Alerts

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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Spiritual Fitness

Harness the forces of your spiritual beliefs as a source of resilience to get through stressful times.

“If you truly believe in your personal philosophy or religious faith-if you are committed mind, body, and soul, to your worldview- you may well be capable of achieving remarkable feats of the mind and body…”

–Herbert Benson, M.D. of Harvard Medical School

Organizations & Programs

OSOK Purpose Module
In this One Shot, One Kill (OSOK) Program presentation, discover how you can draw upon supportive factors like your beliefs, values, and spirituality and leverage inner strength for optimal performance. For more OSOK program materials, click here .

Documents

Total Force Fitness [PDF] & Comprehensive Soldier Fitness
These leading publications on complete warrior fitness discuss the importance of spiritual fitness in the overall health of the Warfighter. See the spiritual fitness sections of these publications for the leading stances on spiritual fitness.

Tools

Spirituality Assessment
Believing in something greater than oneself is a key component of resilience. afterdeployment.org provides assessments on spirituality and other related attitudes such as forgiveness, optimism, gratitude, generosity, and hope.