Will Neuroimaging & Advanced Research Techniques Lead to Improved Outcomes in Military Members Suffering from TBI?

Research Paper Title Neuroimaging and advanced research techniques may lead to improved outcomes in military members suffering from traumatic brain injury. Abstract Recent military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in the significant increase in blast-related traumatic brain injury (TBI), leading to increased Department of Defence interest in its potential long-term effects ranging from… Read More

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looking Out for Cutaneous Larva Migrans in Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Unusual presentations of cutaneous larva migrans in British military personnel. Background Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is one of numerous skin diseases that occur in British military personnel on deployments to the tropics and sub-tropics. It is typically managed by military primary healthcare services, but diagnostic uncertainty or unavailability of anti-helminthic medication may… Read More

Cost-Effectiveness & Outcomes of Direct Access to Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Research Paper Title Cost-Effectiveness and Outcomes of Direct Access to Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders Compared to Physician-First Access in the United States: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Background Direct access to physical therapy provides an alternative to physician-first systems for patients who need physical therapy for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Direct access across multiple countries and… Read More

Should We Improve Thermal Tolerance in Military Personnel Prior to Deployment?

Research Paper Title Methods for improving thermal tolerance in military personnel prior to deployment. Background Acute exposure to heat, such as that experienced by people arriving into a hotter or more humid environment, can compromise physical and cognitive performance as well as health. In military contexts heat stress is exacerbated by the combination of protective… Read More

The Importance of Mental Fitness after you’ve Left the Military

Leaving the military can be one of the most tumultuous and disruptive experiences any ex-service person goes through in life. Trying to get used to living as a civilian and finding structure in life is often highly challenging – particularly in the early weeks and months of retirement. For many ex-military personnel, the key to… Read More

Can a Theory of Planned Behaviour-Based Programme increase Physical Activity in Overweight/Obese Military Personnel?

Research Paper Title A Theory of Planned Behaviour-Based Programme to Increase Physical Activity in Overweight/Obese Military Personnel: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Background Designing a health promotion program to increase physical activity may contribute to weight management. The purpose of this study was to investigate a theory of planned behaviour (TPB) programme to address this problem… Read More

Military Personnel: The Theory of Planned Behaviour & Weight Management

Research Paper Title A Theory of Planned Behavior-Based Program to Increase Physical Activity in Overweight/Obese Military Personnel: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Background Designing a health promotion program to increase physical activity may contribute to weight management. The purpose of this study was to investigate a theory of planned behaviour (TPB) programme to address this problem… Read More