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British Army Infantry Training: What are the Factors Associated with Failure to Complete?

Research Paper Title Identifying and Understanding Factors Associated with Failure to Complete Infantry Training among British Army Recruits. Background Over 30% of the British Army’s Infantry Recruits who underwent training between 1999 and 2003 failed to complete their training. Previous studies have focused predominantly on identifying the cumulative reasons for failure. There is a dearth… Read More

Cross Training: The Sports Advantage

Research Paper Title Pre-induction Sport Activity in Prevention of Stress Fractures in Elite Infantry Recruits. Abstract Pre-induction sports participation of 392 elite infantry recruits was evaluated for correlation with incidence of stress fractures (SF) during 14 weeks of basic training. 23.7% developed lower extremity stress fractures. 72% of the recruits had participated in sports on… Read More