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Current Research Studies

Human Studies

  • A Pilot Study of Androgen Use Prevalence in Special Operations Forces
  • Adverse Event Reporting among Various Health Professionals
  • Biomarkers and Biomechanics Associated with Injury-Mediated Osteoarthritis
  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness: Physical and Nutritional Resilience Metrics
  • Does Sustaining an Ankle Sprain Increase Risk of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Military Cadets?
  • Effect of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Biopsychosocial Outcomes Related to TBI
  • Effects of Caffeine and Heat Exposure on Exercise Induced Creatine Kinase
  • Effects of Heat and Strenuous Activity:  Microbiome and Blood Hemostasis
  • Effects of Vitamin D on Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Immune Function in Marine Recruits
  • Evaluation of Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation for Optimizing Bone Health during Corps Recruit Training
  • Exertional Heat Illness: Biomarkers for Prediction and Return to Duty
  • Human-Dog Interactions: Neuroendocrine and Physiological Alterations in Service Members with PTSD who Train Service Dogs
  • Mindfulness Training in Special Operations Forces
  • Performance Enhancing Supplement Use in Special Operations Forces
  • Randomized Controlled Trial of a Lower-Extremity Injury Prevention Program in US Military Academy Cadets
  • Reducing Injury with Training Enhancement, Targeted Rehabilitation, and Core Conditioning
  • Sickle Cell Trait: Ethnic, Physiologic, and Genetic Variability to Exertion
  • Soldier Medic Mettle Study: Secondary Data Analysis
  • The Effects of a Neuromuscular Training Program on Reducing the Incidence of Lower Extremity Stress Fractures in Military Service Members
  • The Green Road Project - Healing Effects of Nature
  • The Military Entrance Processing Screen To Assess Risk of Training (MEPSTART):  Predicting and Preventing Musculoskeletal Injury in Basic Training Recruits
  • Validation of the CHAMP VO2max Treadmill Test and the Modified Queen’s College Step Test as a Measure of Cardiorespiratory Fitness
  • Validity, Utility, and Reliability of an Algorithm to Help Select Safe Dietary Supplements

Program Evaluation Studies

  • Development of a Physical Performance Training Application
  • Effects of Healthy Cooking on Food Choice Behaviors, Nutrition Status, and Psychological State in Wounded Warriors and Their Families
  • Evaluate Client Satisfaction with the Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF) Program
  • Evaluation of the Effect of Spiritual Interventions/Services in Mediation of Adverse Psychological and Social Outcomes
  • Evaluation of the Physical Performance Program on Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF) Domain Outcome Measures
  • Outcome Metrics for the Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF) Domains

Animal Studies

  • Application of Low-dose Inhaled Carbon Monoxide to Attenuate Diet-induced Obesity and Insulin Resistance in Rats
  • Biomarkers for Detection of Heat Intolerance in Mice
  • Breeding Colonies for Susceptibility in Heat and High Fat Diet (Mice)
  • Cognition and Memory in Rats: Impact of Various Diets: Ketones, Low Carbohydrate and Low Fat Diets
  • Development of Neuroprotection Strategies for Brain Injury using Rat Models
  • Evaluating the Metabolic Profile of High-Fat Diet-Induced Obese Mice
  • Evaluation of Behavioral and Physiological Changes in Mice Fed a High Fat Diet

Cell Culture Studies

  • Effects of Dietary Supplements on Muscle Heat Tolerance

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