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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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Guidelines

Fitness guidelines from professional organizations including HPRC, the Consortium for Health and Military Medicine (CHAMP), ACSM, NSCA, and more
Peak Nutrition: Don't Run on Empty! [PDF]
This downloadable card from HPRC provides information about fueling your body for performance and health.
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
Released in 2008, these national guidelines for physical activity are designed to improve health, fitness, and quality of life.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
The American College of Sports Medicine is the leading and largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. It promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life.
ACSM Position Statements
ACSM develops position statements when enough research has been completed to support a position on scientific grounds. Here you will find a list of ACSM’s position statements on exercise-related topics.
The American Council on Exercise (ACE)
The American Council on Exercise is a nonprofit organization committed to enriching quality of life through safe and effective exercise and physical activity. It protects the public through its public education, outreach, and research. It also sets certification and continuing education standards for fitness professionals.
American Society of Exercise Physiologists Newsletters
This organization publishes newsletters, which include articles and news items, about timely topics in exercise physiology, a field of study dedicated to understanding the body’s response to physical activity.
International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance (ICSPP), 2011
CHAMP/HPRC Functional Movement Assessment Conference Summary [PDF]
In 2012 HPRC, the Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP), and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) met to discuss the role of functional movement assessment in both the military and civilian athletic communities. Read more about the key areas of discussion and conclusions from the conference.
CHAMP/ACSM High Intensity Training Conference
Learn more about the pros, cons, and professional recommendations for high-intensity training (HIT) programs outlined by a joint meeting of CHAMP and ACSM.
Peak Nutrition: Refueling [PDF]
This downloadable card from HPRC provides information about post-workout refueling the the "refueling interval."