Selected Publications


  1. Yu T, Wang L, Zhang L, Deuster PA. Mitochondrial fission as a therapeutic target for metabolic diseases: Insights into antioxidant strategies. Antioxidants (Basel). May 27 2023;12(6)doi:10.3390/antiox12061163. PubMed PMID: 37371893
  2. Webber BJ, Deuster PA, Fraser JJ, et al. Research agenda for physical activity promotion to enhance health and performance in the military community. BMJ Mil Health. Nov 10 2023;doi:10.1136/military-2023-002565. PubMed PMID: 37949478 
  3. Van Arsdale S, Cooper V, Bernhardt JS, et al. Bridging total force fitness and whole health in cardiovascular disease prevention. Mil Med. Sep 4 2023;188(Suppl 5):38–42. doi:10.1093/milmed/usad166. PubMed PMID: 37665591
  4. Trumbo PR, Kirkpatrick KM, Roberts J, Smith P, Zecca P. Perspective: Challenges and Strategies to Reduce the Sodium Content of Foods by the Food Service Industry. Adv Nutr. Jul 2023;14(4):592-598. doi:10.1016/j.advnut.2023.04.013. PubMed PMID: 37149264
  5. Troncoso MR, Wilson C, Scott JM, Deuster PA. Exploring influences of eating behaviors among emerging adults in the military. J Nutr Educ Behav. May 2023;55(5):331–342. doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2023.02.004. PubMed PMID: 37164549
  6. Trego LL, Deuster PA. Introduction to women in combat. Mil Med. Jul 25 2023;188(Suppl 4):1–2. doi:10.1093/milmed/usac358. PubMed PMID: 37490558
  7. Scott JM, Linderman JR, Deuster PA. Hydration: Tactical and practical strategies. J Spec Oper Med. Mar 15 2023;23(1):88–91. doi:10.55460/QOBG-HTOX. PubMed PMID: 36827684
  8. Scott JM, Deuster PA. Role of nutrition in human performance in military populations. BMJ Mil Health. Feb 15 2023;doi:10.1136/military-2022-002311. PubMed PMID: 36792226
  9. Roberts WO, O'Connor FG. Exertional heat illness consensus response. Current sports medicine reports. Apr 1 2023;22(4):150. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000001057. PubMed PMID: 37036464
  10. Roberts WO, Armstrong LE, Sawka MN, Yeargin SW, Heled Y, O'Connor FG. ACSM expert consensus statement on exertional heat illness: Recognition, management, and return to activity. Current sports medicine reports. Apr 1 2023;22(4):134–149. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000001058. PubMed PMID: 37036463
  11. Rittenhouse MA, Barringer ND, Jaffe DA, Morogiello JM, Kegel JL, McNally BA, Deuster PA. Omega-3 Index improves after increased intake of foods with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids among US service academy cadets. Nutr Res. Sep 2023;117:30–37. doi:10.1016/j.nutres.2023.06.005. PubMed PMID: 37437467
  12. Park GH, Scarboro, N.E. Total Force Fitness: Bridging Performance Optimization and Health Approaches for Warfighter Readiness and Psychological Health. International Review of the Armed Forces Medical Services. 2023;96(3):4-10.
  13. O'Connor FG, Kearney FH. Leadership lessons learned from the military. Clin Sports Med. Apr 2023;42(2):301–315. doi:10.1016/j.csm.2022.11.003. PubMed PMID: 36907628
  14. Messina LA, Park GH. Total Force Fitness Education: A critical enabler of human performance optimization. Mil Med. Sep 4 2023;188(Suppl 5):12–15. doi:10.1093/milmed/usad205. PubMed PMID: 37665585
  15. McCarthy RG, Park GH, Barczak-Scarboro NE, Barrientos S, Chamberlin RA, Hansom A, Messina LA. Social fitness and the social domain: A holistic approach based on total force fitness. J Spec Oper Med. Oct 5 2023;23(3):85–90. doi:10.55460/TRM7-423O. PubMed PMID: 37699257
  16. Kirkpatrick KM, Kleinberger CA, Moylan EM, Bukhari AS, Deuster PA. Nutrition program fidelity assessment tool: A framework for optimising implementation in military dining facilities. Public Health Nutr. Jan 2023;26(1):219–228. doi:10.1017/S1368980022001896. PubMed PMID: 36226363
  17. Kirkpatrick K, Kleinberger C, Kazman J, Libretto S, Boyd C, Deuster PA. Total force kitchen: Exploring active-duty service member performance optimization through cooking. J Integr Complement Med. Jun 27 2023. doi:10.1089/jicm.2023.0025. PubMed PMID: 37367196
  18. Kirkpatrick K, Billington J, Robinson D. Ready-to-use-item database to improve nutrition labeling program efficiency. J Food Compos Anal. 2023/12/01/ 2023;124:105704. doi:10.1016/j.jfca.2023.105704
  19. Kegel JL, Kazman JB, Clifton DR, Emanuele P, Nelson DA, Deuster PA. The combined effects of coping and pain interference on army readiness. Original Research. Front Pain Res (Lausanne). 2023;4:1175574. doi:10.3389/fpain.2023.1175574. PubMed PMID: 37654909
  20. Ho E, Drake VJ, Michels AJ, et al. Perspective: Council for responsible nutrition science in session. Optimizing health with nutrition-opportunities, gaps, and the future. Adv Nutr. Sep 2023;14(5):948–958. doi:10.1016/j.advnut.2023.05.015. PubMed PMID: 37270030
  21. Herring SA, Kibler WB, Putukian M, et al. Initial Assessment and Management of Select Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Team Physician Consensus Statement. Med Sci Sports Exerc. Oct 17 2023;doi:10.1249/mss.0000000000003324. PubMed PMID: 37847756
  22. Givens M, O'Connor FG, Deuster PA. Total force fitness summit 2021: Maximizing the health and well-being of service members and their families. Mil Med. Sep 4 2023;188(Suppl 5):4–7. doi:10.1093/milmed/usac440. PubMed PMID: 37665586
  23. Deuster PA, Meyer VM, Langevin HM. Total force fitness: Making holistic, integrated whole-person research a DoD priority. Mil Med. Sep 4 2023;188(Suppl 5):8–11. doi:10.1093/milmed/usad214. PubMed PMID: 37665579
  24. DeGroot DW, Henderson KN, O'Connor FG. Cooling modality effectiveness and mortality associate with prehospital care of exertional heat stroke Casualities. J Emerg Med. Feb 2023;64(2):175–180. doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2022.12.015. PubMed PMID: 36806435
  25. Currie TL, Engler MM, Krauthamer V, Scott JM, Deuster PA, Flagg TP. Considerations for optimizing warfighter psychological health with a research-based flavonoid approach: A review. Nutrients. Feb 27 2023;15(5) 1204. doi:10.3390/nu15051204. PubMed PMID: 36904203
  26. Crawford C, Brown LL, Costello RB, Deuster PA. Immune supplements under the magnifying glass: An expert panel develops priorities and evidence-based recommendations for future research regarding dietary supplements. J Integr Complement Med. Apr 2023;29(4):261–267. doi:10.1089/jicm.2022.0800. PubMed PMID: 36862130
  27. Costello RB, Lindsey AT, Deuster P. Challenges in reporting adverse events from dietary supplements. Nutr Today. Jan-Feb 2023;58(1):34–38. doi:10.1097/nt.0000000000000587. PubMed PMID: 37588673
  28. Clifton DR, Nelson DA, Sammy Choi Y, Edgeworth D, Shell D, Deuster PA. Financial impact of embedded injury-prevention experts in US Army initial entry training. J Athl Train. Jun 1 2023;58(6):511–518. doi:10.4085/1062-6050-0353.22. PubMed PMID: 36583956
  29. Bunin J, Scott JM, Landoll R, Servey JT, Konopasky A. Making allyship visible: evaluation of a faculty development DEI curriculum. Med Educ Online. Dec 2023;28(1):2241182. doi:10.1080/10872981.2023.2241182. PubMed PMID: 37519051
  30. Bullock GS, Dartt CE, Ricker EA, et al. Barriers and facilitators to implementation of musculoskeletal injury mitigation programmes for military service members around the world: a scoping review. Inj Prev. Aug 23 2023;doi:10.1136/ip-2023-044905. PubMed PMID: 37620010
  31. Bozzay JD, Nelson DA, Clifton DR, et al. Comparing functional outcomes in minimally invasive versus open inguinal hernia repair using the army physical fitness test. Hernia. Feb 2023;27(1):105–111. doi:10.1007/s10029-022-02650-6. PubMed PMID: 35953738


  1. Yu T, Park YM, Wang L, Deuster PA. L-citrulline prevents heat-induced mitochondrial dysfunction and cell injury through nitric oxide-mediated Drp1 inhibition in mouse C2C12 myoblasts. Br J Nutr. Jul 6 2022:1–24. doi:10.1017/s0007114522001982. PubMed PMID: 35791786
  2. Yu T, Dohl J, Park YM, et al. Protective effects of dietary curcumin and astaxanthin against heat-induced ROS production and skeletal muscle injury in male and female C57BL/6J mice. Life Sci. Jan 1 2022;288:120160. doi:10.1016/j.lfs.2021.120160. PubMed PMID: 34801514
  3. Webber BJ, Bornstein DB, Deuster PA, O'Connor FG, Park S, Rose KM, Whitfield GP. BMI and physical activity, military-aged U.S. population 2015-2020. Am J Prev Med. Jan 2023;64(1):66–75. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2022.08.008. PubMed PMID: 36155710
  4. van der Wee MJL, Vogels S, Bakker EWP, O'Connor FG, Hoencamp R, Zimmermann WO. Association between intracompartmental pressures in the deep posterior compartment of the leg and conservative rreatment outcome for exercise-related leg pain in military service members. Arch Rehabil Res Clin Transl. Dec 2022;4(4):100232. doi:10.1016/j.arrct.2022.100232. PubMed PMID: 36545516
  5. Rittenhouse M, Sambuughin N, Deuster P. Optimization of Omega-3 Index levels in athletes at the US naval academy: Personalized omega-3 fatty acid dosage and molecular denetic Approaches. Nutrients. 2022;14(14):2966. doi:10.3390/nu14142966. PubMed PMID: 35889922
  6. Rittenhouse M, Deuster PA. Omega-3 fatty acids: Benefits for performance and recovery. J Spec Oper Med. Dec 16 2022;22(4):97–101. doi:10.55460/6I33-5IPR. PubMed PMID: 36525021
  7. Park GH, Knust SK, Haselhuhn S, et al. Advancing the practice of contemporary military performance psychology: A full-spectrum approach to psychological health and readiness. J Spec Oper Med. Spring 2022;22(1):115–120. doi:10.55460/18db-itve. PubMed PMID: 35278327
  8. O'Connor FG, Franzos MA, Nye NS, et al. Response to letter to the editor. Curr sports med rep. May 1 2022;21(5):164–165. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000000958. PubMed PMID: 35522442
  9. Nye NS, Grubic T, Kim M, O'Connor FG, Deuster PA. Universal training precautions: A review of evidence and recommendations for prevention of exercise-related injury, illness, and death. J Athl Train. Jun 20 2022; doi:10.4085/1062-6050-0400.21. PubMed PMID: 35724358
  10. Nelson DA, Huh J, Clifton DR, Edgeworth DB, Shell D, Choi YS, Deuster PA. Rates of lapidus procedures in the US military before and after the advent of and advocacy for tri-Plane Lapidus Corrective Surgery. J Foot Ankle Surg. Mar–Apr 2022;62(2):327–332. doi:10.1053/j.jfas.2022.08.010. PubMed PMID: 36137898
  11. Kleinberger CA, Bukhari AS, Kirkpatrick KM, et al. Go for Green® nutrition program: Translating evidence into practice. Mil Med. May 16 2023;188(5-6):1046–1053. doi:10.1093/milmed/usab503. PubMed PMID: 37191636
  12. Kazman JB, Bonner JA, Kegel JL, Nelson DA, Deuster PA. Leading indicators of readiness among the general Army and Special Operations Forces: Predictive and psychometric analysis of the Global Assessment Tool. Mil Psychol. 2022:1–13. doi:10.1080/08995605.2022.2139121
  13. Johnston JJ, Dirksen RT, Girard T, et al. Updated variant curation expert panel criteria and pathogenicity classifications for 251 variants for RYR1-related malignant hyperthermia susceptibility. Hum Mol Genet. Jul 15 2022; doi:10.1093/hmg/ddac145. PubMed PMID: 35849058
  14. Franklin BA, Sallis RE, O'Connor FG. Exercise prescription and guidance for adults. In: Karl B Fields, ed. UptoDate, Inc; 2022. UpToDate.
  15. DeGroot DW, O'Connor FG, Roberts WO. Exertional heat stroke: An evidence based approach to clinical assessment and management. Exp Physiol. Jun 30 2022. doi:10.1113/EP090488. PubMed PMID: 35771080
  16. DeGroot D, Henderson K, O'Connor F. Exertional heat illness at Fort Benning, GA: Unique insights from the Army Heat Center. MSMR. Apr 1 2022;29(4):2–7. PubMed PMID: 35608507
  17. Currie TL, Engler MM, Olsen CH, et al. The effects of berry extracts on oxidative stress in mechanism. Molecules. Apr 27 2022;27(9):2789. doi:10.3390/molecules27092789. PubMed PMID: 35566133
  18. Crawford C, Walter AR, Avula B, et al. Relative safety and quality of various dietary supplement products U.S. Service Members ask about. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2022:1–8. doi:10.1080/15563650.2022.2036751. PubMed PMID: 35156875
  19. Crawford C, Brown LL, Costello RB, Deuster PA. Select dietary supplement ingredients for preserving and protecting the immune system in healthy individuals: A systematic review. Nutrients. Nov 1 2022;14(21):4604. doi:10.3390/nu14214604. PubMed PMID: 36364865
  20. Crawford C, Avula B, Lindsey AT, Walter A, Katragunta K, Khan IA, Deuster PA. Analysis of select dietary supplement products marketed to support or boost the immune system. JAMA Netw Open. Aug 1 2022;5(8):e2226040. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.26040. PubMed PMID: 35947382
  21. Chen Y, Yu T, Deuster PA. Acute heat stress-indued apoptosis in mouse skeletal muscle is not associated with alteration of glutamine homeostasis. PloS one. 2022;17(11):1–12. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0278176. PubMed PMID: 36441734
  22. Chamberlin RA, McCarthy R, Lunasco TK, Park GH, Deuster PA. Critical competencies of military embedded health and performance professionals: The "Culture General" approach. J Spec Oper Med. 2022;22(3):118–123. doi:10.55460/y5o4-7wuz. PubMed PMID: 35862851
  23. Cameron KL, Peck KY, Davi SM, et al. Association between landing Error Scoring System (LESS) items and the incidence rate of lower extremity stress fracture. Orthop J Sports Med. Jun 2022;10(6):23259671221100790. doi:10.1177/23259671221100790. PubMed PMID: 25811846
  24. Bouchama A, Abuyassin B, Lehe C, et al. Classic and exertional heatstroke. Nat Rev Dis Primers. Feb 3 2022;8(1):8. doi:10.1038/s41572-021-00334-6. PubMed PMID: 35115565


  1. Zubizarreta JR, Umhau JC, Deuster PA, et al. Evaluating the heterogeneous effect of a modifiable risk factor on suicide: The case of vitamin D deficiency. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. Nov 5 2021:e1897. doi:10.1002/mpr.1897. PubMed PMID: 34739164
  2. Yu T, Dohl J, Park YM, et al. Protective effects of dietary curcumin and astaxanthin against heat-induced ROS production and skeletal muscle injury in male and female C57BL/6J mice. Life Sci. Nov 18 2021;288:120160. doi:10.1016/j.lfs.2021.120160. PubMed PMID: 34801514
  3. Whaley D, Sylvester JE, Deuster PA. A Threat to Military Combat Power: Dietary Supplements. Am J Med. Dec 2021;134(12):1560-1563. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2021.07.026. PubMed PMID: 34411520
  4. Weiner CM, Kazman JB, Abraham PA, Deuster PA. Perceptual strain in a compensable hot environment: Accuracy and clinical correlates. J Therm Biol. Aug 2021;100:102863. doi:10.1016/j.jtherbio.2021.102863. PubMed PMID: 34503767
  5. Webber BJ, Nye NS, Harmon KG, O'Connor FG. Exertional Rhabdomyolysis, Sickle Cell Trait, and "Military Misdirection". Curr Sports Med Rep. Oct 1 2021;20(10):562-563. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000000897. PubMed PMID: 33523681
  6. 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. Jan 2021;28(1):15-19. PubMed PMID: 33523681
  7. Vogels S, Bakker EWP, O'Connor FG, Hoencamp R, Zimmermann WO. The association between intracompartmental pressures in the anterior compartment of the leg and conservative treatment outcome for exercise-related leg pain in military service members. Arch Rehabil Res Clin Transl. 2021/12/04/ 2021:100171. doi:10.1016/j.arrct.2021.100171.
  8. Unnikrishnan G, Hatwar R, Hornby S… Kazman JB et al. A 3-D virtual human thermoregulatory model to predict whole-body and organ-specific heat-stress responses. Eur J Appl Physiol. Sep 2021;121(9):2543-2562. doi:10.1007/s00421-021-04698-1. PubMed PMID: 34089370
  9. 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.
  10. Scott JM, Swallow EA, Metzger CE, et al. Iron deficiency and high-intensity running interval training do not impact femoral or tibial bone in young female rats. Br J Nutr. Nov 11 2021:1-8. doi:10.1017/S0007114521004426. PubMed PMID: 34758890
  11. Ryan AT, Postolache TT, Taub DD, … Deuster PA. Serum Fatty Acid Latent Classes Are Associated With Suicide in a Large Military Personnel Sample. J Clin Psychiatry. Feb 23 2021;82(2). doi:10.4088/JCP.20m13275. PubMed PMID: 33988928
  12. Roberts WO, Armstrong LE, Sawka MN, Yeargin SW, Heled Y, O'Connor FG. ACSM Expert Consensus Statement on Exertional Heat Illness: Recognition, Management, and Return to Activity. Curr Sports Med Rep. Sep 1 2021;20(9):470-484. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000000878. PubMed PMID: 34524191
  13. 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. Jan 25 2021;186(Suppl 1):775-783. doi:10.1093/milmed/usaa339. PubMed PMID: 33499478
  14. 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". Curr Sports Med Rep. Jan 1 2021;20(1):47-56. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000000801. PubMed PMID: 33395130
  15. Nye NS, Kasper K, Madsen CM, , … Deuster PA, & O’Connor FG. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: A Military Medicine Perspective. Curr Sports Med Rep. Mar 1 2021;20(3):169-178. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000000822. PubMed PMID: 33655999
  16. Nelson DA, Deuster PA, O'Connor FG, Edgeworth DB, Kurina LM. An investigation of sickle cell trait, body mass index, and fitness in relation to venous thromboembolism among African American adults. J Thromb Haemost. Sep 2021;19(9):2216-2224. doi:10.1111/jth.15422. PubMed PMID: 34105875
  17. Miller KC, Casa DJ, Adams WM, … O’Connor F, Smith MS. Roundtable on Preseason Heat Safety in Secondary School Athletics: Prehospital Care of Patients With Exertional Heat Stroke. J Athl Train. Apr 21 2021;56(4):372-382. doi:10.4085/1062-6050-0173.20. PubMed PMID: 33290540
  18. Kegel JL, Kazman JB, Clifton DR, Deuster PA, de la Motte SJ. Self-Reported Health Indicators in the US Army: Longitudinal Analysis From a Population Surveillance System, 20142018. Am J Public Health. Nov 2021;111(11):2064-2074. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2021.306456. PubMed PMID: 34499537
  19. Kaplan AJ, Nelson DA, Bozzay JD, et al. Comparing Functional Outcomes in Minimally Invasive vs Open Inguinal Herniorrhaphy Using the Army Physical Fitness Test. J Am Coll Surg. 2021;233(5):e58-e59. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2021.08.156.
  20. 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. Jan 2021;53:27-33. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2020.08.011. PubMed PMID: 32835771
  21. Johnston JJ, Dirksen RT, Girard T, … Sambuughin N, et al. Variant curation expert panel recommendations for RYR1 pathogenicity classifications in malignant hyperthermia susceptibility. Genet Med. Jul 2021;23(7):1288-1295. doi:10.1038/s41436-021-01125-w. PubMed PMID: 33767344
  22. Herring S, Kibler WB, Putukian M, … O’Connor FG, Sutton KM. Selected Issues in Sport-Related Concussion (SRC | Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement. Curr Sports Med Rep. Aug 1 2021;20(8):420-431. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000000871. PubMed PMID: 34357889
  23. Gutierrez IA, Alders EA, Abulhawa Z, Deuster PA. VICTORS: A Conceptual Framework for Implementing and Measuring Military Spiritual Fitness. Mil Behav Health. 2021;9(4):375-389. doi:10.1080/21635781.2021.1895922.
  24. Deuster PA, Scott JM. Intermittent Fasting: Can It Help Optimize Human Performance? J Spec Oper Med. Summer 2021;21(2):92-97. PubMed PMID: 34105130
  25. Crawford C, Boyd C, Deuster PA. Dietary Supplement Ingredients for Optimizing Cognitive Performance Among Healthy Adults: A Systematic Review. J Altern Complement Med. Nov 2021;27(11):940-958. doi:10.1089/acm.2021.0135. PubMed PMID: 34370563
  26. Crawford C, Boyd C, Brown L, … Deuster PA. Prioritized research recommendations and potential solutions: addressing gaps surrounding dietary supplement ingredients for boosting brain health and optimizing cognitive performance. Nutr Res. Nov 21 2021;96:9-19. doi:10.1016/j.nutres.2021.10.001. PubMed PMID: 34890857
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  28. Chen Y, Yu T, Deuster P. Astaxanthin Protects Against Heat-induced Mitochondrial Alterations in Mouse Hypothalamus. Neuroscience. Nov 10 2021;476:12-20. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2021.09.010. PubMed PMID: 34543676
  29. Chen Y, Yu T. Mouse liver is more resistant than skeletal muscle to heat-induced apoptosis. Cell Stress Chaperones. Jan 2021;26(1):275-281. doi:10.1007/s12192-020-01163-4. PubMed PMID: 32880059
  30. Caohuy H, Eidelman O, Chen T, et al. Common cardiac medications potently inhibit ACE2 binding to the SARS-CoV-2 Spike, and block virus penetration and infectivity in human lung cells. Sci Rep. Nov 12 2021;11(1):22195. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-01690-9. PubMed PMID: 34773067
  31. Cacace S, Smith E, Desmarais S, Alders E. Locale Matters: Regional Needs of U.S. Military Service Members and Veterans. Mil Behav Health. 2021:1-14. doi:10.1080/21635781.2021.1990813.
  32. Boden BP, Ahmed AE, Fine KM, Craven MJ, Deuster PA. Baseline Aerobic Fitness in High School and College Football Players: Critical for Prescribing Safe Exercise Regimens. Sports health. Nov 20 2021:19417381211058458. doi:10.1177/19417381211058458. PubMed PMID: 34806472
  33. 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. 2021/01/04 2021;9:e10519. doi: 10.7717/peerj.10519. PubMed PMID: 33505785
  34. 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
  35. 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. Feb 2021;55(3):181-182. Epub 2020/08/20 doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103091. PubMed PMID: 32819919
  36. Abraham PA, Kazman JB, Bonner JA, Olmert MD, Yount RA, Deuster PA. Effects of training service dogs on service members with PTSD: A pilot-feasibility randomized study with mixed methods. Mil Psychol. 2021:1-10. doi:10.1080/08995605.2021.1984126


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  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
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  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
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  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
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  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
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  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
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  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.


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  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.
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  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.
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  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.