Free Non-mandatory Influenza Vaccination Rates among Korean Submariners

Research Paper Title Factors associated with vaccination status among Korean submariners who are eligible for free non-mandatory influenza vaccination. Background Submarine crews live in a confined setting and are vulnerable to influenza. Thus, it would be useful to identify factors that are associated with influenza vaccination. In this study, the researchers investigated the influenza vaccination… Read More

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Navy SEALs: Inactivity & Deconditioning

Research Paper Title Aerobic Performance of Special Operations Forces Personnel after a Prolonged Submarine Deployment. Background The US Navy’s Sea, Air and Land Special Operations Forces personnel (SEALs) perform a physically demanding job that requires them to maintain fitness levels equivalent to elite athletes. As some missions require SEALs to be deployed aboard submarines for… Read More