Human Factors in Sustaining High Rates of Artillery Fire.
WALTER REED ARMY INST OF RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC DIV OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY
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This study originated with a July 1977 request from Commander, V Corps Artillery, to the Director, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, for information bearing on the following three questions 1 Can artillery crew members withstand physical stresses involved with handling large quantities of ammunition and firing at a high rate over a prolonged period 2 What is the psychological impact of firing at high rates for prolonged periods and, 3 What leadership traits may be indicated as essential in accomplishing such a mission Keywords Fatiguephysiology Sleep deprivation Morale Neuropsychiatric casualties Stress Social support.
- Stress Physiology
- Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems