TITLE

Military Emphasizes Physical and Mental Fitness

AUTHOR(S)
Archer, Shirley
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
IDEA Fitness Journal;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an emotional resiliency training program being implemented by the U.S. Army. One objective of the program is to ensure that the mental and emotional health of soldiers receive as much attention as their physical health. The training will be led by Brigadier General Rhonda Cornum, director of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program of the Army. The main purpose of the program is to improve combat performance and deter mental-health issues among soldiers such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicide.
ACCESSION #
45161235

 

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