Linking Smoking & MSK Injuries in Basic Training

Research Paper Title Meta-analysis of Cigarette Smoking and Musculoskeletal Injuries in Military Training. Background Tobacco use is common among military personnel, as is musculoskeletal (MSK) injury during training. In a review of the literature on musculoskeletal injuries, there was mixed evidence on the role of smoking as a risk factor. The purpose of this study… Read More


Work-related Physical Activity: Boon & Bane!

Research Paper Title Physical Activity as Cause and Cure of Muscular Pain: Evidence of Underlying Mechanisms. Abstract Work-related physical activity (PA), in terms of peak loads and sustained and/or repetitive contractions, presents risk factors for the development of muscular pain and disorders. However, PA as a training tailored to the employee’s work exposure, health, and… Read More