What are the Effects of Loaded Marches on Spines & Knees?

Research Paper Title Magnetic Resonance Imaging Showed No Signs of Overuse or Permanent Injury to the Lumbar Sacral Spine during a Special Forces Training Course. Background Special Forces training is even more demanding than that of elite athletes. The training includes grueling physical activity and periods of sleep deprivation. The soldiers routinely carry heavy loads… Read More

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MRI: Back Injuries & Military Training

Research Paper Title Magnetic Resonance Imaging Showed No Signs of Overuse or Permanent Injury to the Lumbar Sacral Spine during a Special Forces Training Course. Background Special Forces training is even more demanding than that of elite athletes. The training includes grueling physical activity and periods of sleep deprivation. The soldiers routinely carry heavy loads… Read More

Navy SEALs: Inactivity & Deconditioning

Research Paper Title Aerobic Performance of Special Operations Forces Personnel after a Prolonged Submarine Deployment. Background The US Navy’s Sea, Air and Land Special Operations Forces personnel (SEALs) perform a physically demanding job that requires them to maintain fitness levels equivalent to elite athletes. As some missions require SEALs to be deployed aboard submarines for… Read More