Journal of Sports Medicine & Doping Studies

ISSN: 2161-0673

Open Access

Jewer James

Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, Technology Ave, Blantyre, Glasgow G72 0LH, UK

  • Mini Review   
    Risk of Musculoskeletal Injuries among Military Cadets Enrolled in an Injury−Prevention Program
    Author(s): Jewer James*

    Military personnel frequently suffer from musculoskeletal injuries (MSI) .72% of the injuries reported by active-duty soldiers in the United States Army in 2019 were categorized as overuse injuries The incidence of injuries can be as high as 65.6% in some unit types. Jones and others stated that the most common medical issue affecting service members and the leading cause of medical encounters were injuries. MSIs cause a high rate of limited active-duty days, increased medical costs, and medical-related attrition. Among military personnel, MSI risk factors include but are not limited to activities related to exercise and sports, faulty biomechanical movement patterns, and low physical fitness. Understanding that physical activity, which is necessary for improving physical fitness, is also one of the main risk factors for MSI is essential. As a result, developing ph.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2161-0673.2023.13.296

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