Basic Training & Rates of Tibial Shock Magnitude

Research Paper Title Estimates of Tibial Shock Magnitude in Men and Women at the Start and End of a Military Drill Training Program. Background Foot drill is a key component of military training and is characterised by frequent heel stamping, likely resulting in high tibial shock magnitudes. Higher tibial shock during running has previously been… Read More


How to Prevent These Four Common Military Training Injuries

Introduction It is no secret that all military training, from boot camp to specialised skills training and beyond, is hard on your body. Many people experience injuries – sometimes life-changing ones – while they are participating in training. Some of the most common injuries that occur during military training are tibial bone stress reaction (shin… Read More

Overuse Injuries in Basic Military Training: 1994

Research Paper Title The Incidence of Overuse Injuries in Military recruits during Basic Military Training. Background A study was undertaken to document the incidence of overuse injuries sustained during basic military training. Method The injuries in military recruits (N = 1,261) undergoing basic training were documented prospectively over a 9-week period. Injury incidence was expressed… Read More