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NEWS | Sept. 1, 2016

Air Force Partners with Athletes and Coaches for Evaluation of Stress and Development of Recovery Methods

  • COMPANY NAME: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • TECHNICAL PROJECT OFFICE: Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), 711th Human Performance Wing (711 HPW), has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Ohio State University (OSU).

This collaboration will provide the 711th HPW access to immediate, continuous data so appropriate procedures can be developed using Division 1 athletes that exhibit similar strength, power, and mentality as Spec Ops warfighters.

Special Operations (Spec Ops) in the Department of Defense are elite both physically and mentally due to the training they endure. Since Spec Ops personnel are not readily accessible at Wright-Patterson AFB, unique handson insight was required for rapid acceleration of human performance monitoring research, technology and tools for the battlefield.

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