Accession Number:

AD1104586

Title:

EOD Warrior-Athlete Working Group II: Forging the Future of the EOD Warrior-Athlete Training Program

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA SAN DIEGO United States

Report Date:

2018-01-04

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

In 2014, the first EOD Warrior-Athlete Working Group convened to develop the EOD Warrior-Athlete Training Program WATP. Three critical elements exercise physiologynutrition, injury preventionrehabilitation, and combat mindset and three phases of implementation 1 Assessment, 2 Educational Programming, and 3 individualized training were identified. NHRC developed Phase 1, yielding a comprehensive database of EOD operator metrics. Recently, the EOD Warrior-Athlete Working Group II convened to establish the way forward for Education and Individualized Training for the WATP. This working group determined that Education and Individualized Training should 1 be data- and operator-driven, 2 be a standardized program delivered by contracted subject matter experts at East and West coast fleet concentration areas, and 3 include on-demand, mobile capabilities.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE