Fast-roping Injuries among US Army Rangers

Research Paper Title Fast-roping Injuries among Army Rangers: A Retrospective Survey of an Elite Airborne Battalion. Background Fast-roping is a modified rappelling technique used by civilian and military special operations forces that frequently produces injuries. Highly classified until recently, fast-roping is poorly understood from a medical perspective. Methods This paper presented a brief description of… Read More

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Fast-roping Injuries

Research Paper Title Fast-roping Injuries among Army Rangers: A Retrospective Survey of an Elite Airborne Battalion. Abstract Fast-roping is a modified rappelling technique used by civilian and military special operations forces that frequently produces injuries. Highly classified until recently, fast-roping is poorly understood from a medical perspective. This paper presents a brief description of fast-roping… Read More