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
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