How To Reset Your Body Between Training Sessions

Introduction A lot more people have taken to training over the past year, and some newbies out there may be searching for ways to stop the post-workout pain (refer to DOMS). Exercise is beneficial for our physical and mental wellbeing, but if you are not careful you can seriously injure yourself. It is important to… Read More

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Explaining the Noise Effects on Sleep with Consideration of Neurophysiology & Epidemiology

Research Paper Title Development of a new night-time noise index: Integration of neurophysiological theory and epidemiological findings Background The effects of environmental noise on sleep are of great interest to public health. Numerous studies have been conducted to investigate these effects; however, these previous studies applied existing sound-level statistics that were not based on neurophysiology.… Read More

Developing Models for Predicting Sleep Latency & Sleep Duration

Research Paper Title Models for Predicting Sleep Latency and Sleep Duration. Background Planning effective sleep-wake schedules for civilian and military settings depends on the ability to predict the extent to which restorative sleep is likely for a specified sleep period. Here, the researchers developed and validated two mathematical models, one for predicting sleep latency and… Read More

Developing Models to Extend the Capabilities of Existing Predictive Fatigue-Management Tools

Research Paper Title Models for Predicting Sleep Latency and Sleep Duration. Background Planning effective sleep-wake schedules for civilian and military settings depends on the ability to predict the extent to which restorative sleep is likely for a specified sleep period. Here, the researchers developed and validated two mathematical models, one for predicting sleep latency and… Read More

Sleep & Military-Connected Couples

Research Paper Title Perceived partner responsiveness, pain, and sleep: A dyadic study of military-connected couples. Background The health-promoting influence of supportive close relationships has been extensively documented, yet the mechanisms of this effect are still being clarified. Leading researchers have theorised that examining particular interpersonal interactions and the mediating intrapersonal processes they facilitate is the… Read More

Is There an Association between Sleep Duration & Risk of Musculoskeletal Injury?

Research Paper Title Sleep duration and musculoskeletal injury incidence in physically active men and women: A study of US 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

Sleep Disorder Symptoms & PTSD in US Army Personnel

Research Paper Title Sleep Problems in Active Duty Military Personnel Seeking Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Presence, Change, and Impact on Outcomes. Background To examine sleep disorder symptom reports at baseline and post-treatment in a sample of active duty US Army Soldiers receiving treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Explore sleep-related predictors of outcomes. Methods… Read More