A prospective investigation of injury incidence and risk factors among army recruits in combat engineer training

@inproceedings{Knapik2013API,
  title={A prospective investigation of injury incidence and risk factors among army recruits in combat engineer training},
  author={Joseph J. Knapik and Bria S Graham and J. Perren Cobbs and Diane Thompson and Ryan A. Steelman and Bruce H. Jones},
  booktitle={Journal of occupational medicine and toxicology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND United States Army combat engineer (ENG) training is an intense 14-week course designed to introduce new recruits to basic soldiering activities, Army values and lifestyle, and engineering skills and knowledge. The present investigation examined injury rates and injury risk factors in ENG training. METHODS At the start of their training, 1,633 male ENG recruits were administered a questionnaire containing items on date of birth, height, weight, tobacco use, prior physical activity… CONTINUE READING