Basic Training & Rates of Tibial Shock Magnitude

Research Paper Title Estimates of Tibial Shock Magnitude in Men and Women at the Start and End of a Military Drill Training Program. Background Foot drill is a key component of military training and is characterised by frequent heel stamping, likely resulting in high tibial shock magnitudes. Higher tibial shock during running has previously been… Read More


What is Risk of Developing Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) in Physically Active Individuals?

Research Paper Title Risk Factors for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome in Active Individuals: An Evidence-Based Review. Clinical Question What factors put physically active individuals at risk to develop medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)? Methods The authors performed a literature search of CINAHL, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, EMBASE, and MEDLINE from each database’s… Read More

What are the Biomechanical & Lifestyle Risk Factors for Medial Tibia Stress Syndrome in British Army Recruits

Research Paper Title Biomechanical and Lifestyle Risk Factors for Medial Tibia Stress Syndrome in Army Recruits: A Prospective Study. Background Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is a common injury in active populations and has been suggested to be a result of both biomechanical and lifestyle factors. The main aim of this study was to determine… Read More

Does the Military Allow Shin Splints?

This question was recently a search term on google, and google pointed the questioner to my site. However, my page on this subject does not specifically answer this question. First, more information on the general subject of shin splints can be found here, and as such I will not repeat it below. Short answer Yes… Read More

Running Injuries & Illness 08

Sport and Exercise Medicine Sport and exercise medicine (SEM) is a relatively new National Health Service (NHS) specialty that was set up in 2005 in response to the growing need to manage musculoskeletal and exercise-related injury and illness. SEM consultants are trained in musculoskeletal medicine, exercise prescription and promotion and public health and as such… Read More