Keeping aircraft systems, components, and equipment in top working order requires physical and mental sharpness and stamina. All maintainers are already physically active and could use information about injury avoidance and how to stay mentally strong.
Air cargo/freight is highly demanding on ground operations and flight support, as handling materials, staying on schedule, and meeting requirements place enormous stressors, both physically and mentally on everyone. Some of the most common health issues are the effects of overuse and repetitive strain injuries, convenience diets (with associated inflammation) and, deadline-driven stress. Health improvements
Flexibility and strategic thinking are your greatest strengths when it comes to offsetting the many physiological stressors and degenerative impacts of being flight crew members. At 12,500 – 50,000 feet, your circulatory and respiratory systems are most affected, even in pressurized cabins. Supporting blood glucose, adrenal, and gut function will help maintain optimal wellbeing.
Stress and fatigue are some of the most common health issues affecting pilots and influencing air safety. At 12,500 – 50,000 feet above sea level, many factors lead to fatigue and degenerative changes affecting two of your body’s maintenance systems – Circulatory and Respiratory. Solid foundational health is key to having health resiliency and maintaining professional longevity.