Event | 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance
Defence Science and Technology (DST) hosted the 4th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance (ICSPP) in 2017. The ICSPP is the most important international conference in applied military human performance research and therefore attracts experts from all over the world. The congress covers a broad range of disciplines including physical training programs and adaptations, occupational and physical performance, testing and assessment, injury prevention, public health and health promotion, nutritional considerations, human factors, ergonomics, equipment design, biomechanics, load carriage, gender integration issues, thermoregulation and environmental issues, deployment considerations, and psychological and cognitive factors. The 4th ICSPP applied a lifecycle theme whereby symposia, poster sessions and featured science sessions by international experts were organized across key areas including recruitment, training, operational deployment and sustainment.