Shock-absorbing insoles reduce the incidence of lower limb overuse injuries sustained during Royal Marine training.

@article{House2013ShockabsorbingIR,
  title={Shock-absorbing insoles reduce the incidence of lower limb overuse injuries sustained during Royal Marine training.},
  author={Carol M. House and Allyson J Reece and Dan Roiz de Sa},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={178 6},
  pages={683-9}
}
This study was undertaken to determine whether the incidence of lower limb overuse injuries (LLOIs) sustained during Royal Marine training could be reduced by issuing the recruits with shock-absorbing insoles (SAIs) to wear in their military boots. This was a retrospective longitudinal trial conducted in two phases. Injury data from 1,416 recruits issued with standard Saran insoles and 1,338 recruits issued with SAI were compared. The recruits in the two groups were of similar height, body mass… CONTINUE READING