and decision making among military aviation personnel who have chronic intermittent exposure to high altitude… Read More

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Linking PTSD & Autoimmune Diseases in Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Posttraumatic stress disorder and risk of selected autoimmune diseases among US military personnel. Background Increasing evidence suggests a link between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical health. Stress disorders may lead to impairment of the immune system and subsequent autoimmune disease. This study investigated the association between PTSD and risk of selected… 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

Maximising the Health of the Military Population from Recruitment through to Life as a Veteran

Research Paper Title Fit to fight – from military hygiene to wellbeing in the British Army. Background This paper reviews the historical evolution of the language and organisation surrounding the health of personnel in the British Army from ‘hygiene’ through to ‘wellbeing’. It starts by considering the health of the army in the mid-nineteenth century… Read More

Is There a Sex-specific Association of Hyperuricemia with Cardiometabolic Abnormalities?

Research Paper Title Sex-specific association of hyperuricemia with cardiometabolic abnormalities in a military cohort: The CHIEF study. Background Hyperuricemia has been associated with metabolic syndrome, and the association with various cardiometabolic risk factors may be affected by sex. Methods The researchers made a cross-sectional examination in a military cohort of 6738 men and 766 women,… Read More

Outlining Measures to Limit COVID-19 Outbreak Effects Among Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Measures to Limit COVID-19 Outbreak Effects Among Military Personnel: Preliminary Data. Background The COVID-19 outbreak posed a threat to the readiness of military forces as well as their ability to fulfill missions. Seeing that military forces have been encountering similar challenges, the researchers found it eminent to share the Israeli Defence Force… Read More

Career-Preparation Advice & Barriers for Athletic Trainers in a Military Setting

Research Paper Title Defining Athletic Training in the Military Setting: A Survey Investigation Into Professional Characteristics, Preparation, and Barriers in Clinical Practice. Background The skill sets of athletic trainers (ATs) provide a unique contribution to the US military’s optimisation of physical readiness, and these positions are becoming more prevalent. However, knowledge regarding the job characteristics… Read More