Considering Options On Graduation and Why I Chose DoD Research

Marc Taylor
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Military Science Research
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In May 2005, I completed my doctoral work in Exercise and Sport Science, specializing in sport psychology and exercise physiology. Up to that point, I had been pursuing two major research interests 1) the effects of physical activity and exercise on multiple physical and psychological health outcomes, and 2) factors influencing human performance in “extreme” environments, such as extreme sports (e.g., rock climbing, mountaineering) as well as occupational environments (e.g., firefighting ...