Military Recruits & Dietary Intake

Research Paper Title Dietary Intake in Relation to Military Dietary Reference Values During Army Basic Combat Training; a Multi-center, Cross-sectional Study. Background The military dietary reference intakes (MDRIs), outlined in Army Regulation 40-25, OPNAVINST 10110.1/MCO10110.49, AFI 44-141, establish standards intended to meet the nutrient requirements of Warfighters. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to… Read More

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Analysing the Perceptions of Phase 1 Military Instructors regarding their Role

Research Paper Title What are the Perceptions of Phase 1 Military Instructors regarding their Role? Abstract The aim of this research was to investigate the perceptions of phase 1 military instructors regarding their role and perceived effectiveness in the delivery of teaching. It further examined, whether phase 1 instructors believe their current delivery methods and intuitional parameters allow… Read More

What is the Benefit of Outdoor Hand Washing during Field Training?

Research Paper Title The usefulness of hand washing during field training to prevent acute respiratory illness in a military training facility. Background Hand washing plays a key role in preventing respiratory infection in many clinical settings. However, its effectiveness in preventing acute respiratory illness (ARI) during field training in military training facilities has been not… Read More

Are There Any Sex Differences in Training Loads during British Army Basic Training?

Research Paper Title Sex Differences in Training Loads during British Army Basic Training. Background To compare training loads between men and women during 14-weeks of British Army standard entry basic training. Methods Thirty-one male (mean ± SD, age 21 ± 4 years, height 1.78 ± 0.08 m, mass 77.1 ± 10.5 kg) and 28 female… Read More

What are the Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force & Temporal Parameters during British Army Foot-Drill?

Research Paper Title The Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force and Temporal Parameters of British Army Foot-Drill. Background High rates of occupational training-related lower-limb musculoskeletal [MSK] overuse injuries are reported for British Army recruits during basic training. Foot-drill is a repetitive impact loading occupational activity and involves striking the ground violently with… Read More

US Army Basic Combat Training (BCT): Highlighting the Association between Barracks Type & Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs)

Research Paper Title Association Between Barracks Type and Acute Respiratory Infection in a Gender Integrated Army Basic Combat Training Population. Background Acute respiratory infections (ARIs) are the leading cause of acute morbidity and lost work time in the United States. Few studies have looked at building design and transmission of ARIs. Objectives This study explores… Read More

What is the Number of Royal Navy Personnel who Fail to Complete Phase 1 Initial Training (2010 to 2016)?

The Royal Navy (RN) has advised that in Training Year 2010/2011 there were around 180 personnel who failed Phase 1 Training and left the Navy. No RN personnel re-take the training – if need be, they are put back a few weeks, but unless they choose to leave the RN, they keep going until they… Read More