Alerts

RegenESlim Appetite Control Capsules voluntarily recalled due to the presence of DMAA.

FDA warns consumers about caffeine powder. 

FDA advises consumers to stop using any supplement products labeled as OxyElite Pro or VERSA-1. Please see the following advisories: FDA -10/08/13, FDA - 10/11/13 and CDC - 10/08/13.

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Announcements

New article on reporting side effects of supplements
Just published in The New England Journal of Medicine: A recent article brings up dietary supplement issues you need to be aware of and discusses how dietary supplement side effects could be monitored better. A PDF of the April 3rd article is available free online.

3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance
August 18-21, 2014
The ICSPP delivers innovative scientific programming on soldiers’ physical performance with experts from around the world.

DMAA list updated for April 2014

Fueling Performance Photo Campaign
Share photos of how you fuel your performance and be featured on our Facebook page!

Dietary supplement module
Earn continuing education credits (if eligible) for this two-hour online module.

Operation LiveWell

Performance Triad

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HPRC's human performance optimization (HPO) website is for U.S. Warfighters, their families, and those in the field of HPO who support them. The goal is Total Force Fitness: Warfighters optimized to carry out their mission as safely and effectively as possible.

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Family & Relationships

Family relationships and one’s larger social environment are crucial to Warfighter health and performance. If you can't find the answer to your Family & Relationships question in our resources, click the button below.

Your human performance questions answered by our experts

Family & Relationships Resources

Relationship Enhancement

Strategies to enhance your relationships.

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Family Resilience

Positive family relationships have the power to help individuals overcome challenges and build resilience.

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Deployment Phases

In this section you'll find information grouped by phases of deployment: pre-deployment, deployment, reintegration, and post-deployment.

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Family Fitness

Warfighters have specific physical activity requirements based on their MOS, but spouses, children, parents, and other loved ones also have physical fitness requirements for their own individual and/or family missions.

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Fostering children’s shut-eye
Sleep needs depend on age. Children need more than adults, but the amount depends on age. Find out how much your child needs and how to make sure he or she gets it.
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Family & Relationships News

MHS highlights Total Force Fitness
July was the Military Health System’s “Total Fitness Month.” HPRC offers lots of resources to follow up on their recommendations for healthy living.
Energy drinks and adolescents
Energy drink use by adolescents is on the rise, and misuse of these beverages may stem from confusion about using energy drinks for rehydration.
Don’t just listen – show you are listening.
Some tips for "active" and "constructive" listening will improve your communication skills.
How are you at handling criticism?
Maybe you can dish it out, but can you take it?
Activities help kids during times of deployment
Children feel lots of different things while their parent is deployed. There are organizations that can help kids through physical activity, peer mentoring, and other social gatherings.

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