What are the Sex Differences in Response to Exercise Heat Stress in the Context of the Military Environment?

Research Paper Title Sex differences in response to exercise heat stress in the context of the military environment. Background Women can now serve in ground close combat (GCC) roles, where they may be required to operate alongside men in hot environments. However, relative to the average male soldier, female soldiers are less aerobically fit, with… Read More

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Are There Any Sex Differences in Training Loads during British Army Basic Training?

Research Paper Title Sex Differences in Training Loads during British Army Basic Training. Background To compare training loads between men and women during 14-weeks of British Army standard entry basic training. Methods Thirty-one male (mean ± SD, age 21 ± 4 years, height 1.78 ± 0.08 m, mass 77.1 ± 10.5 kg) and 28 female… Read More

What are the Sex Differences in Neuromuscular Fatigability in Response to Load Carriage in the Field in British Army Recruits?

Research Paper Title Sex differences in neuromuscular fatigability in response to load carriage in the field in British Army recruits. Background Women are resistant to neuromuscular fatigue compared to men in response to a range of exercise tasks. The sex differences in the neuromuscular responses to load carriage have yet to be investigated. Prospective cohort… Read More

What are the Sex & Age Differences in Physical Performance between Army Basic Training & Operational Populations?

Research Paper Title Sex and age differences in physical performance: A comparison of Army basic training and operational populations. Background To determine the age- and sex-specific differences of physical fitness performances and Body Mass Index (BMI) in basic training and the operational Army. Cross-sectional Study. Methods This secondary analysis utilizes retrospective surveys of U.S. Army… Read More