Harris R Lieberman

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognition during sustained operations: comparison of a laboratory simulation to field studies
    Harris R Lieberman
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick 01760 5007, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:929-35. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Caffeine use among active duty US Army soldiers
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:902-12, 912.e1-4. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Lipid and other plasma markers are associated with anxiety, depression, and fatigue
    Harris R Lieberman
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Health Psychol 31:210-6. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Hydration and cognition: a critical review and recommendations for future research
    Harris R Lieberman
    US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:555S-561S. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled test of 2 d of calorie deprivation: effects on cognition, activity, sleep, and interstitial glucose concentrations
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:667-76. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Use of dietary supplements among active-duty US Army soldiers
    Harris R Lieberman
    US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:985-95. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function and mood during acute cold stress after extended military training and recovery
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:629-36. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Severe decrements in cognition function and mood induced by sleep loss, heat, dehydration, and undernutrition during simulated combat
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:422-9. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of iron supplementation in female soldiers during military training: effects on iron status, physical performance, and mood
    James P McClung
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:124-31. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The fog of war: decrements in cognitive performance and mood associated with combat-like stress
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:C7-14. 2005

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Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognition during sustained operations: comparison of a laboratory simulation to field studies
    Harris R Lieberman
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick 01760 5007, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:929-35. 2006
    ..Our laboratory developed a brief, intense, laboratory-based simulation of a multistressor environment which included sleep loss, continuous physical activity, and food deprivation...
  2. doi request reprint Caffeine use among active duty US Army soldiers
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:902-12, 912.e1-4. 2012
    ..Labels of caffeine-containing products should provide caffeine content so individuals can make informed decisions...
  3. doi request reprint Lipid and other plasma markers are associated with anxiety, depression, and fatigue
    Harris R Lieberman
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Health Psychol 31:210-6. 2012
    ..During military basic combat training (BCT), mood state, physical performance and body composition substantially improve, providing an opportunity to examine relationships between mood and nutritional and hormonal biomarkers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hydration and cognition: a critical review and recommendations for future research
    Harris R Lieberman
    US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:555S-561S. 2007
    ..To the extent possible, efforts to blind both volunteers and investigators should be an important consideration in study design...
  5. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled test of 2 d of calorie deprivation: effects on cognition, activity, sleep, and interstitial glucose concentrations
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:667-76. 2008
    ..Therefore, test meals varying in caloric content, but indistinguishable in sensory characteristics, were formulated using hydrocolloid-based gels as the principal structural component...
  6. doi request reprint Use of dietary supplements among active-duty US Army soldiers
    Harris R Lieberman
    US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:985-95. 2010
    ..Anecdotal reports suggest that the use of dietary supplements (DSs) by soldiers may reflect their unique occupational requirements and the complexity of their job and family responsibilities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function and mood during acute cold stress after extended military training and recovery
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:629-36. 2009
    ..Acute cold stress is often accompanied by exposure to other adverse factors, such as sleep loss, under-nutrition, and psychological stress that singly and together may affect cognitive function...
  8. ncbi request reprint Severe decrements in cognition function and mood induced by sleep loss, heat, dehydration, and undernutrition during simulated combat
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:422-9. 2005
    ..Military exercises generate high levels of stress to simulate combat, providing a unique opportunity to examine cognitive and physiologic responses of normal humans to acute stress...
  9. doi request reprint Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of iron supplementation in female soldiers during military training: effects on iron status, physical performance, and mood
    James P McClung
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:124-31. 2009
    ..Decrements in iron status have been reported in female soldiers during military training. Diminished iron status adversely affects physical and cognitive performance...
  10. ncbi request reprint The fog of war: decrements in cognitive performance and mood associated with combat-like stress
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:C7-14. 2005
    ..Anecdotal reports from military conflicts suggest cognitive performance and mood are severely degraded by the stress of combat. However, little objective information is available to confirm these observations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of caffeine, sleep loss, and stress on cognitive performance and mood during U.S. Navy SEAL training. Sea-Air-Land
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 164:250-61. 2002
    ..When humans are acutely exposed to multiple stressors, cognitive performance is substantially degraded. Few practical strategies are available to sustain performance under such conditions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tyrosine supplementation mitigates working memory decrements during cold exposure
    Caroline R Mahoney
    US Army Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760 5020, USA
    Physiol Behav 92:575-82. 2007
    ..05). This study demonstrates cold exposure degrades cognitive performance and supplementation with TYR alleviates working memory decrements...
  13. doi request reprint Hydration effects on cognitive performance during military tasks in temperate and cold environments
    Gina E Adam
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Physiol Behav 93:748-56. 2008
    ..Moderate HYP had no effect on cognitive and psychomotor performance in either environment, cold exposure produced equivocal effects, and aerobic exercise improved some aspects of military task performance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of a protein free, high carbohydrate meal on rat coping behavior and neurotransmitter levels during heat stress
    Sylva K Yeghiayan
    Military Nutrition Division, United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 7:335-40. 2004
    ..The neurochemical basis for these effects may be a change in DA efflux, although other mechanisms cannot be ruled out...
  15. ncbi request reprint A low-protein diet alters rat behavior and neurotransmission in normothermic and hyperthermic environments
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Brain Res Bull 66:149-54. 2005
    ..This study demonstrates that changes in stress-related behaviors of adult animals occur following brief exposure to low-protein diets...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effects of movement and physical exertion on soldier vigilance
    Caroline R Mahoney
    U S Army Soldier Center, AMSRD NSC SS P, Natick, MA 01760 5020, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:B51-7. 2007
    ..To address relationships between movement, physical exertion, and cognitive performance, vigilance performance while soldiers walked with a heavy (40 kg) load was examined...
  17. doi request reprint Hypohydration and acute thermal stress affect mood state but not cognition or dynamic postural balance
    Brett R Ely
    Thermal and Mountain Medicine Division, United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Kansas St, Building 42, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1027-34. 2013
    ..Dynamic postural stability at 10 °C appeared to be hampered by low-grade shivering, but was otherwise maintained during HYP and thermal stress...
  18. ncbi request reprint Poor iron status is not associated with overweight or overfat in non-obese pre-menopausal women
    J Philip Karl
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, Massachusetts, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:37-42. 2009
    ..However, the relationship between iron status and body composition in non-obese adults remains unclear...
  19. doi request reprint Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of an iron-fortified food product in female soldiers during military training: relations between iron status, serum hepcidin, and inflammation
    J Philip Karl
    US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:93-100. 2010
    ..Iron status degrades in female soldiers during military training. Inflammation-mediated up-regulation of hepcidin, a key mediator of iron homeostasis, may be a contributing factor...
  20. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of military personnel
    William J Tharion
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 0176 5007, USA
    Appetite 44:47-65. 2005
    ..Compared to temperate conditions, total energy expenditures did not appear to be influenced by hot weather, but tended to be higher in the cold or high altitude conditions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Field assessment and enhancement of cognitive performance: development of an ambulatory vigilance monitor
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:B268-75. 2007
    ..This device acquires minute-by-minute information on an individual's physical activity and can distinguish sleep from waking, the most basic aspect of behavior...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of acute caloric restriction compared to caloric balance on the temporal response of the IGF-I system
    Paul C Henning
    Military Performance Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Metabolism 62:179-87. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint Caffeine effects on marksmanship during high-stress military training with 72 hour sleep deprivation
    William J Tharion
    US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:309-14. 2003
    ..Caffeine was administered to minimize deficits due to sleep deprivation...
  24. doi request reprint Appetite and endocrine regulators of energy balance after 2 days of energy restriction: insulin, leptin, ghrelin, and DHEA-S
    Stefan M Pasiakos
    Military Nutrition Division, U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1124-30. 2011
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  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of creatine monohydrate supplementation on obstacle course and multiple bench press performance
    John P Warber
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, Massachusetts 01760, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:500-8. 2002
    ..05) were observed after Cr ingestion. Creatine supplementation over 5 days improved performance during a controlled strength test but did not significantly improve military obstacle course performance...
  26. doi request reprint Bioavailable IGF-I is associated with fat-free mass gains after physical training in women
    Bradley C Nindl
    Military Performance Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:793-9. 2011
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  27. doi request reprint Acute caffeine consumption enhances the executive control of visual attention in habitual consumers
    Tad T Brunye
    US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Kansas St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Brain Cogn 74:186-92. 2010
    ..These results carry implications for the theorized interactions between caffeine, adenosine and dopamine in brain regions mediating visual attention...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of Garrison feeding for Special Forces soldiers during training
    William J Tharion
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Mil Med 169:483-90. 2004
    ..Extending meal times and providing additional meals or "take out" foods may allow energy needs of SF soldiers (approximately 4,200 kcal/day) to be met, while reducing the reliance on potentially less nutritious outside foods...
  29. ncbi request reprint Branched-chain amino acid supplementation and human performance when hypohydrated in the heat
    Samuel N Cheuvront
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Thermal and Mountain Medicine Division, Kansas St, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    J Appl Physiol 97:1275-82. 2004
    ..BC did not alter time-trial performance, cognitive performance, mood, perceived exertion, or perceived thermal comfort. We conclude that BCAA does not alter exercise or cognitive performance in the heat when subjects are hypohydrated...
  30. doi request reprint Female marine recruit training: mood, body composition, and biochemical changes
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:S671-6. 2008
    ..Our laboratory conducted a study of female recruits in USMC RT that assessed the nature and the extent of cognitive, nutritional, and physical changes that occur during this unique period of structured mental and physical training...
  31. pmc Vitamin D status in female military personnel during combat training
    Nancy E Andersen
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA, 01760, USA
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:38. 2010
    ..Future studies should strive to determine the impact of military clothing and seasonality on vitamin D status, as well as the functional impact of declining vitamin D status on bone health...
  32. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate administration during a day of sustained aerobic activity improves vigilance, as assessed by a novel ambulatory monitoring device, and mood
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:120-7. 2002
    ..The brain's utilization of glucose also increases during aerobic exercise. However, the effects of energy supplementation on cognitive function during sustained aerobic exercise are not well characterized...
  33. pmc Confidence in the efficacy and safety of dietary supplements among United States active duty army personnel
    Christina E Carvey
    Military Nutrition Division, U S, Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:182. 2012
    ..This study investigated factors associated with Soldiers' confidence in the efficacy and safety of DS, and assessed Soldiers' knowledge of federal DS regulatory requirements...
  34. pmc Long-term effects of provided low and high glycemic load low energy diets on mood and cognition
    Rachel A Cheatham
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Physiol Behav 98:374-9. 2009
    ..These findings suggest a negative effect of an HG weight loss diet on sub-clinical depression but, in contrast to a previous suggestion, provide no support for differential effects of LG versus HD diets on cognitive performance...
  35. doi request reprint Longitudinal decrements in iron status during military training in female soldiers
    James P McClung
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Br J Nutr 102:605-9. 2009
    ..Female athletes and military personnel should strive to maintain Fe status to optimise physical performance...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nutrition, brain function and cognitive performance
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine USARIEM, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Appetite 40:245-54. 2003
    ..Carbohydrate supplementation appears to enhance cognitive performance in soldiers engaged in sustained, intense physical activities that expend high levels of energy...
  37. doi request reprint Caffeine-induced physiological arousal accentuates global processing biases
    Caroline R Mahoney
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 99:59-65. 2011
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  38. ncbi request reprint Tyrosine prevents effects of hyperthermia on behavior and increases norepinephrine
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Building 42, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Physiol Behav 84:33-8. 2005
    ..In addition, it demonstrates that moderate heat stress impairs coping behavior, as well as working and reference memory...
  39. ncbi request reprint Nutrition knowledge and supplement use among elite U.S. army soldiers
    Maria E Bovill
    Military Nutrition Division, U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Mil Med 168:997-1000. 2003
    ..The most common information sources reportedly used were popular magazines/books (75%), friends/teammates (55%), physicians/nurses, radio/television (34%), and the Internet (31%)...
  40. doi request reprint Anticoagulant activity of select dietary supplements
    Michael J Stanger
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, Massachusetts 01760 5007, USA
    Nutr Rev 70:107-17. 2012
    ..However, the number of controlled studies in the literature is too limited to demonstrate consistent anticoagulant effects of dietary supplements alone or in combination with drug therapy...
  41. doi request reprint Vitamin d and physical performance
    Daniel S Moran
    Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Program, United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Sports Med 43:601-11. 2013
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  42. ncbi request reprint Mental energy: Assessing the cognition dimension
    Harris R Lieberman
    Nutr Rev 64:S10-3. 2006
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  43. ncbi request reprint A comparison of tyrosine against placebo, phentermine, caffeine, and D-amphetamine during sleep deprivation
    William F Waters
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 6:221-35. 2003
    ..Tyrosine (when compared to placebo) had no effect on any sleep related measure, but it did stimulate prolactin release...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of tyrosine, phentermine, caffeine D-amphetamine, and placebo on cognitive and motor performance deficits during sleep deprivation
    Richard A Magill
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 6:237-46. 2003
    ..As a naturally occurring amino acid, and thus amenable to nutritional strategies, tyrosine may deserve further testing...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cognitive methods for assessing mental energy
    Harris R Lieberman
    Nutr Neurosci 10:229-42. 2007
    ..These tests are sensitive to factors that both increase and decrease mental energy. Critical factors in the design and conduct of studies used to assess mental energy are also discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Caffeinated tube food effect on pilot performance during a 9-hour, simulated nighttime U-2 mission
    Brandon K Doan
    United States Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, CO 80840, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1034-40. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether moderate doses of caffeinated tube foods would enhance performance in a simulated U-2 mission...