Military Exercise

Selected Publications


  1. Abraham PA, Russell DW, Huffman S, Deuster PA, Gibbons SW. Army Combat Medic Resilience: The Process of Forging Loyalty. Mil Med. 2018;183(suppl_1):364-370. Epub 2018/04/11. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usx231. PubMed PMID: 29635614.
  2. Crawford C, Saldanha L, Costello R, Deuster PA. Dietary Supplements for Musculoskeletal Pain: Science Versus Claims. J Spec Oper Med. 2018;18(2):110-114. Epub 2018/06/12. PubMed PMID: 29889966.
  3. Deuster PA, Lindsey AT, Scott JM. Dietary Supplements: Regulatory Challenges and Issues in the Department of Defense. Mil Med. 2018;183(3-4):53-55. Epub 2018/01/25. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usx067. PubMed PMID: 29365178.
  4. Dohl J, Foldi J, Heller J, Gasier HG, Deuster PA, Yu T. Acclimation of C2C12 myoblasts to physiological glucose concentrations for in vitro diabetes research. Life Sci. 2018. Epub 2018/09/27. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2018.09.041. PubMed PMID: 30253137.
  5. Higgins JP, Babu K, Deuster PA, Shearer J. Energy Drinks: A Contemporary Issues Paper. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2018;17(2):65-72. Epub 2018/02/09. doi: 10.1249/jsr.0000000000000454. PubMed PMID: 29420350.
  6. Hu T, Wu Q, Chong Y, Qin H, Poole CJ, van Riggelen J, Ren M, Cowell JK. FGFR1 fusion kinase regulation of MYC expression drives development of stem cell leukemia/lymphoma syndrome. Leukemia. 2018 Apr 2. doi: 10.1038/s41375-018-0124-y.
  7. Kazman JB, O’Connor FG, Nelson DA, & Deuster PA. (2018). Exertional heat illness in the military: Risk mitigation. In Y. Hosokowa (Ed.), Human health and physical activity during heat exposure. (pp 59-71). New York, NY: Springer Nature.
  8. Nelson DA, Deuster PA, O'Connor FG, Kurina LM. Timing and Predictors of Mild and Severe Heat Illness among New Military Enlistees. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018. Epub 2018/04/04. doi: 10.1249/mss.0000000000001623. PubMed PMID: 29613996.
  9. Nelson DA, Deuster PA, O'Connor FG, Kurina LM. Sickle Cell Trait and Heat Injury Among US Army Soldiers. Am J Epidemiol. 2018;187(3):523-528. Epub 2017/10/12. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx285. PubMed PMID: 29020197.
  10. OʼConnor FG, Heled Y, Deuster PA. Exertional Heat Stroke, the Return to Play Decision, and the Role of Heat Tolerance Testing: A Clinician's Dilemma. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2018 Jul;17(7):244-248. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000502.
  11. Sambuughin N, Mungunsukh O, Ren M, Capacchione JF, Horkayne-Szakaly I, Chuang K, Muldoon SM, Smith JK, O'Connor FG, Deuster PA. Pathogenic and rare deleterious variants in multiple genes suggest oligogenic inheritance in recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2018;16:76-81. Epub 2018/08/11. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgmr.2018.07.007. PubMed PMID: 30094188; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPMC6072915.
  12. Webber BJ, Uptegraft CC, Nye NS, O'Connor FG. Association of Sickle Cell Trait and Hemoglobin S Percentage with Physical Fitness. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018 Dec;50(12):2488-2493. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001720. PMID: 30048413
  13. Scott JM, Lindsey AT, Costello RB, Deuster PA. Using the Dietary Supplement Label Database to Identify Potentially Harmful Dietary Supplement Ingredients. Nutrition Today. 2018. Sept/Oct 53(5):229-233.
  14. Yu T, Dohl J, Elenberg F, Chen Y, Deuster PA. Curcumin induces concentration-dependent alterations in mitochondrial function through ROS in C2C12 mouse myoblasts. J Cell Physiol. 2018. Epub 2018/09/25. doi: 10.1002/jcp.27370. PubMed PMID: 30246249.


  1. Whittaker JL, Booysen N, de la Motte S, et al. Predicting sport and occupational lower extremity injury risk through movement quality screening: a systematic review. Br J Sports Med. 2017;51(7):580-585.
  2. Van Wagoner RM, Eichner A, Bhasin S, Deuster PA, Eichner D. Chemical Composition and Labeling of Substances Marketed as Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators and Sold via the Internet. JAMA. 2017;318(20):2004-2010.
  3. Teo L, Crawford C, Snow J, et al. Phytochemicals to optimize cognitive function for military mission-readiness: a systematic review and recommendations for the field. Nutr Rev. 2017;75(suppl_2):49-72.
  4. Shams-White M, Deuster P. Obesity Prevention in the Military. Curr Obes Rep. 2017;6(2):155-162.
  5. Scott JM, Deuster PA. Ketones and Human Performance. J Spec Oper Med. 2017;17(2):112-116.
  6. Russell DW, Kazman JB, Benedek DM, Ursano RJ, Russell CA. Domestic Civil Support Missions Can Aggravate Negative Mental Health Outcomes Among National Guardsmen: The Moderating Role of Economic Difficulties. J Trauma Stress. 2017;30(2):195-199.
  7. Russell CA, Gibbons SW, Abraham PA, Howe ER, Deuster P, Russell DW. Narrative approach in understanding the drivers for resilience of military combat medics. J R Army Med Corps. 2017.
  8. Russell A, Deuster PA. Human Performance Optimization and Precision Performance: The Future of Special Operations Human Performance Efforts. J Spec Oper Med. 2017;17(1):80-89.
  9. Peck KY, DiStefano LJ, Marshall SW, et al. Effect of a Lower Extremity Preventive Training Program on Physical Performance Scores in Military Recruits. J Strength Cond Res. 2017;31(11):3146-3157.
  10. Park GH, Messina LA, Deuster PA. A Shift From Resilience to Human Performance Optimization in Special Operations Training: Advancements in Theory and Practice. J Spec Oper Med. 2017;17(3):109-113.
  11. O'Connor FG, Deuster PA, Barrett J, Kane SF, Depenbrock P. Letter: Is High-Intensity Functional Training (HIFT)/CrossFit Safe for Military Fitness Training? Mil Med. 2017;182(1):1474-1475.
  12. Nelson DA, Deuster PA, O'Connor FG, Kurina LM. Sickle Cell Trait and Heat Injury Among U.S. Army Soldiers. Am J Epidemiol. 2017.
  13. McDermott BP, Anderson SA, Armstrong LE, et al. National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Fluid Replacement for the Physically Active. J Athl Train. 2017;52(9):877-895.
  14. Lisman PJ, de la Motte SJ, Gribbin TC, Jaffin DP, Murphy K, Deuster PA. A Systematic Review of the Association Between Physical Fitness and Musculoskeletal Injury Risk: Part 1-Cardiorespiratory Endurance. J Strength Cond Res. 2017;31(6):1744-1757.
  15. Kupchak BR, Kazman JB, Vingren JL, et al. Blood Hemostatic Changes During an Ultraendurance Road Cycling Event in a Hot Environment. Wilderness Environ Med. 2017;28(3):197-206.
  16. Kazman JB, Scott JM, Deuster PA. Using item response theory to address vulnerabilities in FFQ. Br J Nutr. 2017;118(5):383-391.
  17. Hosokawa Y, Casa DJ, Rosenberg H, et al. Round Table on Malignant Hyperthermia in Physically Active Populations: Meeting Proceedings. J Athl Train. 2017;52(4):377-383.
  18. Golenbock S, Kazman JB, Krauss S, Deuster PA. General health status in army personnel: relations with health behaviors and psychosocial variables. Qual Life Res. 2017;26(7):1839-1851.
  19. Gasier HG, Reinhold AR, Loiselle AR, Soutiere SE, Fothergill DM. Effects of oral sodium nitrate on forearm blood flow, oxygenation and exercise performance during acute exposure to hypobaric hypoxia (4300 m). Nitric Oxide. 2017;69:1-9.
  20. Gasier HG, Demchenko IT, Tatro LG, Piantadosi CA. S-nitrosylation of GAD65 is implicated in decreased GAD activity and oxygen-induced seizures. Neurosci Lett. 2017;653:283-287.
  21. Drezner JA, O'Connor FG, Harmon KG, et al. AMSSM Position Statement on Cardiovascular Preparticipation Screening in Athletes: Current evidence, knowledge gaps, recommendations and future directions. Br J Sports Med. 2017;51(3):153-167.
  22. de la Motte SJ, Lisman P, Gribbin TC, Murphy K, Deuster PA. A Systematic Review of the Association Between Physical Fitness and Musculoskeletal Injury Risk: Part 3 - Flexibility, Power, Speed, Balance, and Agility. J Strength Cond Res. 2017 Dec 11.
  23. de la Motte SJ, Gribbin TC, Lisman P, Murphy K, Deuster PA. Systematic Review of the Association Between Physical Fitness and Musculoskeletal Injury Risk: Part 2-Muscular Endurance and Muscular Strength. J Strength Cond Res. 2017;31(11):3218-3234.
  24. de la Motte SJ, Gribbin TC, Deuster PA. Optimizing Musculoskeletal Performance Through Injury Prevention. J Spec Oper Med. 2017;17(4):97-101.
  25. Crawford C, Teo L, Elfenbaum P, Enslein V, Deuster PA, Berry K. Methodological approach to moving nutritional science evidence into practice. Nutr Rev. 2017;75(suppl_2):6-16.
  26. Cohen PA, Travis JC, Keizers PHJ, Deuster P, Venhuis BJ. Four experimental stimulants found in sports and weight loss supplements: 2-amino-6-methylheptane (octodrine), 1,4-dimethylamylamine (1,4-DMAA), 1,3-dimethylamylamine (1,3-DMAA) and 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (1,3-DMBA). Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017:1-6.
  27. Berry K, Deuster PA. Foreword: linking nutritional science to practice decisions in captive dining settings. Nutr Rev. 2017;75(suppl_2):1-5.
  28. Attipoe S, Manganello C, Scott JM, Deuster PA. Usefulness of a Risk Assessment Tool to Risk Stratify Dietary Supplements. Mil Med. 2017;182(11):e2086-e2091.
  29. Almeida-Suhett CP, Scott JM, Graham A, Chen Y, Deuster PA. Control diet in a high-fat diet study in mice: Regular chow and purified low-fat diet have similar effects on phenotypic, metabolic, and behavioral outcomes. Nutr Neurosci. 2017:1-10.
  30. Almeida-Suhett CP, Graham A, Chen Y, Deuster P. Behavioral changes in male mice fed a high-fat diet are associated with IL-1beta expression in specific brain regions. Physiol Behav. 2017;169:130-140.
  31. Abraham PA, Attipoe S, Kazman JB, Zeno SA, Poth M, Deuster PA. Role of plasma adiponectin /C-reactive protein ratio in obesity and type 2 diabetes among African Americans. Afr Health Sci. 2017;17(1):99-107.


  1. Yu T, Deuster P, Chen Y. Role of dynamin-related protein 1-mediated mitochondrial fission in resistance of mouse C2C12 myoblasts to heat injury. J Physiol. 2016;594(24):7419-7433.
  2. Yarnell AM, Deuster PA. Caffeine and Performance. J Spec Oper Med. 2016;16(4):64-70.
  3. Yarnell AM, Deuster P. Sleep As A Strategy For Optimizing Performance. J Spec Oper Med. 2016;16(1):81-85.
  4. Webber BJ, Casa DJ, Beutler AI, Nye NS, Trueblood WE, O'Connor FG. Preventing Exertional Death in Military Trainees: Recommendations and Treatment Algorithms From a Multidisciplinary Working Group. Mil Med. 2016;181(4):311-318.
  5. Tepe V, Yarnell A, Nindl BC, Van Arsdale S, Deuster PA. Women in Combat: Summary of Findings and a Way Ahead. Mil Med. 2016;181(1 Suppl):109-118.
  6. Sylvester JE, Belval LN, Casa DJ, O'Connor FG. Exertional Heat Stroke and American Football: What the Team Physician Needs to Know. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016;45(6):340-348.
  7. Stearns RL, Casa DJ, O'Connor FG, Lopez RM. A Tale of Two Heat Strokes: A Comparative Case Study. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2016;15(2):94-97.
  8. Nye NS, de la Motte SJ. Rationale for Embedded Musculoskeletal Care in Air Force Training and Operational Units. J Athl Train. 2016;51(11):846-848.
  9. Nelson DA, Deuster PA, Kurina LM. Sickle Cell Trait and Rhabdomyolysis among U.S. Army Soldiers. N Engl J Med. 2016;375(17):1696.
  10. 10. Magee CD, Witte S, Kwok RM, Deuster PA. Mission Compromised? Drug-Induced Liver Injury From Prohormone Supplements Containing Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids in Two Deployed U.S. Service Members. Mil Med. 2016;181(9):e1169-1171.
  11. Knapik JJ, O'Connor FG. Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention. J Spec Oper Med. 2016;16(3):65-71.
  12. Kazman JB, de la Motte S, Gribbin TC, Galecki J, Deuster PA, O'Connor F. Improving physical performance tests: time to include a psychologist. Br J Sports Med. 2016.
  13. Harmon KG, Drezner JA, O'Connor FG, Asplund C, Finnoff JT. Should Electrocardiograms Be Part of the Preparticipation Physical Examination? Pm r. 2016;8(3 Suppl):S24-35.
  14. Givens ML, Deuster PA, Kupchak BR. CHAMP Symposium on Androgens, Anabolic Steroids, and Related Substances: What We Know and What We Need to Know. Mil Med. 2016;181(7):680-686.
  15. Drezner JA, O'Connor FG, Harmon KG, et al. AMSSM Position Statement on Cardiovascular Preparticipation Screening in Athletes: Current Evidence, Knowledge Gaps, Recommendations and Future Directions. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2016;15(5):359-375.
  16. DiStefano LJ, Marshall SW, Padua DA, et al. The Effects of an Injury Prevention Program on Landing Biomechanics Over Time. Am J Sports Med. 2016;44(3):767-776.
  17. Deuster PA, Tepe V. Why a "Women in Combat Symposium"? Mil Med. 2016;181(1 Suppl):1-3.
  18. de la Motte SJ, Lisman P, Sabatino M, Beutler AI, O'Connor FG, Deuster PA. The Relationship Between Functional Movement, Balance Deficits, and Previous Injury History in Deploying Marine Warfighters. J Strength Cond Res. 2016;30(6):1619-1625.
  19. de la Motte SJ, Gribbin TC, Lisman P, Beutler AI, Deuster P. The Interrelationship of Common Clinical Movement Screens: Establishing Population-Specific Norms in a Large Cohort of Military Applicants. J Athl Train. 2016;51(11):897-904.
  20. Buckenmaier CC, 3rd, Galloway KT, Polomano RC, Deuster PA. Pain as a Barrier to Human Performance: A Focus on Function for Self-Reporting Pain With the Defense Veterans Pain Rating Scale. J Spec Oper Med. 2016;16(2):82-87.
  21. Brooks JR, Oketch-Rabah H, Low Dog T, et al. Safety and performance benefits of arginine supplements for military personnel: a systematic review. Nutr Rev. 2016;74(11):708-721.
  22. Attipoe S, Leggit J, Deuster PA. Caffeine Content in Popular Energy Drinks and Energy Shots. Mil Med. 2016;181(9):1016-1020.
  23. Attipoe S, Cohen PA, Eichner A, Deuster PA. Variability of Stimulant Levels in Nine Sports Supplements Over a 9-Month Period. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2016;26(5):413-420.
  24. Asplund CA, O'Connor FG. Challenging Return to Play Decisions: Heat Stroke, Exertional Rhabdomyolysis, and Exertional Collapse Associated With Sickle Cell Trait. Sports Health. 2016;8(2):117-125.
  25. Asplund CA, O'Connor FG. The Evidence Against Cardiac Screening Using Electrocardiogram in Athletes. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2016;15(2):81-85.