Accession Number : ADA267746


Title :   Sleep Management User's Guide for Special Operations Personnel


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA


Personal Author(s) : Naitoh, Paul ; Kelly, Tamsin L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a267746.pdf


Report Date : Jul 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 47


Abstract : The objective of sleep logistics is to ensure that fighting men and women at all levels obtain sufficient sleep to maintain combat effectiveness. Special warfare missions frequently involve night work and arduous operational schedules. This User's Guide explains selected sleep management techniques for use during military operations, with particular emphasis on special operations mission. The Guide will assist field commanders in using sleep logistics to prevent compromise of mission accomplishment due to sleep deprivation. In addition, it provides techniques for assessing severity of sleep debt and compensating for its ill effects... Sleep management, Sleep logistics, Sleep loss.


Descriptors :   *COMBAT EFFECTIVENESS , *SLEEP DEPRIVATION , MILITARY OPERATIONS , WARFARE , MANAGEMENT , STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY) , SCHEDULING , MISSIONS , LOGISTICS , NIGHT , WORK , BEHAVIOR , WOMEN , SLEEP , DEPRIVATION


Subject Categories : Stress Physiology
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE