Accession Number : ADA189501

Title :   Strategies for Sustaining Soldier and Unit Performance in Continuous Operations.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1940-1986,

Corporate Author : WALTER REED ARMY INST OF RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC DIV OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY

Personal Author(s) : Krueger, Gerald P ; Headley, Donald B ; Belenky, Gregory L ; Balkin, Thomas J ; Solick, Robert E

PDF Url : ADA189501

Report Date : Oct 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : This paper, submitted in a special study of Army conduct of continuous operations (CONOPS), contains a detailed list of human factors principles and recommendations for sustaining performance of soldiers in CONOPS and include coverage of topics like: training and preparation for CONOPS; sleep scheduling, recovery sleep concepts, work/rest scheduling, naps and sleep discipline, sleep-inducing drugs for use in long range deployments, alertness sustaining drugs for use in CONOPS, lightening the soldier's load, nutrition, and physical fitness for military tasks.

Descriptors :   *ARMY PERSONNEL, *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), *PHYSICAL FITNESS, *MILITARY OPERATIONS, ATTENTION, DRUGS, DEPLOYMENT, LONG RANGE(DISTANCE), LONG RANGE(TIME), RECOVERY, SLEEP, SCHEDULING, REST, CONTINUITY, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, NUTRITION, SLEEP DEPRIVATION, WARFARE

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Anatomy and Physiology
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE