About 30 percent of first responders develop mental health disorders, including depression, Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as compared with 20 percent in the ... more »
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an important public health and military problem since PTSD symptoms are thought to occur in as many as 15 to 20% of individuals exposed to combat.
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Meal and nutrient timing can be key components of a tactical athlete’s performance and recovery. When it comes to performance, oftentimes the minor details lead to major payoffs.
Pre-, int... more »
For the tactical athlete, there is always a great deal of stress present. It starts in the preparation or training phase and continues into ‘live’ situations.
Unlike sport athletes that have a... more »
The main goals of nutrition during recovery from an injury are to preserve lean mass and strength, promote healing, maintain energy balance, reduce inflammation, and stay on track for a projected ret... more »
When the term spiritual is brought up, it’s often associated with a connection to a higher power. But that is only part of the definition in the eyes of the Army. They see spirituality as an indivi... more »