Equal opportunities, equal risks? Overuse injuries in female military recruits.

@article{Bergman2001EqualOE,
  title={Equal opportunities, equal risks? Overuse injuries in female military recruits.},
  author={Beverly P. Bergman and S A StJ Miller},
  journal={Journal of public health medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={35-9}
}
BACKGROUND The rate of female personnel medically discharged from service in the British Army has been rising steadily since 1992 from around 3 per 1,000 per year to over 35 per 1,000 in 1996, although there has been only a minor increase in medical discharges for males over the same period. This paper examines the increasing rate of medical discharge in young female members of the British Army from an aetiological perspective and reviews the literature to identify risk factors that may be… CONTINUE READING