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Resilience and high performance: What the wildland fire community can learn from the U.S. Military


Saveland, James. 2011. Resilience and high performance: What the wildland fire community can learn from the U.S. Military. In: Robinson, M.; Ziegler, J.; Alexander, M.E.,; Bushey, C.L.; Ekstrom, M., comps. Program and Abstracts of 11th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit; 4-8 April 2011; Missoula, MT. Missoula, MT: International Association of Wildland Fire. p. 53-54.

Recent advances in the science of psychology are rapidly mending the Cartesian mind-body rift. The U.S. Military has recognized the importance of mental fitness to compliment physical fitness. Health-of- the-Force was a strategic priority of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 2009-2010. Wellness enhancement and training is one of the four focus areas of a Department of Defense task force report, The Challenge and the Promise: Strengthening the Force, Preventing Suicide, and Saving Lives; issued in August of 2010.

Keywords: fitness, performance


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Resilience and high performance: What the wildland fire community can learn from the U.S. Military
Electronic Publish Date: October 6, 2011
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