Request for Participants in ‘The Advance Study’

The Advance Study is a research programme into the long-term health of military personnel injured in Afghanistan between 2003 and 2014. It is looking for new participants. Servicemen or veterans who were under 50 when they deployed are asked to get in touch on 01509 251500 ext 3408. The team wants to hear from those… Read More

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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

Posterior Shoulder Dislocation During Morning PT!

Research Paper Title Posterior Shoulder Dislocation During Morning PT: A Case Report. Abstract Posterior shoulder dislocation should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute shoulder pain and immobility following trauma. Although far less common then the anterior dislocation, it is associated with high rates of comorbidity. Seventy-nine percent of posterior shoulder dislocations are missed… Read More

Outcomes for Combat Ocular Trauma

Research Paper Title Lateral Canthotomy and Cantholysis in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom: 2001-2011. Purpose To describe outcomes and associated ocular injuries of lateral canthotomy and cantholysis (LCC) as performed in combat ocular trauma. Methods Data from the Walter Reed Ocular Trauma Database of patients requiring LCC during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom… Read More

Easy Precautions to take to Prevent Suffering Needless Sporting Injuries

Sporting injuries can have a huge consequence on not just a person’s sporting and physical ventures, but also their professional life as well. The most worrying thing about injuries acquired through playing sports is that they can happen at any given time to any person – such is the nature of ‘freak injuries.’ Something can… Read More

How to Protect Your Joints During Boot camp Fitness Classes

Generally speaking, exercise is very good for treating and preventing joint pain. However, if you are doing high-intensity forms of exercise – including the exercises often included in boot camp workouts – you could end up causing joint pain if you are not careful. Lots of people push themselves a little too hard during boot… Read More