J. Philip Karl

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  • Stefan M. Pasiakos, J. Philip Karl, Laura J. Lutz, Nancy E. Murphy, Lee M. Margolis, Jennifer C. Rood +4 others
  • 2012
BACKGROUND Cardiometabolic disease risk in US military recruits and the effects of military training have not been determined. This study examined lifestyle factors and biomarkers associated with cardiometabolic risk in US Army recruits (209; 118 male, 91 female, 23 ± 5 yr) before, during, and after basic combat training (BCT). METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL(More)
OBJECTIVE This study investigated whether a stressful military training program, the 9- to 10-week U.S. Army basic combat training (BCT) course, alters the cognitive performance and mood of healthy young adult females. BACKGROUND Structured training programs including adolescent boot camps, sports training camps, learning enrichment programs, and military(More)
Fat-free mass (FFM) adaptations to physical training may differ between sexes based on disparities in fitness level, dietary intake, and levels of plasma amino acids (AA). This investigation aimed to determine FFM and plasma AA responses to military training, examine whether adaptations differ between male and female recruits, and explore potential(More)
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