ARMS. See Assessment of Recruit Motivation and Strength

Army

attrition patterns, 80, 85–86

body weight and composition standards, 117, 118

delayed entry program, 31

mental disorder patterns, 141, 145

occupational specialty placement, 40

physical fitness of inductees, 66

Physical Fitness Test, 70, 71

recruiting goal attainment, 11–12, 21

substance use policies, 153

tobacco use in, 163, 169–170, 174

waiver authority, 29

Army Accessions Command, 64

Army Longitudinal Study, 16

Assessment of Recruit Motivation and Strength (ARMS), 31, 50

Asthma, 2

attrition patterns, 8, 131–132, 133–134, 187

cost of care, 8, 132, 187

as dichotomous assessment criteria, 48

as disqualifying condition, 3, 128, 131–132, 134, 187

epidemiological patterns and trends, 3, 127, 133, 187

medical management, 132–133

medical outcomes, 128, 133, 187

in military population, 128–132, 133–134

recommendations for enlistment standards, 10, 134, 188, 196

research needs, 134, 187–188

risk factors, 131

waiver requests, 128–131

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), 143

enlistment disqualifications, 144

enlistment standards, 142, 145, 188

pharmacotherapy, 138, 139, 140

prescreening, 150, 190

prevalence, 4, 136, 140

substance use risk and, 4, 136

Attitudes toward enlistment, 10, 12

Attrition

asthma-related, 131–132, 133–134, 187

body composition risk factors, 119–121, 185–186

cost-performance trade-off analysis, 57–58

costs, 49, 54

discharge for conditions existing prior to service, 145

educational attainment and, 38–39, 49, 51–52, 54

as enlistment outcome measure, 6–8, 49, 50, 51–52

mental disorder as basis for, 140–141, 142, 144, 145, 188, 195–196

musculoskeletal injury as cause of, 80, 181

patterns and trends, 7, 79, 80, 86, 108, 186

research methodology, 6–7, 15–16, 17

research needs, 9, 107, 108, 195–196

risk factors, 16, 80–82, 85–89, 119–121, 185–186

risk reduction strategies, 8–9, 99–106, 195

substance use outcomes, 159–161, 192–193

tobacco use and, 8, 168–172, 193–194, 196

of tobacco use standards, 172–174

waivers of disqualification and, 7–8, 17, 159, 160–161, 192–193

B

Back pain, 109

Basic training

body composition changes in, 123–125

delayed entry program, 19

functional capacity assessment for risk reduction in, 100

gender-specific training programs, 105–106, 184

group exercises, 103

injury and attrition in, 7–8, 14, 79–80

injury and attrition risk reduction strategies, 100–106

injury risk factors, 80–85, 181

physical fitness assessment during, 2, 19, 32, 66

physical training in, 66–67, 181

purpose, 66, 102–103, 181

recommendations for redesigning, 9, 106, 195

tailored to fitness levels of recruits, 9, 14, 101, 102–105, 107, 195

Bipolar disorder, 142, 150, 190



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