Does Physiological Stress-induced Corticosterone Increase Heme Uptake?

Research Paper Title Physiological stress-induced corticosterone increases heme uptake via KLF4-HCP1 signaling pathway in hippocampus neurons. Abstract Iron overload has attracted much attention because of its adverse effect in increasing the risk of developing several neurodegenerative disorders. Under various pathologic conditions, a lot of heme are released. The aggregation of heme is more neurotoxic than… Read More


Reviewing the Physiological & Psychological Health & Wellbeing of Naval Personnel

Research Paper Title A review of the physiological and psychological health and wellbeing of naval service personnel and the modalities used for monitoring. Abstract Naval cohorts rely heavily on personnel to ensure the efficient running of naval organisations. As such, the wellbeing of personnel is essential. In an occupational setting, naval service personnel experience a… Read More

Charting the Development & Validation of a Physical Fitness Test & Maintenance Standards for Canadian Forces Diving Personnel

Research Paper Title Phase III Report: Development and Validation of a Physical Fitness Test and Maintenance Standards for Canadian Forces Diving Personnel. Abstract The objectives of Phase III were to develop a physical fitness test battery and maintenance standards for Canadian Forces Diving Personnel, specifically Clearance (Cl), Ships’ Team (ST), Port Inspection (PID) and Combat (Cbt) divers. Phases I and II were… Read More

Emotion & Exercise Physiology: Any Link?

Research Paper Title Real-time Physiological Emotion Detection Mechanisms: Effects of Exercise and Affect Intensity. Abstract The development of systems capable of recognising and categorising emotions is of interest to researchers in various scientific areas including artificial intelligence. The traditional notion that emotions and rationality are two separate realms has gradually been challenged. The work of neurologists has shown the strong relationship… Read More

Metabolic Workload in Elite British Soldiers Performing a Loaded March

Research Paper Title Perceived Exertion and Heart Rate Models for Estimating Metabolic Workload in Elite British Soldiers Performing a Backpack Load-carriage Task. Background Identifying field measures to estimate backpack load-carriage work intensity in elite soldiers is of interest to the military. Methods This study developed rating of perceived exertion (RPE) and heart rate models to… Read More

Nutrition & Performance at Altitude

Research Paper Title Optimizing Nutrition for Performance at Altitude: A Literature Review. Abstract Human beings are unique for their capacity to maximise their physical potential through various means. High altitude mountaineering is one such way that people challenge generally accepted notions about what is biologically and volutionarily possible. While a 20,000+ft summit may be uninhabitable… Read More

Research: Outdoor Exercise, Green & Beneficial

Research Paper Title The Great Outdoors: How A Green Exercise Environment can Benefit All. Abstract The studies of human and environment interactions usually consider the extremes of environment on individuals or how humans affect the environment. It is well known that physical activity improves both physiological and psychological well-being, but further evidence is required to… Read More