Research Paper Title Influence of Limb Dominance and Shoulder Injury on Strength and Explosive Force in US Marines. Background The specialised roles of many military personnel require specific skills and high physical demands, placing unique stresses on the shoulders and increasing risk of injury. As normal dominant/nondominant shoulder asymmetries have been established in military personnel,… Read More
7 Exercises for Soldiers to Help with Rehab Shoulder Injuries
Movements that you make with your shoulder are affected by 15 muscles and eight ligaments. When you want to rehabilitate (rehab) a shoulder injury, you need to concentrate not only on strength but on balance and flexibility. Below are seven (7) exercises for military personnel to help rehab those shoulder injuries and get them back… Read More
Calcific Tendinitis or Something Else?
Research Paper Title Calcific Tendinitis in the Elbow Presented as Acute Tennis Elbow. Background Calcific tendinitis occurs frequently in shoulder and hip region. Its occurrence in elbow joint is frequently misdiagnosed because of its rare incidence and similar clinical presentation with other acute conditions of elbow like trauma, infection and tennis elbow. Characteristic symptoms of… Read More
Are Shoulder Strength & Kinematic Characteristics Risk Factors for Shoulder Injury in the Special Forces Population?
Research Paper Title Evaluation of Shoulder Strength and Kinematics as Risk Factors for Shoulder Injury in United States Special Forces Personnel. Background Musculoskeletal injuries at the shoulder are highly prevalent and place a large burden on United States Special Forces personnel. Literature is lacking regarding the risk factors for these types of injuries. The purpose… Read More
What was the Number of Musculoskeletal Injuries in the British Armed Forces in 2017?
Between 01 January 2017 and 31 December 2017, personnel in the British Armed Forces suffered from a total of 74,073 musculoskeletal injuries (MKSI). Naval Service Army RAF All MSK 12,946 46,239 14,888 Upper Limb 3,731 11,643 4,093 Shoulder 1,860 6,365 2,152 Elbow 528 1,392 650 Forearm 51 164 75 Wrist/Hand 1,501 4,360 1,408 Other Upper… Read More
How to Deal With Serious Obstacle Course Injuries
If you have been through intense obstacle course racing (OCR) training for quite some time now, you may have experienced several niggles or minor injuries here and there. Nothing a tab of Tylenol won’t fix! But you will have to admit that there are certain injuries that require more than just good old-fashioned painkillers. Sure… Read More
How to Avoid Shoulder Pain During a Press-up
How to Avoid Shoulder Pain During a Press-up (aka Push-up for our American friends). One of the best things about boot camp fitness workouts is the fact that they often require very little equipment. Whether you are in a class with a dozen other people or have put together your own makeshift boot camp workout… Read More
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