Introduction A complete tactical outfit is important for the safety and efficient performance of our law enforcement and military personnel. While bulletproof jackets/combat armour are essential, tactical combat boots are also important safety gear. A lot of time and effort goes into the development of new boot technologies and materials, in an unending effort to… Read More
Military Boots: Effective Techniques for Ultimate Comfort
Do you imagine Military boots to be big, heavy things that can make your feet incredibly uncomfortable. That is no longer the norm. Breathable, waterproof and even antibacterial combat boots are now readily available. However, you still need to make sure that you get the correct size and fit. There are also several effective techniques… Read More
Shock-absorbing Insoles & Military Boots: An Effective Solution?
Research Paper Title Functional Evaluation of a Shock Absorbing Insole During Military Training in a Group of Soldiers: A Pilot Study. Background Soldiers’ lower limbs and feet are frequently affected by overload- and overuse-related injuries. In order to prevent or limit the incidence of these injuries, the use of foot orthoses is often recommended. The… Read More
8 Important Gears You Need to Consider When You are on a Military Training
Deciding to go to Military Training will be one of the most significant choices you will be making for yourself. Not only will you have the opportunity to be part of the armed forces, but also the knowledge and the experience you will gain will stay with you for the remainder of your life. This… Read More
What is the Impact of Military Type Footwear & Load Carrying Workload on Postural Stability?
Research Paper Title Impact of military type footwear and load carrying workload on postural stability. Background Postural stability has been shown to be impacted by footwear and task performed. This study analysed the impact of two military footwear, standard boot (STB) and minimalist boot (MTB) on postural stability, before (PRE) and after (POST) a load… Read More
What are the Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force & Temporal Parameters during British Army Foot-Drill?
Research Paper Title The Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force and Temporal Parameters of British Army Foot-Drill. Background High rates of occupational training-related lower-limb musculoskeletal [MSK] overuse injuries are reported for British Army recruits during basic training. Foot-drill is a repetitive impact loading occupational activity and involves striking the ground violently with… Read More
What is the Influence of new Military Athletic Footwear on the Kinetics & Kinematics of Running in Relation to Army Boots?
Research Paper Title Influence of new military athletic footwear on the kinetics and kinematics of running in relation to army boots. Background Musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries in the lower extremities are common in military recruits. Army boots have frequently been cited as a potential mechanism behind these high injury rates. In response to this, the British… Read More
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