Introduction Max Wolff Filho (29 July 1912 to 12 April 1945) was a Brazilian Army sergeant, a member of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force who fought in Italy in World War II. Biography Max Wolff was born in Rio Negro, Paraná, Brazil. He enlisted in 1930 in the city of Curitiba, joining the 15th Hunters Battalion.… Read More
Who was Elza Medeiros?
Introduction Elza Cansanção Medeiros, popularly known as Major Elza (21 October 1921 to 08 December 2009), was a Brazilian Army officer and World War II veteran. She was the highest-ranking female officer in the Brazilian Army with the rank of Major, having deployed to Italy during the war along with the Brazilian Expeditionary Force as… Read More
Burnout in Military Nurses
Research Paper Title Sociodemographic and occupational aspects associated with burnout in military nursing workers. Background The purpose of the is study was to analyse the association between burnout and sociodemographic and occupational features of military nursing workers. Methods A cross-sectional study, developed in five military hospitals of the Army of Rio Grande do Sul State,… Read More
Brazilian Army Nurses’ Uniforms: Visual Identity in World War II
Research Paper Title The Brazilian Army nurses’ uniforms: visual identity in World War II. Background To analyse the symbolic effects of the official military uniform of the nurses from the Brazilian Army in World War II. Methods This research was developed using the historical method, with iconographic sources. The data were discussed based on the… Read More
What is the Prevalence of Lower Limb MSK Injuries in Brazilian Army Soldiers?
Research Paper Title Prevalence of musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries and a proposal for neuromuscular training to prevent lower limb injuries in Brazilian Army soldiers: an observational study. Background The activities carried out by soldiers in the army involve great physical demands and require intense training to perform combat-specific tasks. MSK injury is a potential threat to… Read More
The Epidemiology of Acne Vulgaris in Brazilian Army Conscripts
Research Paper Title Epidemiology of Acne Vulgaris in 18-Year-Old Male Army Conscripts in a South Brazilian City. Background Prevalence of acne varies worldwide. Several factors (age, skin colour, body fat, diet, and smoking) have been investigated as risk factors. A total of 2,201 18-year-old males living in Pelotas, South Brazil, were evaluated in order to… Read More
Military Boots: Cushioning, Comfort & Ground Reaction Force
Research Paper Title Shock attenuation characteristics of three different military boots during gait. Background Musculoskeletal injuries are related to the cushioning properties of boots in military populations. This study aimed to compare ground reaction force (GRF) and subjective perceived comfort from two different military boots supplied by the Brazilian Army with a commercial boot. Methods… Read More
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