A Contemporary Perspective of Military Chaplaincy in Sweden

Research Paper Title Military chaplaincy in Sweden: A contemporary perspective. Background Pastors serving as military chaplains have been an integral part of the Swedish Armed Forces for hundreds of years. This close relationship has continued even after the Church of Sweden was formally separated from the state in 2000. Yet contemporary research drawing from experiences… Read More

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Is Low Cardiorespiratory Fitness Early in Life a Modifiable Risk Factor for Development of Sleep Apnea in Adulthood?

Research Paper Title Cardiorespiratory fitness and long-term risk of sleep apnea: A national cohort study. Background Sleep apnea is increasing in prevalence, and is an important cause of cardiometabolic diseases and mortality worldwide. Its only established modifiable risk factor is obesity; however, up to half of all sleep apnea cases may occur in non-obese persons,… Read More

Is there a Growing Social Divide in Body Mass Index, Strength, & Fitness of Swedish Male Conscripts?

The aim of the study was to monitor trends in socioeconomic inequalities in body mass index (BMI), cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and muscular strength over several decades in a population of Swedish males aged 18-19 years. Read More

Linking Respiratory Symptoms, Military Service Abroad & Desert Environments

Research Paper Title Respiratory symptoms among Swedish soldiers after military service abroad: association with time spent in a desert environment. Background The aim of this paper was to study whether Swedish soldiers who have served abroad had a higher prevalence of respiratory symptoms than the general population and, if this was the case, also to… Read More

Linking Swiss Army Basic Military Training Schools & the Impact of Training Patterns

Research Paper Title Impact of Training Patterns on Injury Incidences in 12 Swiss Army Basic Military Training Schools. Background Non-battle injury rates are a major health problem in the armed forces today. Injury rates are related to physical demands of daily military routine. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of different… Read More

Values & Attitudes of Swedish Conscripts

Research Paper Title A Principal Component Analysis of Swedish Conscripts’ Values and Attitudes towards their Military Education. Abstract By identifying components relevant to conscripts’ success in and positive attitudes towards the military, we may be able to make it a more attractive employment option for current and future age-cohorts, thus solving the recruitment crisis not… Read More

Initial Officer Training & Education: 1 vs 3 Years, Britain & Sweden

Research Paper Title Initial Officer Training and Education in the British Army. Abstract Nations, their armed forces and the organisations, structures and processes which their armed forces employ all differ. They may have similarities: for example, all armies tend to have corporals, captains and colonels. However, underneath such relatively superficial similarities, the differences may be significant. Those differences… Read More