What are the Problems Associated with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in a Naval Diver?

Research Paper Title Severe acute respiratory syndrome in a naval diver. Abstract Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a highly infectious, rapidly progressive, emerging disease. Early diagnosis and preventive measures are key for treatment and minimization of secondary spread. In the context of the armed forces, aggressive containment measures are essential to prevent an outbreak.… Read More

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Pardon … Does Diving Affect the Hearing of Asian Military Divers?

Research Paper Title Does diving affect the hearing of Asian military divers? A study in the Republic of Singapore Navy. Background This study examined whether military diving during a National Serviceman’s two-year term of service affected his hearing threshold levels. Methods A retrospective cohort study was designed to examine the hearing thresholds of divers (mean… Read More

What are the Effects of Low-intensity Blood Flow Restricted Exercise compared with Conventional Resistance Training in Military Rehabilitation?

Research Paper Title The effects of low-intensity blood flow restricted exercise compared with conventional resistance training on the clinical outcomes of active UK military personnel following a 3-week in-patient rehabilitation programme: protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility study. Background A challenge for rehabilitation practitioners lies in designing optimal exercise programmes that facilitate musculoskeletal (MSK) adaptations… Read More

Deportation of Non-citizen Military Veterans: A Critical Analysis of Implications for the Right to Health

Research Paper Title Deportation of non-citizen military veterans: A critical analysis of implications for the right to health. Abstract Military personnel are commonly exposed to health-harming conditions during their service, resulting in higher rates of physical and mental health conditions compared with the general population. In an era of mass deportations, it is notable that… Read More

What is Hasler Company?

Hasler Company, located at HMS Drake in Plymouth, was established in 2009. It is part of the Naval Service Recovery Pathway that deals specifically with complex, ill, and long-term injured Service personnel from across the British forces. There are approximately 85 staff within Hasler Company who are mainly Royal Marines, with a some personnel from… Read More

A Review of UK Armed Forces’ Approaches to Prevent Post-deployment Mental Health Problems

Research Paper Title A review of United Kingdom Armed Forces’ approaches to prevent post-deployment mental health problems. Abstract There is now an abundance of research which has demonstrated that military personnel who deploy on operations are at increased risk of suffering a variety of mental health difficulties in the immediate and long-term post-deployment period. One consequence of these… Read More

Is there an Association of Prospective Lower Extremity MSK Injury & MSK, Balance, & Physiological Characteristics in SOF?

Research Paper Title Association of prospective lower extremity musculoskeletal injury and musculoskeletal, balance, and physiological characteristics in Special Operations Forces. Background Previous research has examined lower extremity (LE) musculoskeletal injury (MSI) patterns and risk factors in Special Operations Forces (SOF) trainees, conventional military personnel, and athletes; however, it is unclear if SOF have the same… Read More