Introduction Almost everyone will probably experience an injury, whether minor or more serious, at least once in their lives – especially those who regularly participate in sports. Athletes are more exposed to such situations as they play sports more frequently. Sports injuries can range from hamstring pain and skin bruises to sprains and body pains.… Read More
Distinguishing Non-Freezing Cold Injuries (NFCI) from NFCI Mimics
Research Paper Title Case series of non-freezing cold injury: the modern clinical syndrome. Background Non-freezing cold injury (NFCI) occurs when peripheral tissue is damaged by cold exposure but not to the extent of freezing. Historically, the phenotype of NFCIs sustained was severe, whereas today the spectrum of injury represented in the UK military predominantly comprises… Read More
A Review of Diagnosis & Treatment of Traumatic Vascular Injury of Limbs in Military & Emergency Medicine
Research Paper Title Diagnosis and treatment of traumatic vascular injury of limbs in military and emergency medicine: A systematic review. Background Traumatic vascular injury is caused by explosions and projectiles (bullets and shrapnel); it may affect the arteries and veins of the limbs, and is common in wartime, triggering bleeding, and ischaemia. The increasing use… Read More
What is the History of Concussion & Risk of Subsequent Injury in Athletes & Service Members?
Research Paper Title History of concussion and risk of subsequent injury in athletes and service members: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Background Risk of secondary injury after a primary concussion in sports and military contexts is an emerging area of interest in research. The purpose of this review was to provide an evidence synthesis describing… Read More
Can We Use Machine Learning to Predict Lower-Extremity Injury in US Special Forces?
Research Paper Title Using Machine Learning to Predict Lower-Extremity Injury in US Special Forces. Background Musculoskeletal injury rates in military personnel remain unacceptably high. Application of machine learning algorithms could be useful in multivariate models to predict injury in this population. The purpose of this study was to investigate if interaction between individual predictors, using… Read More
4 Handy Tips to Avoid Injuries While Exercising
Being physically active is one of the best things you can do for your body. And one sure way to do so is by exercising. While we advocate for engaging in physical activity to keep in shape, we can not overlook the risks involved if you go about it the wrong way. Many fitness enthusiasts… Read More
How to Deal With Serious Obstacle Course Injuries
If you have been through intense obstacle course racing (OCR) training for quite some time now, you may have experienced several niggles or minor injuries here and there. Nothing a tab of Tylenol won’t fix! But you will have to admit that there are certain injuries that require more than just good old-fashioned painkillers. Sure… Read More
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