To fulfil the various tasks and roles in the Royal Air Force
efficiently, good 'health' is implicit but 'fitness' is not so
specifically defined and specifically relates to task. Stress elicits
various responses which might sometimes improve performance and frequently
impairing it. This study seeks to identify within a military
aircrew group the possible relationships between stress, health and
A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.