Accession Number : AD1045367


Title :   Evaluation of the Tactical Human Optimization, Rapid Rehabilitation, and Reconditioning Program (THOR3)


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,01 Jul 2014,30 Sep 2015


Corporate Author : U.S. Army Public Health Center Aberdeen Proving Ground United States


Personal Author(s) : Grier,Tyson ; Anderson,Morgan ; Depenbrock,Patrick ; Eiserman,Robert ; Nindl,Bradley ; Jones,Bruce


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1045367.pdf


Report Date : 01 Oct 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 81


Abstract : The Tactical Human Optimization, Rapid Rehabilitation, and Reconditioning Program (THOR3) is a Special Forces human performance and exercise rehabilitation program with its own facilities (fitness center with a physical therapy clinic) and personnel consisting of strength and conditioning coaches (human performance), physical therapist (rehabilitation) and a sports performance dietitian. The primary objectives of this evaluation are (1) to assess the THOR3 rehabilitation process, (2) compare training and human performance metrics among THOR3 and non-THOR3 participants, (3) establish and compare injury rates among THOR3 and non-THOR3 participants and (4) determine risk factors for injury.


Descriptors :   special forces , wounds and injuries , performance(human) , army personnel , training , physical fitness , physical therapy , risk factors , exercise(physiology) , optimization , rehabilitation


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE