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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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.