British Army recruits with low serum vitamin D take longer to recover from stress fractures. Read More
If you are looking for an intense workout you can always consider attending a military boot camp. It is the ultimate way to get fit, but you need to ensure that you follow the right safety protocols to keep you and your fellow trainees safe. Read More
Research Paper Title Regular physical exercise before entering military service may protect young adult men from fatigue fractures. Background Bone stress fractures are overuse injuries commonly encountered in sports and military medicine. Some fatigue fractures lead to morbidity and loss of active, physically-demanding training days. The researchers evaluated the incidence, anatomical location, risk factors, and… Read More
Research Paper Title Association of Sickle Cell Trait and Haemoglobin S Percentage with Physical Fitness. Background This study aimed to determine the association between sickle cell trait (SCT) as a binary variable and haemoglobin S percentage as a stratified categorical variable with aerobic and anaerobic fitness. Methods This retrospective cohort study included all recruits who… Read More
Table 1 provides an outline of the numbers who either completed training or where discharged. Table 1: British Army discharge (DI) and output (OP) Entry Type  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 DI OP DI OP DI OP Regular Officer 80 580 50 650 70 630 CIC 830 1010 1250 2370 910 2170 CMS 750 4360 860… Read More
Research Paper Title Does U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Training Constitute a Type of Civic Education? Abstract In what respects can military basic training affect veterans’ civic identities? According to a 2015 report published by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), military service positively affects civic health. While social scientists have also noted this possible connection,… Read More
“This was what proper soldiering was about. Training men for war, and then, if need be, putting that training into practice.” (Scarrow, 2015, p.60). Reference Scarrow, S. (2015) Britannia. London: Headline Publishing Group.