Pacing & Cardiorespiratory Demands while Carrying either Fighting or Approach Loads during Short Mixed Terrain Marches

Research Paper Title Cardiorespiratory responses to heavy military load carriage over complex terrain. Background This study examined complex terrain march performance and cardiorespiratory responses when carrying different Soldier loads. Methods Nine active duty military personnel (age, 21 ± 3 yr; height, 1.72 ± 0.07 m; body mass (BM), 83.4 ± 12.9 kg) attended two test… Read More

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How to Estimate Distance Travelled

Introduction Land navigation is an important skill, especially for the military. The skill of navigation is inculcated from the start, beginning with recruit training, aka boot camp, and annual training. There are many aspects to navigation, but an important one is to know how far you have travelled from your last known position. This can… Read More