The Office of the Army Surgeon General recommends that soldiers sleep at least seven hours per night, although only a minimum of four hours is required during field training exercises.
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Service members on deployment may be anxious, concerned about their own safety, or missing home. And they may face uncomfortable sleeping surfaces and unusual sleep-wake cycles.
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In recent years, the effects of sleep deprivation and its effects on EMS health and safety have come onto the radar. Depending on the area, it is not uncommon for EMS personnel to work 24-hour shifts... more »
Planning for sleep in training and tactical environments is a core leadership competency. Leaders must know the sleep-work cycles of their soldiers, particularly when they are working shifts, are in ... more »
According to a recent study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, regular engagement in muscle-strengthening activities, such as resistance training, may lower the risk of all-cause mortality, c... more »