Is Sleep A Modifiable Behaviour in a Military Populations?

Research Paper Title Self-reported health behaviors, including sleep, correlate with doctor-informed medical conditions: data from the 2011 Health Related Behaviors Survey of U.S. Active Duty Military Personnel. Background Health behaviors and cardiometabolic disease risk factors may differ between military and civilian populations; therefore, in U.S. active duty military personnel, we assessed relationships between demographic characteristics,… Read More

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Levels & Implications of Obesity in the British Army

Research Paper Title Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of obesity in the British Army. Background The trend of escalating obesity has prompted some armed forces to employ comprehensive health surveys to report obesity trends and prevalence, the findings of which suggest that obesity is a growing concern in these specific populations. Therefore, the aim of this… Read More

Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviours of Activated US Army National Guard & Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009

Research Paper Title Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviours in the Administrative Records of Activated U.S. Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009. Background The U.S. Army suicide rate increased sharply during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. There is limited information about medically documented, nonfatal suicidal behaviours among soldiers in the Army’s Reserve Component (RC), which… Read More

7 Questions to Aid your Fitness Business in Finding the ‘Right’ Clients

What type of clients is your (fitness) business going to serve? Not knowing the answer to this question can be a big issue, essential even, because a lack of clarity here could percolate throughout your business – making everything else more complicated. For example, selecting a client demographic that is not available in enough quantities,… Read More

Linking Health Behaviours & the Development of Diseases in a Military Population

Research Paper Title Predicting how health behaviours contribute to the development of diseases within a military population in the Hungarian Defence Forces. Background Recent legislative amendments in Hungary have resulted in the possibility for early retirement being abolished in the Hungarian Defence Forces. The retirement age for professional soldiers has also increased to 65 years,… Read More

The Health Literacy of Military College Students in Chongqing, China

Research Paper Title Survey of health literacy level and related influencing factors in military college students in Chongqing, China: A cross-sectional analysis. Background Health literacy (HL) has become an important public health issue and is receiving growing attention. However, the HL levels of military college students in China have never been analysed. This study aimed… Read More