Longitudinal trends and gender differences in physical fitness and lifestyle factors in career U.S. Navy personnel (1983-1994)

@article{Trent1998LongitudinalTA,
  title={Longitudinal trends and gender differences in physical fitness and lifestyle factors in career U.S. Navy personnel (1983-1994)},
  author={Linda K. Trent and Suzanne L. Hurtado},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={163 6},
  pages={398-407}
}
This study examines long-term health and physical readiness trends in the U.S. Navy. We mailed lifestyle questionnaires to all participants in baseline studies between 1983 and 1989 who were still on active duty in 1994. Commands provided body composition and physical readiness test scores for the participants. Two longitudinal cohorts were created: an 8-year sample (N = 640) with matched data from 1986, 1989, and 1994; and an 11-year sample (N = 1,576), with data from 1983 and 1994. Analyses… CONTINUE READING
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