Nisara S. Granado

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BACKGROUND Overuse injuries have a significant impact on United States military service members, but research to date has been limited in its ability to assess occupational and behavioral risk factors. HYPOTHESIS/PURPOSE To prospectively identify risk factors for the development of lower extremity tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis in United States(More)
STUDY DESIGN A prospective cohort study. OBJECTIVE Activities performed during military operations vary in complexity and physical demand. The risk for mental illness following military combat deployment has been well documented. However, information regarding the possible contribution of back pain to decreased mental and functional health is scarce. To(More)
The objective of this study was to prospectively assess the association between deployment in support of the operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and newly reported lupus and rheumatoid arthritis while also considering the effects of demographic, behavioral, and occupational characteristics. A total of 77,047 (2001-2003) and 31,110 (2004-2006) participants(More)
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