The Role of Gymnastics in the Royal Army School of Physical Training?

Research Paper Title Role of Gymnastics in the Army School of Physical Training. Background As a result of a single spinal injury seen at Frimley Park Hospital, the researchers reviewed the injuries recorded at the Army School of Physical Training since December 1996. Methods This was a retrospective review of all acute accidents and injuries… Read More

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A Review of Physiotherapy Records to Characterise MSK Injury in Australian Soldiers

Research Paper Title Review of Physiotherapy Records to Characterise Musculoskeletal Injury in Australian Soldiers in the 16th Air Defence Regiment. Background There is scant information on the types of musculoskeletal injuries, their causes and injury patterns that are sustained by Australian garrison soldiers (a permanent military post or place where troops are stationed). Rigorous physical… Read More

How to Reduce Medical Downgrading in a High Readiness Royal Marine Unit?

Research Paper Title Reducing Medical Downgrading in a High Readiness Royal Marine Unit. Background This 3 year retrospective observational study aimed to determine the diagnoses causing medical downgrading in a high readiness Royal Marine Commando unit, and to direct future investment to reduce numbers downgraded. Methods Medical and administrative records were used to ascertain diagnoses,… Read More

Are Female Soldiers More Likely To Get An Injury?

Research Paper Title Musculoskeletal Injuries in Female Soldiers: Analysis of Cause and Type of Injury. Objectives To record and analyse those injuries and conditions requiring referral to a military sports injury and rehabilitation centre over a three year period, with special reference to gender, type and site of injury, and the cause of the injury.… Read More

Sports and Training Injuries in British Soldiers

Research Paper Title Sports and Training Injuries in British Soldiers: The Colchester Garrison Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Centre. Purpose To record and analyse the injuries and conditions requiring referral to the Colchester Garrison Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Centre over a three year period, with special reference to type and site of injury, aetiology, and outcome.… Read More

Infantry Soldiers & Incidence of Injury

Research Paper Title The Incidence of Injury in Light Infantry Soldiers. background US Army soldiers lose substantial training hours as a result of musculoskeletal injuries. Most military injury data have focused on basic trainee populations. This study examined activities associated with injuries in operational infantry soldiers. Methods The researchers conducted a randomised, retrospective medical record… Read More

Physiotherapy Records to Characterise Musculoskeletal Injuries: Any Good?

Research Paper Title Review of Physiotherapy Records to Characterise Musculoskeletal Injury in Australian Soldiers in the 16th Air Defence Regiment. Background There is scant information on the types of musculoskeletal injuries, their causes and injury patterns that are sustained by Australian garrison soldiers (a permanent military post or place where troops are stationed). Rigorous physical… Read More