Aug 24, 2023Forge Unstoppable Bonds
Black fingernails, greasy hands, and a belly overhanging his two-sizes-too-big sports shorts. The same athlete had his hands on a deep head wound of another from the opposing team. Even the referee w... more »
Aug 16, 2023Exposure Events
“Man... I’m going to fall,” I thought to myself over and over again as I stood at parade rest on the wooden beam 30 meters above Victory Pond.
Sensory overload doesn’t do it justice.... more »
Dec 16, 2022The Relationship between Stress & EMS Providers
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 »
Dec 16, 2022Physical Impact of Stress on Tactical Athletes
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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