Evidenced-Based Best Practices and Research 

Our team has served on an Executive Roundtable and Vision Sharing Board for Non-Profit and Community Participation in Achieving "World Class" Standards of Care and Services for Wounded Warriors at the New Joint Services Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.  They have also attended the Smithsonian/Navy Medicine Conference Series on Wounded Warrior Care – A series of distinguished ethics education conferences sponsored by the Office of Sponsored Projects of the Smithsonian Institution in partnership with the Navy Medicine Institute for the Medical Humanities and Research Leadership and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.   Our Nutrition educators are Certified Holistic Health Counselors that hold certificates in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University and the T. Collin Campbell Foundation, in addition to being graduates of the world’s leading and largest Holistic Nutrition School, The Institute of Integrative Nutrition.  Our Human Performance team is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine as Corrective Exercise Specialists and Personal Trainers, addition to being Certified Functional Movement Screen Professionals, Tactical Strength & Conditioning Facilitators, and Martial Arts Instructors.  Our registered Yoga Teachers hold advanced certifications in Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans, and the Yoga Warriors methodology for PTSD and Combat Operational Stress Reaction.  

EVIDENCE BASED / BEST PRACTICES THAT MEET THE NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY

 

HEALTH COACHING

https://nccih.nih.gov/health/military-veteran

http://www.wellcoaches.com/images/pdf/EvidenceForCoaching-PPT-Oct-2010.pdf

http://coachingcenter.functionalmedicinecoaching.org/ifm/

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20160601healthcoaching.html

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14662633

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22356599

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0738399114001347

https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/abs/10.1377/hlthaff.2010.0129

​​https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2009/11/mclean-launches-coaching-institute/

http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/31/priming-the-brain-to-be-a-better-dieter/?iid=hl-main-belt

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704314904575250352409843386.html

 

FUNCTIONAL & INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

https://www.ifm.org/

https://www.ifm.org/functional-medicine/

https://www.ifm.org/functional-medicine/patient-resource-center/

http://drhyman.com/blog/2010/12/21/educational-resources-for-physicians/

https://www.integrativepractitioner.com/whats-new/press-releases/research-confirms-efficacy-of-functional-medicine/

https://www.centerwatch.com/news-online/2017/01/09/acres-task-force-dagger-foundation-partner/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1781088/

https://www.med.unc.edu/phyrehab/pim/education/principles-and-practices-of-alternative-and-complementary-medicine

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3758540/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3833517/

 

MINDFULNESS & MEDITATION

 

iREST YOGA NIDRA

https://www.irest.us/research

 

YOGA & MEDITATION

http://warriorsatease.org/resources/research/

http://www.mindfulexperience.org/

https://news.brown.edu/articles/2013/02/mindfulness

http://mindfulyogatherapy.org/wp/about-yoga-for-veterans/tools-resources/

http://www.yogawarriors.com/research

http://www.veteransyogaproject.org/index.html

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18991515

 

 

STRESS MANAGEMENT & RESILIENCY TRAINING

 

BURRIS FUNCTIONAL EMOTIONAL WELLNESS COACHING

https://www.burrisinstitute.com/emotional-measurement/evidence-based

https://www.burrisinstitute.com/emotional-measurement/studies-and-results/subconscious-restructuring-epidemiology

 

RECREATIONAL THERAPY

https://www.va.gov/HEALTH/NewsFeatures/2016/February/The-Success-of-Recreation-Therapy-for-Veterans.asp

https://www.va.gov/health/NewsFeatures/20110712a.asp

http://www.pnpco.com/pn10000.html

 

 

INTEGRATIVE NUTRITION COOKING CLASSES

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4499482/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4644575/

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/transcripts/11993_ask-the-expert-gut-health

https://health.clevelandclinic.org/anti-inflammatory-diet-can-relieve-pain-age/

https://www.clinicalpainadvisor.com/painweek-2016/role-of-nutrition-in-modulating-chronic-pain/article/521163/

https://www.webmd.com/brain/news/20110420/nutrition-may-help-treat-traumatic-brain-injury#1

https://www.livescience.com/22367-digestive-system.html

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24983072

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3225186/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/your-brain-food/201712/nutritional-therapies-traumatic-brain-injury

 

 

POSTURAL RESTORATION

 

ANATOMY TRAINS METHODOLOGY

 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26281953

 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4173815/

 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3881462/ 

 

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

https://www.massagemag.com/therapeutic-insight-the-myofascial-release-perspectivewounded-warriors-7856/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4455610/

http://blog.nasm.org/training-benefits/foam-rolling-applying-the-technique-of-self-myofascial-release/

 

NEUROMUSCULAR RE-EDUCATION

https://www.nchpad.org/1407/6273/Exercise~for~People~with~a~Traumatic~Brain~Injury

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22840829

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4380661/

 

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SPORTS MEDICINE OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE MODEL

https://www.nasm.org/certified-personal-trainer/the-opt-model

https://www.nasm.org/about-nasm

http://www.trainsmartbuffalo.com/nasm-opt-template

http://www.thehealthygamer.com/2013/05/14/nasm-study-guide-chapter-1-the-scientific-rationale-for-integrated-training/

http://www.thehealthygamer.com/2013/06/12/nasm-study-guide-chapter-14-integrated-program-design-and-the-optimum-performance-training-opt-model/

http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/new-research-study-validates-benefits-integrated-training-optimum-performance-training-1169308.htm

 

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SPORTS MEDICINE

http://www.acsm.org/public-information/acsm-journals/medicine-science-in-sports-exercise

 

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT SYSTEMS

https://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/research/2012-03-15_fms_research_found_in_journals

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3924606/

 

ADAPTIVE SPORTS
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29111464

 

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

 

NATIONAL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ASSOCIATION

https://www.nsca.com/publications/

https://www.nsca.com/abstracts/

 

EXOS PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST

https://www.teamexos.com/

https://www.teamexos.com/casestudy/

https://www.teamexos.com/performance-assessments/

 

DOD / VA STUDIES, PROTOCOLS, BEST PRACTICES

http://www.psmag.com/health/a-state-military-mind-42839/#.T-ohqv_i2wQ.facebook

http://www.dcoe.health.mil/

http://hprc-online.org/total-force-fitness

http://www.amsus.org/images/stories/journal/Vol175No8S/TotalForceFitness.PDF

http://www.samueliinstitute.org/

https://www.veteranssleep.pitt.edu/

http://www.nmrl.pitt.edu/publication/injury-epidemiology-us-army-special-operations-forces

http://www.nmrl.pitt.edu/warrior-research