Selected Publications


  1. Weiner C, Kazman JB, Abraham PA, Deuster PA. Accuracy of the perceptual strain index in a compensable heat strain environment among participants with and without a history of exertional heat illness. J Therm Biol. 2021/01/28/ 2021:102863. doi: 
  2. Webber BJ, Nye NS, Covey CJ, Harmon KG, Ruiz SA, O'Connor FG. Exertional Rhabdomyolysis and Sickle Cell Trait Status in the U.S. Air Force, January 2009-December 2018. MSMR. 2021;28(1):15-19. PubMed PMID: 33523681
  3. Troncoso MR, Jayne JM, Robinson DJ, Deuster PA. Targeting Nutritional Fitness by Creating a Culture of Health in the Military. Mil Med. Feb 26 2021;186(3-4):83-86. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usaa325
  4. Ryan AT PT, Taub DD, Wilcox HC, Ghahramanlou-Holloway M, Umhau JC, Deuster PA. Serum fatty acid latent classes are associated with suicide in a large military personnel sample. J Clin Psychiatry. 2021;82(2) 
  5. Ricker EA, Goforth CW, Barrett AS, Deuster PA, de la Motte SJ. Female Military Officers Report a Desire for Menstrual Suppression During Military Training. Mil Med. 2021;186(Supplement_1):775-783. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usaa339. PubMed PMID: 33499478
  6. O'Connor FG, Franzos MA, Nye NS, Nelson DA, Shell D, Voss JD, . . . Deuster PA. Summit on Exercise Collapse Associated with Sickle Cell Trait: Finding the "Way Ahead". Current sports medicine reports. 2021;20(1):47-56. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000801. PubMed PMID: 33395130
  7. Nye NS, Kasper K, Madsen CM, … Deuster PA, & O’Connor FG. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: A Military Medicine Perspective. Current sports medicine reports. Mar 1 2021;20(3):169-178. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000000822
  8. Kao TC, Kazman JB, Cheng YH, Jeffery DD, Deuster PA. Healthy Lifestyles Among Military Active Duty Service Members, and Associations With Body Building And Weight Loss Supplement Use. Ann Epidemiol. 2021;53:27-33. Epub 2020/08/22. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2020.08.011. PubMed PMID: 32835771
  9. Gutierrez IA, Alders EA, Abulhawa Z, Deuster PA. VICTORS: A Conceptual Framework for Implementing and Measuring Military Spiritual Fitness. Military Behavioral Health. 2021:1-15.
  10. Chen Y, Yu T. Mouse liver is more resistant than skeletal muscle to heat-induced apoptosis. Cell Stress Chaperones. 2021;26(1):275-281. Epub 2020/09/03. doi: 10.1007/s12192-020-01163-4. PubMed PMID: 32880059
  11. Ameli R, Skeath P, Abraham PA, Panahi S, Kazman JB, Foote F, . . . Deuster PA, Ahmad N, Berger A. A nature-based health intervention at a military healthcare center: a randomized, controlled, cross-over study. PeerJ. 2021;9:e10519. doi: 10.7717/peerj.10519. PubMed PMID: 33505785
  12. Alexander DW, Deuster PA. Aligning and Assessing Core Attributes of Spiritual Fitness for Optimizing Human Performance. J Spec Oper Med. Spring 2021;21(1):109-112. PubMed PMID: 33721317
  13. Adami PE, Cianca J, McCloskey B, Derman W, Steinacker JM, O'Connor F, . . . Bermon S. Infectious Diseases Outbreak Management Tool for endurance mass participation sporting events: an international effort to counteract the COVID-19 spread in the endurance sport setting. Br J Sports Med. 2021 Feb;55(3):181-182. Epub 2020/08/20 doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103091. PubMed PMID: 32819919


  1. Zhang L, Hu X-Z, Yu T, Chen Z, Dohl J, Li X, Benedek DM, Fullerton CS, Wynn G, Barrett JE, Li M, Russell DW; Biomarker team, Ursano RJ. Genetic association of FKBP5 with PTSD in US service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. J Psychiatr Res. 2020;122:48-53. Epub 2020/01/03. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2019.12.014. PubMed PMID: 31927265
  2. Yu T, Dohl J, Wang L, Chen Y, Gasier HG, Deuster PA. Curcumin Ameliorates Heat-Induced Injury through NADPH Oxidase-Dependent Redox Signaling and Mitochondrial Preservation in C2C12 Myoblasts and Mouse Skeletal Muscle. J Nutr. 2020;150(9):2257-2267. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxaa201. PubMed PMID: 32692359
  3. Troncoso MR, Jayne JM, Robinson DJ, Deuster PA. Targeting Nutritional Fitness by Creating a Culture of Health in the Military. Mil Med. 2020. Epub 2020/10/30. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usaa325. PubMed PMID: 33128550
  4. Tayne S, Hutchinson MR, O'Connor FG, Taylor DC, Musahl V, Indelicato P. Leadership for the Team Physician. Current sports medicine reports. 2020;19(3):119-123. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000696. PubMed PMID: 32141907
  5. Szczepanik ME, O’Connor FG. Compartment Syndrome Evaluation. In: Fowler GCMD, ed. Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care, Fourth Edition. Fourth ed.: Elsevier, Inc.; 2020:1212-1220. ISBN: 9780323476331
  6. Shams-White MM, Chui K, Deuster PA, McKeown NM, Must A. Comparison of Anthropometric Measures in US Military Personnel in the Classification of Overweight and Obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020;28(2):362-370. Epub 2020/01/05. doi: 10.1002/oby.22675. PubMed PMID: 31904192
  7. Sedgley MD, Hudson K, Madsen CM, OʼConnor FG. Something Old, Something New, Something for the Marathon for the Red, White, and Blue. Current sports medicine reports. 2020;19(10):393-395. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000755. PubMed PMID: 33031202
  8. Sawka MN, O'Connor FG. Disorders Due to Heat and Cold. In: Goldman LMD, Schafer AIMD, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine, Twenty Sixth Edition. Twenty-Sixth ed. Elsevier, Inc.2020:659-663.e652. ISBN: 9780323532662
  9. Ryan AT, Ghahramanlou-Holloway M, Wilcox HC, Umhau JC, Deuster PA. Mental Health Care Utilization and Psychiatric Diagnoses in a Sample of Military Suicide Decedents and Living Matched Controls. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2020;208(9):646-653. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000001192. PubMed PMID: 32502074
  10. Rittenhouse M, Scott J, Deuster P. Healthy Eating Index and Nutrition Biomarkers among Army Soldiers and Civilian Control Group Indicate an Intervention Is Necessary to Raise Omega-3 Index and Vitamin D and Improve Diet Quality. Nutrients. 2020;13(1).doi: 10.3390/nu13010122. PubMed PMID: 33396252
  11. Rittenhouse M, Scott J, Deuster P. Dietary Supplements: Knowledge and Adverse Event Reporting Practices of Department of Defense Health Care Providers. Mil Med. 2020;185(11-12):2076-2081. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usaa157. PubMed PMID: 32766707
  12. Ren HM, Kolawole EM, Ren M, et al. IL-21 from high-affinity CD4 T cells drives differentiation of brain-resident CD8 T cells during persistent viral infection. Sci Immunol. 2020;5(51).doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abb5590. PubMed PMID: 32948671
  13. Park GH, Lunasco T, Chamberlin RA, Deuster PA. Optimizing Teamwork for Human Performance Teams: Strategies for Enhancing Team Effectiveness. J Spec Oper Med. 2020;20(4):115-120. PubMed PMID: 33320324
  14. Oketch-Rabah HA, Hardy ML, Patton AP, Jones D, Deuster PA, et al. Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Model for Assessing the Risk from Multi-Ingredient Dietary Supplements (MIDS). J Diet Suppl. 2020:1-23. Epub 2020/04/22. doi: 10.1080/19390211.2020.1741485. PubMed PMID: 32319852
  15. O'Connor FG, Grunberg NE, Harp JB, Deuster PA. Exertion-Related Illness: The Critical Roles of Leadership and Followership. Current sports medicine reports. 2020;19(1):35-39. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000673. PubMed PMID: 31913922
  16. O'Connor FG, Deuster PA. Rhabdomyolysis. In: Goldman LMD, Schafer AIMD, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine, Twenty Sixth Edition. Twenty-Sixth ed.: Elsevier, Inc.; 2020:694-698.e692. ISBN: 9781437716047
  17. Miller KC, Casa DJ, Adams WM, et al, O'Connor FG, Smith, MS. Roundtable on Preseason Heat Safety in Secondary School Athletics: Prehospital Care of Patients With Exertional Heat Stroke. J Athl Train. 2020. Epub 2020/12/08 doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-0173.20. PubMed PMID: 33290540
  18. Liu Y, Cai B, Chong Y, Zhang H, Kemp CA, Lu S, . . . Ren M, Cowell JK, Hu T. Downregulation of PUMA underlies resistance to FGFR1 inhibitors in the stem cell leukemia/lymphoma syndrome. Cell Death Dis. 2020;11(10):884. doi: 10.1038/s41419-020-03098-1. PubMed PMID: 33082322
  19. Li X, Cui W, Hull L, Wang L, Yu T, Xiao M. IL-18 binding protein (IL-18BP) as a novel radiation countermeasure after radiation exposure in mice. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):18674. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-75675-5. PubMed PMID: 33122671
  20. Kegel JL, Kazman JB, Scott JM, Deuster PA. Health Behaviors and Psychosocial Attributes of US Soldiers. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2020;120(9):1469-1483. Epub 2020/04/06. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2020.01.018. PubMed PMID: 32273242
  21. Kazman JB, Gutierrez IA, Schuler ER,  Alders EA , Myatt CA, Jeffery DD, Charters KG, Deuster PA. Who sees the chaplain? Characteristics and correlates of behavioral health care-seeking in the military. J Health Care Chaplain. 2020:1-12. Online ahead of print. doi: 10.1080/08854726.2020.1723193. PubMed PMID: 32031506
  22. Kazman JB, Attipoe S, Kupchak BR, Deuster PA. Caffeine and heat have additive but not interactive effects on physiologic strain: A factorial experiment. J Therm Biol. 2020;89:102563. Epub 2020/03/02. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2020.102563. PubMed PMID: 32364995
  23. Gasier HG, Yu T, Swift JM, Metzger CE, McNerny EM, Swallow EA, Piantadosi CA, Allen MR. Carbon Monoxide and Exercise Prevents Diet-Induced Obesity and Metabolic Dysregulation Without Affecting Bone. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020;28(5):924-931. Epub 2020/04/01. doi: 10.1002/oby.22768. PubMed PMID: 32237119
  24. Gasier HG, Dohl J, Suliman HB, Piantadosi CA, Yu T. Skeletal muscle mitochondrial fragmentation and impaired bioenergetics from nutrient overload is prevented by carbon monoxide. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2020 Oct 1;319(4):C746-C756. Epub 2020/08/26. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00016.2020. PubMed PMID: 32845721
  25. Fisher R, Esparza S, Nye NS, Gottfredson R, Pawlak MT, Cropper TL, . . . de la Motte, S.J., Webber BJ. Outcomes of Embedded Athletic Training Services Within United States Air Force Basic Military Training. J Athl Train. 2020. Epub 2020/12/28. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-0498.19. PubMed PMID: 33370444
  26. Dohl J, Passos MEP, Foldi J, Chen Y, Pithon-Curi T, Curi R, . . . Yu T. Glutamine depletion disrupts mitochondrial integrity and impairs C2C12 myoblast proliferation, differentiation, and the heat-shock response. Nutr Res. 2020 Dec;84:42-52. Epub 2020/09/19. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2020.09.006. PubMed PMID: 33189431
  27. Deuster PA. Editorial: Dietary Supplements and Adverse Events. Mil Med. 2020 Sep 18;185(9-10):e1381-e1382. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usaa044. PubMed PMID: 32350537
  28. DeGroot DW, O'Connor FG. Commentary: The Warrior Heat- and Exertion-Related Event Collaborative and the Fort Benning Heat Center. MSMR. 2020;27(4):2-3. PubMed PMID: 32330062
  29. Crawford C, Wang YH, Avula B, Bae JY, Khan IA, Deuster PA. The scoop on brain health dietary supplement products containing huperzine A. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2020;58(10):991-996. Epub 2020/01/28. doi: 10.1080/15563650.2020.1713337. PubMed PMID: 31990212
  30. Crawford C, Deuster PA. Be in the Know: Dietary Supplements for Cognitive Performance. J Spec Oper Med. 2020;20(2):132-135. PubMed PMID: 32573750
  31. Crawford C, Boyd C, Avula B, Wang YH, Khan IA, Deuster PA. A Public Health Issue: Dietary Supplements Promoted for Brain Health and Cognitive Performance. J Altern Complement Med. 2020;26(4):265-272. Epub 2020/03/02. doi: 10.1089/acm.2019.0447. PubMed PMID: 32119795
  32. Clifton DR, Gribbin TC, Beutler AI, de la Motte SJ. See the Forest for the Trees: Making Injury Risk Mitigation Programs Work for You. Current sports medicine reports. 2020;19(5):175-177. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000714. PubMed PMID: 32358300
  33. Chen Y, Yu T. Involvement of p53 in the Responses of Cardiac Muscle Cells to Heat Shock Exposure and Heat Acclimation. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2020 Apr 20. Online ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s12265-020-10003-w. PubMed PMID: 32314164
  34. Chamberlin RA, Lunasco T, Deuster PA. Optimizing Special Operations Forces Operator Talents and Mission Capabilities: Human Performance Optimization and Total Force Fitness Capability-Based Blueprint and Targeting System. J Spec Oper Med.. 2020;20(1):113-119. PubMed PMID: 32203615
  35. Buchanan BK, Siebert DM, Zigman Suchsland ML, Drezner JA, Asif IM, O'Connor FG, Harmon KG. Sudden Death Associated With Sickle Cell Trait Before and After Mandatory Screening. Sports health. 2020;12(3):241-245. Epub 2020/04/09. doi: 10.1177/1941738120915690. PubMed PMID: 32271134
  36. Barkdull TJ, O’Connor FG, McShane JM. Joint and Soft Tissue Aspiration and Injection (Arthrocentesis). In: Fowler GCMD, ed. Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care. Fourth ed.2020:1221-1239. ISBN: 9780323476331
  37. Almeida-Suhett C, Namboodiri AM, Clarke K, Deuster PA. The ketone ester, 3-hydroxybutyl-3-hydroxybutyrate, attenuates neurobehavioral deficits and improves neuropathology following controlled cortical impact in male rats. Nutr Neurosci. 2020:1-13. Epub 2020/12/09. doi: 10.1080/1028415X.2020.1853414. PubMed PMID: 33297891
  38. Alexander DW, Abulhawa Z, Kazman J. The SOCOM Spiritual Fitness Scale: Measuring "Vertical" and "Horizontal" Spirituality in the Human Performance Domain. J Pastoral Care Counsel. 2020;74(4):269-279. doi: 10.1177/1542305020967317. PubMed PMID: 33228492
  39. Alexander DW. Applications of the SOCOM Spiritual Fitness Scale: Program Development and Tailored Coaching for Optimized Performance. J Spec Oper Med. 2020;20(3):109-112. PubMed PMID: 32969013


  1. Zhang L, Hu XZ, Russell DW, Benedek DM, Fullerton CS, Naifeh JA, Li X, Chen Z, Wu H, H. Ng TH, Aliaga P, Kao T, Yu T, Dohl J, Wynn G, Ursano RJ. Association between leukocyte telomere length and hostility in US army service members. Neurosci Lett. 2019;706:24-29. Epub 2019/04/27. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2019.04.020. PubMed PMID: 31039427
  2. Zhang L, Hu XZ, Li H, Li X, Yu T, Dohl J, Ursano RJ. Updates in PTSD Animal Models Characterization. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;2011:331-344. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9554-7_19. PubMed PMID: 31273708
  3. Yu T, Dohl J, Elenberg F, Chen Y, Deuster P. Curcumin induces concentration-dependent alterations in mitochondrial function through ROS in C2C12 mouse myoblasts. J Cell Physiol. 2019;234(5):6371-6381. Epub 2018/09/24. doi: 10.1002/jcp.27370. PubMed PMID: 30246249
  4. Yu T, Dohl J, Chen Y, Gasier HG, Deuster PA. Astaxanthin but not quercetin preserves mitochondrial integrity and function, ameliorates oxidative stress, and reduces heat-induced skeletal muscle injury. J Cell Physiol. 2019;234(8):13292-13302. Epub 2019/01/04. doi: 10.1002/jcp.28006. PubMed PMID: 30609021
  5. Stoddard JM, Taylor CR, O'Connor FG. Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Cubital Tunnel Successfully Treated with Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Hydrodissection: A Case Report and Further Evidence for a Developing Treatment Option. Current sports medicine reports. 2019;18(11):382-386. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000649. PubMed PMID: 30609021
  6. Shams-White MM, Chui K, Deuster PA, McKeown NM, Must A. Investigating Items to Improve the Validity of the Five-Item Healthy Eating Score Compared with the 2015 Healthy Eating Index in a Military Population. Nutrients. 2019;11(2). doi: 10.3390/nu11020251. PubMed PMID: 30678099
  7. Scott JM, Kazman JB, Palmer J, McClung JP, Gaffney-Stomberg E, Gasier HG. Effects of vitamin D supplementation on salivary immune responses during Marine Corps basic training. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2019;29(9):1322-1330. Epub 2019/06/03. doi: 10.1111/sms.13467. PubMed PMID: 31099085
  8. Scott JM, Deuster PA, McClung JP. Letter to the Editor. Mil Med. 2019;184(9-10):198. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usz183. PubMed PMID: 31318418
  9. Russell DW, Kazman J, Russell CA. Body Composition and Physical Fitness Tests Among US Army Soldiers: A Comparison of the Active and Reserve Components. Public Health Rep. 2019;134(5):502-513. Epub 2019/08/08. doi: 10.1177/0033354919867069. PubMed PMID: 31394052
  10. Rittenhouse M, Kegel J, Attipoe S, Deuster P. An Innovative Dietary Supplement Scorecard for Assessing Risk. Nutrition Today. 2019;54(6):277-282. doi: 10.1097/NT.0000000000000380.
  11. Ren MQ, Kazman JB, Abraham PA, Atias-Varon D, Heled Y, Deuster PA. Gene expression profiling of humans under exertional heat stress: Comparisons between persons with and without exertional heat stroke. J Therm Biol. 2019;85:102423. Epub 2019/09/25. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2019.102423. PubMed PMID: 31657764
  12. O'Connor FG. Sports Medicine: Exertional Heat Illness. FP Essent. 2019;482:15-19. PubMed PMID: 31259507
  13. Nelson DA, Marks ES, Deuster PA, O'Connor FG, Kurina LM. Association of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Prescriptions With Kidney Disease Among Active Young and Middle-aged Adults. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(2):e187896. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.7896. PubMed PMID: 30768191
  14. Mungunsukh O, Deuster P, Muldoon S, O'Connor F, Sambuughin N. Estimating prevalence of malignant hyperthermia susceptibility through population genomics data. Br J Anaesth. 2019;123(3):e461-e463. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2019.06.010. PubMed PMID: 31301762
  15. Lunasco T, Chamberlin RA, Deuster PA. Human Performance Optimization: An Operational and Operator-Centric Approach. Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals. 2019;19(3):101-106. PubMed PMID: 31539442
  16. Krauss SW, Russell DW, Kazman JB, Russell CA, Schuler ER, Deuster PA. Longitudinal effects of deployment, recency of return, and hardiness on mental health symptoms in U.S. Army combat medics. Traumatology. 2019;25(3):216-224. doi: 10.1037/trm0000173.
  17. Hu J, Nelson DA, Deuster PA, Marks ES, O'Connor FG, Kurina LM. Sickle cell trait and renal disease among African American U.S. Army soldiers. Br J Haematol. 2019;185(3):532-540. Epub 2019/03/11. doi: 10.1111/bjh.15820. PubMed PMID: 30859563
  18. Hosokawa, Y.;  Casa, D. J.;  Trtanj, J. M.;  Belval, L. N.;  Deuster, P. A.;  Giltz, S. M.;  Grundstein, A. J.;  Hawkins, M. D.;  Huggins, R. A.;  Jacklitsch, B.;  Jardine, J. F.;  Jones, H.;  Kazman, J. B.;  Reynolds, M. E.;  Stearns, R. L.;  Vanos, J. K.;  Williams, A. L.; Williams, W. J., Activity modification in heat: critical assessment of guidelines across athletic, occupational, and military settings in the USA. Int J Biometeorol. 2019;63(3):405-427. Epub 2019/02/02. doi: 10.1007/s00484-019-01673-6. PubMed PMID: 30710251
  19. Gaffney-Stomberg E, Nakayama AT, Guerriere KI, Lutz, LJ, Walker, LA, Staab, JS, Scott, JM, Gasier, HG, McClung, JP.  Calcium and vitamin D supplementation and bone health in Marine recruits: Effect of season. Bone. 2019;123:224-233. Epub 2019/03/20. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2019.03.021. PubMed PMID: 30902791
  20. Eichner AK, Coyles J, Fedoruk M, Maxey TD, Lenaghan RA, Novitzky J, Lindsey AT, Deuster PA. Essential Features of Third-Party Certification Programs for Dietary Supplements: A Consensus Statement. Current sports medicine reports. 2019;18(5):178-182. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000595. PubMed PMID: 31082891
  21. Deuster PA, Lunasco T, Messina LA. Optimizing Warfighter Lethality Through Human Performance Education. Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals. 2019;19(2):100-104. PubMed PMID: 31201760
  22. de la Motte SJ, Welsh MM, Castle V, Burnett D, Gackstetter GD, Littman AJ, Boyko EJ, Hooper TI, Comparing self-reported physical activity and sedentary time to objective fitness measures in a military cohort. Journal of science and medicine in sport. 2019;22(1):59-64. Epub 2018/05/31. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2018.05.023. PubMed PMID: 29945832
  23. de la Motte SJ, Lisman P, Gribbin TC, Murphy K, Deuster PA. Systematic Review of the Association Between Physical Fitness and Musculoskeletal Injury Risk: Part 3-Flexibility, Power, Speed, Balance, and Agility. Journal of strength and conditioning research. 2019;33(6):1723-1735. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002382. PubMed PMID: 29239989
  24. de la Motte SJ, Clifton DR, Gribbin TC, Beutler AI, Deuster PA. Functional Movement Assessments Are Not Associated with Risk of Injury During Military Basic Training. Mil Med. 2019;184(11-12):e773-e780. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usz118. PubMed PMID: 31125066
  25. Crawford C, Boyd C, Paat CF, Meissner K, Lentino C, Teo L, Berry K, Deuster P. Dietary Ingredients as an Alternative Approach for Mitigating Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Evidence-Based Recommendations for Practice and Research in the Military. Pain Med. 2019 Jun 1;20(6):1236-1247. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz040. PMID: 30986309
  26. Crawford C, Boyd C, Berry K, Deuster P, Group HW. Dietary Ingredients Requiring Further Research Before Evidence-Based Recommendations Can Be Made for Their Use as an Approach to Mitigating Pain. Pain Med. 2019;20(8):1619-1632. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz050. PubMed PMID: 30986310
  27. Cota S, Williams N, Neff R, Deuster P. How Evidence-Based Recommendations May Direct Policy Decisions Regarding Appropriate Selection and Use of Dietary Ingredients for Improving Pain. Pain Med. 2019;20(6):1063-1065. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz039. PubMed PMID: 30986306
  28. Costello RB, Deuster PA, Michael M, Utech A. Capturing the Use of Dietary Supplements in Electronic Medical Records: Room for Improvement. Nutr Today. 2019;54(4):144-150. doi: 10.1097/NT.0000000000000348.
  29. Conkright W, Deuster PA. Precision Performance Nutrition What Can Special Operations Forces Communities Expect? Journal of special operations medicine: a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals. 2019;19(1):107-112. PubMed PMID: 30859537
  30. Boyd C, Crawford C, Berry K, Deuster P, Group HW. Conditional Recommendations for Specific Dietary Ingredients as an Approach to Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Evidence-Based Decision Aid for Health Care Providers, Participants, and Policy Makers. Pain Med. 2019;20(7):1430-1448. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz051. PubMed PMID: 30986301
  31. Berry KG, Sakallaris B, Deuster PA. Measuring Special Operations Forces Readiness. Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals. 2019;19(4):100-104. PubMed PMID: 31910481
  32. Avula B, Chittiboyina AG, Bae JY, Haider S,Wang YH, Wang M, Zhao J, Deuster PA, Khan, IA. The power of hyphenated chromatography-Time of flight mass spectrometry for unequivocal identification of spirostanes in bodybuilding dietary supplements. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2019;167:74-82.  Epub 2019/02/01. doi: 10.1016/j.jpba.2018.12.045. PubMed PMID: 30753977
  33. Almeida-Suhett CP, Scott JM, Graham A, Chen Y, Deuster PA. Control diet in a high-fat diet study in mice: Regular chow and purified low-fat diet have similar effects on phenotypic, metabolic, and behavioral outcomes. Nutritional neuroscience. 2019;22(1):19-28. Epub 2017/07/19. doi: 10.1080/1028415X.2017.1349359. PubMed PMID: 28721750


  1. Abraham PA, Russell DW, Huffman S, Deuster PA, Gibbons SW. Army Combat Medic Resilience: The Process of Forging Loyalty. Mil Med. 2018;183(suppl_1):364-370. Epub 2018/04/11. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usx231. PubMed PMID: 29635614.
  2. Crawford C, Saldanha L, Costello R, Deuster PA. Dietary Supplements for Musculoskeletal Pain: Science Versus Claims. J Spec Oper Med. 2018;18(2):110-114. Epub 2018/06/12. PubMed PMID: 29889966.
  3. Deuster PA, Lindsey AT, Scott JM. Dietary Supplements: Regulatory Challenges and Issues in the Department of Defense. Mil Med. 2018;183(3-4):53-55. Epub 2018/01/25. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usx067. PubMed PMID: 29365178.
  4. Dohl J, Foldi J, Heller J, Gasier HG, Deuster PA, Yu T. Acclimation of C2C12 myoblasts to physiological glucose concentrations for in vitro diabetes research. Life Sci. 2018. Epub 2018/09/27. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2018.09.041. PubMed PMID: 30253137.
  5. Higgins JP, Babu K, Deuster PA, Shearer J. Energy Drinks: A Contemporary Issues Paper. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2018;17(2):65-72. Epub 2018/02/09. doi: 10.1249/jsr.0000000000000454. PubMed PMID: 29420350.
  6. Hu T, Wu Q, Chong Y, Qin H, Poole CJ, van Riggelen J, Ren M, Cowell JK. FGFR1 fusion kinase regulation of MYC expression drives development of stem cell leukemia/lymphoma syndrome. Leukemia. 2018 Apr 2. doi: 10.1038/s41375-018-0124-y.
  7. Kazman JB, O’Connor FG, Nelson DA, & Deuster PA. (2018). Exertional heat illness in the military: Risk mitigation. In Y. Hosokowa (Ed.), Human health and physical activity during heat exposure. (pp 59-71). New York, NY: Springer Nature.
  8. Nelson DA, Deuster PA, O'Connor FG, Kurina LM. Timing and Predictors of Mild and Severe Heat Illness among New Military Enlistees. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018. Epub 2018/04/04. doi: 10.1249/mss.0000000000001623. PubMed PMID: 29613996.
  9. Nelson DA, Deuster PA, O'Connor FG, Kurina LM. Sickle Cell Trait and Heat Injury Among US Army Soldiers. Am J Epidemiol. 2018;187(3):523-528. Epub 2017/10/12. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx285. PubMed PMID: 29020197.
  10. OʼConnor FG, Heled Y, Deuster PA. Exertional Heat Stroke, the Return to Play Decision, and the Role of Heat Tolerance Testing: A Clinician's Dilemma. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2018 Jul;17(7):244-248. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000502.
  11. Sambuughin N, Mungunsukh O, Ren M, Capacchione JF, Horkayne-Szakaly I, Chuang K, Muldoon SM, Smith JK, O'Connor FG, Deuster PA. Pathogenic and rare deleterious variants in multiple genes suggest oligogenic inheritance in recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2018;16:76-81. Epub 2018/08/11. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgmr.2018.07.007. PubMed PMID: 30094188; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPMC6072915.
  12. Webber BJ, Uptegraft CC, Nye NS, O'Connor FG. Association of Sickle Cell Trait and Hemoglobin S Percentage with Physical Fitness. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018 Dec;50(12):2488-2493. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001720. PMID: 30048413
  13. Scott JM, Lindsey AT, Costello RB, Deuster PA. Using the Dietary Supplement Label Database to Identify Potentially Harmful Dietary Supplement Ingredients. Nutrition Today. 2018. Sept/Oct 53(5):229-233.
  14. Yu T, Dohl J, Elenberg F, Chen Y, Deuster PA. Curcumin induces concentration-dependent alterations in mitochondrial function through ROS in C2C12 mouse myoblasts. J Cell Physiol. 2018. Epub 2018/09/25. doi: 10.1002/jcp.27370. PubMed PMID: 30246249.


  1. Whittaker JL, Booysen N, de la Motte S, et al. Predicting sport and occupational lower extremity injury risk through movement quality screening: a systematic review. Br J Sports Med. 2017;51(7):580-585.
  2. Van Wagoner RM, Eichner A, Bhasin S, Deuster PA, Eichner D. Chemical Composition and Labeling of Substances Marketed as Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators and Sold via the Internet. JAMA. 2017;318(20):2004-2010.
  3. Teo L, Crawford C, Snow J, et al. Phytochemicals to optimize cognitive function for military mission-readiness: a systematic review and recommendations for the field. Nutr Rev. 2017;75(suppl_2):49-72.
  4. Shams-White M, Deuster P. Obesity Prevention in the Military. Curr Obes Rep. 2017;6(2):155-162.
  5. Scott JM, Deuster PA. Ketones and Human Performance. J Spec Oper Med. 2017;17(2):112-116.
  6. Russell DW, Kazman JB, Benedek DM, Ursano RJ, Russell CA. Domestic Civil Support Missions Can Aggravate Negative Mental Health Outcomes Among National Guardsmen: The Moderating Role of Economic Difficulties. J Trauma Stress. 2017;30(2):195-199.
  7. Russell CA, Gibbons SW, Abraham PA, Howe ER, Deuster P, Russell DW. Narrative approach in understanding the drivers for resilience of military combat medics. J R Army Med Corps. 2017.
  8. Russell A, Deuster PA. Human Performance Optimization and Precision Performance: The Future of Special Operations Human Performance Efforts. J Spec Oper Med. 2017;17(1):80-89.
  9. Peck KY, DiStefano LJ, Marshall SW, et al. Effect of a Lower Extremity Preventive Training Program on Physical Performance Scores in Military Recruits. J Strength Cond Res. 2017;31(11):3146-3157.
  10. Park GH, Messina LA, Deuster PA. A Shift From Resilience to Human Performance Optimization in Special Operations Training: Advancements in Theory and Practice. J Spec Oper Med. 2017;17(3):109-113.
  11. O'Connor FG, Deuster PA, Barrett J, Kane SF, Depenbrock P. Letter: Is High-Intensity Functional Training (HIFT)/CrossFit Safe for Military Fitness Training? Mil Med. 2017;182(1):1474-1475.
  12. Nelson DA, Deuster PA, O'Connor FG, Kurina LM. Sickle Cell Trait and Heat Injury Among U.S. Army Soldiers. Am J Epidemiol. 2017.
  13. McDermott BP, Anderson SA, Armstrong LE, et al. National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Fluid Replacement for the Physically Active. J Athl Train. 2017;52(9):877-895.
  14. Lisman PJ, de la Motte SJ, Gribbin TC, Jaffin DP, Murphy K, Deuster PA. A Systematic Review of the Association Between Physical Fitness and Musculoskeletal Injury Risk: Part 1-Cardiorespiratory Endurance. J Strength Cond Res. 2017;31(6):1744-1757.
  15. Kupchak BR, Kazman JB, Vingren JL, et al. Blood Hemostatic Changes During an Ultraendurance Road Cycling Event in a Hot Environment. Wilderness Environ Med. 2017;28(3):197-206.
  16. Kazman JB, Scott JM, Deuster PA. Using item response theory to address vulnerabilities in FFQ. Br J Nutr. 2017;118(5):383-391.
  17. Hosokawa Y, Casa DJ, Rosenberg H, et al. Round Table on Malignant Hyperthermia in Physically Active Populations: Meeting Proceedings. J Athl Train. 2017;52(4):377-383.
  18. Golenbock S, Kazman JB, Krauss S, Deuster PA. General health status in army personnel: relations with health behaviors and psychosocial variables. Qual Life Res. 2017;26(7):1839-1851.
  19. Gasier HG, Reinhold AR, Loiselle AR, Soutiere SE, Fothergill DM. Effects of oral sodium nitrate on forearm blood flow, oxygenation and exercise performance during acute exposure to hypobaric hypoxia (4300 m). Nitric Oxide. 2017;69:1-9.
  20. Gasier HG, Demchenko IT, Tatro LG, Piantadosi CA. S-nitrosylation of GAD65 is implicated in decreased GAD activity and oxygen-induced seizures. Neurosci Lett. 2017;653:283-287.
  21. Drezner JA, O'Connor FG, Harmon KG, et al. AMSSM Position Statement on Cardiovascular Preparticipation Screening in Athletes: Current evidence, knowledge gaps, recommendations and future directions. Br J Sports Med. 2017;51(3):153-167.
  22. de la Motte SJ, Lisman P, Gribbin TC, Murphy K, Deuster PA. A Systematic Review of the Association Between Physical Fitness and Musculoskeletal Injury Risk: Part 3 - Flexibility, Power, Speed, Balance, and Agility. J Strength Cond Res. 2017 Dec 11.
  23. de la Motte SJ, Gribbin TC, Lisman P, Murphy K, Deuster PA. Systematic Review of the Association Between Physical Fitness and Musculoskeletal Injury Risk: Part 2-Muscular Endurance and Muscular Strength. J Strength Cond Res. 2017;31(11):3218-3234.
  24. de la Motte SJ, Gribbin TC, Deuster PA. Optimizing Musculoskeletal Performance Through Injury Prevention. J Spec Oper Med. 2017;17(4):97-101.
  25. Crawford C, Teo L, Elfenbaum P, Enslein V, Deuster PA, Berry K. Methodological approach to moving nutritional science evidence into practice. Nutr Rev. 2017;75(suppl_2):6-16.
  26. Cohen PA, Travis JC, Keizers PHJ, Deuster P, Venhuis BJ. Four experimental stimulants found in sports and weight loss supplements: 2-amino-6-methylheptane (octodrine), 1,4-dimethylamylamine (1,4-DMAA), 1,3-dimethylamylamine (1,3-DMAA) and 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (1,3-DMBA). Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017:1-6.
  27. Berry K, Deuster PA. Foreword: linking nutritional science to practice decisions in captive dining settings. Nutr Rev. 2017;75(suppl_2):1-5.
  28. Attipoe S, Manganello C, Scott JM, Deuster PA. Usefulness of a Risk Assessment Tool to Risk Stratify Dietary Supplements. Mil Med. 2017;182(11):e2086-e2091.
  29. Almeida-Suhett CP, Scott JM, Graham A, Chen Y, Deuster PA. Control diet in a high-fat diet study in mice: Regular chow and purified low-fat diet have similar effects on phenotypic, metabolic, and behavioral outcomes. Nutr Neurosci. 2017:1-10.
  30. Almeida-Suhett CP, Graham A, Chen Y, Deuster P. Behavioral changes in male mice fed a high-fat diet are associated with IL-1beta expression in specific brain regions. Physiol Behav. 2017;169:130-140.
  31. Abraham PA, Attipoe S, Kazman JB, Zeno SA, Poth M, Deuster PA. Role of plasma adiponectin /C-reactive protein ratio in obesity and type 2 diabetes among African Americans. Afr Health Sci. 2017;17(1):99-107.


  1. Yu T, Deuster P, Chen Y. Role of dynamin-related protein 1-mediated mitochondrial fission in resistance of mouse C2C12 myoblasts to heat injury. J Physiol. 2016;594(24):7419-7433.
  2. Yarnell AM, Deuster PA. Caffeine and Performance. J Spec Oper Med. 2016;16(4):64-70.
  3. Yarnell AM, Deuster P. Sleep As A Strategy For Optimizing Performance. J Spec Oper Med. 2016;16(1):81-85.
  4. Webber BJ, Casa DJ, Beutler AI, Nye NS, Trueblood WE, O'Connor FG. Preventing Exertional Death in Military Trainees: Recommendations and Treatment Algorithms From a Multidisciplinary Working Group. Mil Med. 2016;181(4):311-318.
  5. Tepe V, Yarnell A, Nindl BC, Van Arsdale S, Deuster PA. Women in Combat: Summary of Findings and a Way Ahead. Mil Med. 2016;181(1 Suppl):109-118.
  6. Sylvester JE, Belval LN, Casa DJ, O'Connor FG. Exertional Heat Stroke and American Football: What the Team Physician Needs to Know. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016;45(6):340-348.
  7. Stearns RL, Casa DJ, O'Connor FG, Lopez RM. A Tale of Two Heat Strokes: A Comparative Case Study. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2016;15(2):94-97.
  8. Nye NS, de la Motte SJ. Rationale for Embedded Musculoskeletal Care in Air Force Training and Operational Units. J Athl Train. 2016;51(11):846-848.
  9. Nelson DA, Deuster PA, Kurina LM. Sickle Cell Trait and Rhabdomyolysis among U.S. Army Soldiers. N Engl J Med. 2016;375(17):1696.
  10. 10. Magee CD, Witte S, Kwok RM, Deuster PA. Mission Compromised? Drug-Induced Liver Injury From Prohormone Supplements Containing Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids in Two Deployed U.S. Service Members. Mil Med. 2016;181(9):e1169-1171.
  11. Knapik JJ, O'Connor FG. Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention. J Spec Oper Med. 2016;16(3):65-71.
  12. Kazman JB, de la Motte S, Gribbin TC, Galecki J, Deuster PA, O'Connor F. Improving physical performance tests: time to include a psychologist. Br J Sports Med. 2016.
  13. Harmon KG, Drezner JA, O'Connor FG, Asplund C, Finnoff JT. Should Electrocardiograms Be Part of the Preparticipation Physical Examination? Pm r. 2016;8(3 Suppl):S24-35.
  14. Givens ML, Deuster PA, Kupchak BR. CHAMP Symposium on Androgens, Anabolic Steroids, and Related Substances: What We Know and What We Need to Know. Mil Med. 2016;181(7):680-686.
  15. Drezner JA, O'Connor FG, Harmon KG, et al. AMSSM Position Statement on Cardiovascular Preparticipation Screening in Athletes: Current Evidence, Knowledge Gaps, Recommendations and Future Directions. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2016;15(5):359-375.
  16. DiStefano LJ, Marshall SW, Padua DA, et al. The Effects of an Injury Prevention Program on Landing Biomechanics Over Time. Am J Sports Med. 2016;44(3):767-776.
  17. Deuster PA, Tepe V. Why a "Women in Combat Symposium"? Mil Med. 2016;181(1 Suppl):1-3.
  18. de la Motte SJ, Lisman P, Sabatino M, Beutler AI, O'Connor FG, Deuster PA. The Relationship Between Functional Movement, Balance Deficits, and Previous Injury History in Deploying Marine Warfighters. J Strength Cond Res. 2016;30(6):1619-1625.
  19. de la Motte SJ, Gribbin TC, Lisman P, Beutler AI, Deuster P. The Interrelationship of Common Clinical Movement Screens: Establishing Population-Specific Norms in a Large Cohort of Military Applicants. J Athl Train. 2016;51(11):897-904.
  20. Buckenmaier CC, 3rd, Galloway KT, Polomano RC, Deuster PA. Pain as a Barrier to Human Performance: A Focus on Function for Self-Reporting Pain With the Defense Veterans Pain Rating Scale. J Spec Oper Med. 2016;16(2):82-87.
  21. Brooks JR, Oketch-Rabah H, Low Dog T, et al. Safety and performance benefits of arginine supplements for military personnel: a systematic review. Nutr Rev. 2016;74(11):708-721.
  22. Attipoe S, Leggit J, Deuster PA. Caffeine Content in Popular Energy Drinks and Energy Shots. Mil Med. 2016;181(9):1016-1020.
  23. Attipoe S, Cohen PA, Eichner A, Deuster PA. Variability of Stimulant Levels in Nine Sports Supplements Over a 9-Month Period. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2016;26(5):413-420.
  24. Asplund CA, O'Connor FG. Challenging Return to Play Decisions: Heat Stroke, Exertional Rhabdomyolysis, and Exertional Collapse Associated With Sickle Cell Trait. Sports Health. 2016;8(2):117-125.
  25. Asplund CA, O'Connor FG. The Evidence Against Cardiac Screening Using Electrocardiogram in Athletes. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2016;15(2):81-85.