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Effects of ankle dorsiflexion range and pre-exercise calf muscle stretching on injury risk in Army recruits.
This study investigated effects of ankle dorsiflexion range and pre-exercise calf muscle stretching on relative risk of selected injuries in 1093 male Army recruits undertaking 12 weeks of intensiveExpand
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A Profile of Injuries Sustained by Law Enforcement Officers: A Critical Review
Due to the unpredictable, varied and often physical nature of law enforcement duties, police officers are at a high risk of work-related physical injury. The aim of this critical narrative review wasExpand
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Load carriage: Minimising soldier injuries through physical conditioning - A narrative review
Background: With soldiers carrying increasing loads, physical conditioning may provide one means of reducing injuries and increasing the ability to train, maintain and retain soldiers. Purpose: TheExpand
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Associations between anthropometric characteristics and physical performance in male law enforcement officers: a retrospective cohort study
BackgroundPolice officers are often required to undertake physically demanding tasks, like lifting, dragging and pursuing a suspect. Therefore, physical performance is a keyExpand
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Occupational loads carried by Australian soldiers on military operations
Background: soldiers are required to carry heavy occupational loads on military operations that place their health at risk. Methods: an online survey was sent to soldiers serving in specificExpand
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Load Carriage and its Force Impact
Just as history records that military personnel have been carrying heavy loads for over two millennia (Orr, 2010), so too does it show their impact on military force sustainment and combatExpand
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Reported Load Carriage Injuries of the Australian Army Soldier
Introduction Many injuries experienced by soldiers can be attributed to the occupational loads they are required to carry. Purpose The aim of this study was to determine whether contemporary militaryExpand
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The impact of police training in mental health: an example from Australia
The Mental Health Intervention Team (MHIT) programme was developed by New South Wales Police Force (NSWPF) to improve police capacity to respond efficiently and safely to incidents involving personsExpand
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The Impact of Backpack Loads on School Children: A Critical Narrative Review
Background: Backpack loads of school students during school days have been suggested to range from 10% to as high as 25% of their body weight and may have a negative impact on their body. The aim ofExpand
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