Accession Number : AD1007718

Title :   Naval Medical Research And Development News. Volume 8, Issue 4, April 2016

Descriptive Note : Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author : Naval Medical Research Center Silver Spring United States

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Report Date : 01 Apr 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : SAN DIEGO Staff from Naval Health Research Centers (NHRC) Warfighter Performance Department welcomed Lt. Gen. David Berger, I Marine Expeditionary Force commanding general, on an official visit to the command, March 16.The purpose of the visit was to highlight NHRCs research capabilities for optimizing the physical health and medical readiness of service members and conducting operational equipment testing and evaluation. During the visit, NHRC researchers provided Berger with an interactive tour of the Warfighter Performance Lab that included overviews of current research into human performance optimization, the effects of new protective gear and equipment on warfighter performance, injury prevention and rehabilitation, fatigue and sleep performance, and environmental physiology.

Descriptors :   Medical research , trauma , wounds and injuries , medicine

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE