Age-Matched Comparison of Elite and Non-elite Military Performers during Free Living and Intense Operational Stress

  title={Age-Matched Comparison of Elite and Non-elite Military Performers during Free Living and Intense Operational Stress},
  author={Marcus K. Taylor and Daniel Gould and Barry D. Adams and Eric G. Potterat and Michael D. Dial Ward and Genieleah A. Padilla and Katherine E. Evans and Amanda E. Markham},
Abstract : A useful approach to quantifying factors that influence human performance involves the classification and comparison of so-called "elite" and "non-elite" performers. In this pilot study, the authors classified 6 graduates of the Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training program as elite and compared them to 6 age-matched non-elite military personnel on key aspects of physiological and psychological function during free living and in response to intense military stress. Participants… Expand

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