Consortium for Health and Military Performance and American College of Sports Medicine consensus paper on extreme conditioning programs in military personnel.

@article{Bergeron2011ConsortiumFH,
  title={Consortium for Health and Military Performance and American College of Sports Medicine consensus paper on extreme conditioning programs in military personnel.},
  author={Michael F. Bergeron and Bradley C. Nindl and Patricia Anne Deuster and Neal Baumgartner and Shawn Kane and William J. Kraemer and Lisa R Sexauer and Walter R Thompson and Francis G. O'Connor},
  journal={Current sports medicine reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={383-9}
}
A potential emerging problem associated with increasingly popularized extreme conditioning programs (ECPs) has been identified by the military and civilian communities. That is, there is an apparent disproportionate musculoskeletal injury risk from these demanding programs, particularly for novice participants, resulting in lost duty time, medical treatment, and extensive rehabilitation. This is a significant and costly concern for the military with regard to effectively maintaining operational… CONTINUE READING
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