You are here: Home / Physical Fitness / Training & Exercise / Gear

Gear

Gear has to be up to the challenge of both meeting the performance needs of Warfighters and safeguarding them against injury.

BootsGear has to be up to the challenge of both meeting the performance needs of Warfighters and safeguarding them against injury.

Minimalist running shoes revisited
Are barefoot-style/minimalist running shoes effective and safe?
The future of body armor
Carrying heavy loads, notably body armor and equipment, is taking a toll on Warfighters. A recent report examines the issues related to reducing body armor weight while preserving safety.
How to Conduct a Wet Foot Test [PPT]
Results of this test provide information on arches of the foot and recommendations on shoe selection.
Efficacy of Pro Mask for Enhancing Aerobic Exercise Training [PDF]
USARIEM and HPRC provide the facts on using commercial devices, including the Pro Mask, during exercise to improve respiratory muscle function.
Female Improved Outer Tactical Vest [PPT]
This is a PowerPoint on the IOTV, including a system description, capabilities, and improvements designed to protect the female soldier.