Why Do You Need Insurance?

Introduction When shopping for insurance many facets of your life are taken into account, meaning that your health and what you do for a living can weigh heavily on the insurance deal you get. Being into fitness and participating in active military service can change the circumstances of your insurance drastically. Sure, you are in… Read More

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Earning a Degree in the Military: What You Need to Know First

Introduction With the influx of online education, active-duty soldiers can now earn their bachelor’s and graduate degrees without interrupting their service. Obtaining a degree is not only for advancing your career in the armed forces, it can also help you prepare for civilian life. One of the biggest struggles military personnel will face is deciding… Read More

Sore Shoulder, Check Your Spine

Research Paper Title Shoulder Pain of Spinal Source in the Military: A Case Series. Background Musculoskeletal injury (MSI) presents the greatest threat to military mission readiness. Atraumatic shoulder pain is a common military MSI that often results in persistent functional limitations. Shoulder orthopaedic evaluation presents many diagnostic challenges, due in part to the possibility of… Read More

What is Active Duty/Service?

Introduction Active duty is a full-time occupation as part of a military force, as opposed to reserve duty. active duty is a United States (US) term, in the United Kingdom (UK) and the Commonwealth of Nations the equivalent term is active service. India The Indian Armed Forces are considered to be one of the largest… Read More

Is Telerehabilitation Useful for Servicemebers & Veterans?

Research Paper Title Usability Assessment of the Rehabilitation Lower-limb Orthopaedic Assistive Device by Service Members and Veterans With Lower Limb Loss. Background Telehealth is an increasingly common approach to improve healthcare delivery, especially within the Veterans Health Administration and Department of Defense (DoD). Telehealth has diminished many challenges to direct access for clinical follow-up; however,… Read More

Do Active Duty Navy Women Require Aid to Return to Pre-Pregnancy Fitness?

Research Paper Title Postpartum Fitness and Body Mass Index Changes in Active Duty Navy Women. Background Active duty Navy women participate in biannual Physical Fitness Assessments (PFAs), which include height and weight measurements and a Physical Readiness Test (PRT). PFAs are waived during pregnancy and resume the cycle after 6 months following maternity leave. The… Read More

Sleep Disorder Symptoms & PTSD Treatment Outcomes

Research Paper Title Sleep Problems in Active Duty Military Personnel Seeking Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Presence, Change, and Impact on Outcomes. Background To examine sleep disorder symptom reports at baseline and post-treatment in a sample of active duty US Army Soldiers receiving treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Explore sleep-related predictors of outcomes. Methods… Read More