Army Science Board Visit

The Army Science Board study group on "Army Efforts to Enhance Soldier and Team Performance", led by study chair, MG (ret) Lester Martinez-Lopez, and fellow study group members Major Michael Dretsch from the Army TRADOC Human Dimension Division, Dr. Jill JoAnn Keith from Winston-Salem State University, Ms. Justine Federici from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, and  Dr. Nancy Chesser visited the UPITT Neuromuscular Research Laboratory/Warrior Human Performance Research Center (NMRL/WHPRC) on 14 April 2016. The faculty presented and overviewed their research on military human performance optimization and injury prevention research with the Department of Defense. MG (ret) Martinez-Lopez commented to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Science Dean, Dr. Anthony Delitto, that the NMRL research was "on target" and making some valuable contributions to better understand Soldier readiness.