Linking Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress, Good Sleep, & Psychological Flexibility in Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Risk and protective factors for post-traumatic stress among New Zealand military personnel: A cross sectional study. Background Post-traumatic stress (PTS) is prevalent among military personnel. Knowledge of the risk and protective factors associated with PTS in this population may assist with identifying personnel who would benefit from increased or targeted support. Therefore… Read More

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Can Military Personnel use Tyrosine or Caffeine to Enhance Cognitive Performance Sleep-deprived?

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

Can PTSD & TBI Negatively Impact Cognitive & Social Functioning?

Research Paper Title Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Sleep, and Performance in Military Personnel. Background Sleep disturbances, posttraumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury are highly prevalent in military personnel and veterans. These disorders can negatively impact military performance. Although literature evaluating how posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury directly impact military performance… Read More

Boosting Strength Through Proper Muscle Recovery

If you are a fitness enthusiast, then you already know how important proper muscle recovery is for increasing strength, stamina, and boosting performance. Whether you are only just starting out or trying to find new ways to boost the speed and quality of your muscle recovery rate, stay with us as we discuss a few… Read More

Linking Sleep Disorders & Sleep-related Medical Diagnosis to Nondeployability in Soldiers

Research Paper Title Sleep Disturbances and Predictors of Nondeployability Among Active-Duty Army Soldiers: An Odds Ratio Analysis of Medical Healthcare Data From Fiscal Year 2018. Background The impact of sleep disorders on active-duty soldiers’ medical readiness is not currently quantified. Patient data generated at military treatment facilities can be accessed to create research reports and… Read More

Linking Burn Pit Exposure & Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Research Paper Title Burn Pit Exposure in Military Personnel: Is There an Effect on Sleep-Disordered Breathing? Background Exposure to elevated concentrations of respirable particulate matter (< 10 μm) may influence sleep-disordered breathing. Burn pits as utilised by the US military in the Middle East until 2011 produced elevated particle matter concentrations. We seek to determine… Read More

Is Sleep Duration Inversely Related to Risk of Musculoskeletal Injury?

Research Paper Title Sleep duration and musculoskeletal injury incidence in physically active men and women: A study of U.S. Army Special Operation Forces soldiers. Background In physically demanding occupations or athletic populations, sleep has been shown to be an important factor for both performance and recovery. However, evidence is limited on sleep duration and its… Read More