Stress fracture risk factors in basic combat training.

  title={Stress fracture risk factors in basic combat training.},
  author={Joseph J. Knapik and Scott Montain and Sarah McGraw and Tyson L Grier and M Ely and Bruce H. Jones},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  volume={33 11},
This study examined demographic and physical risk factors for stress fractures in a large cohort of basic trainees. New recruits participating in US Army BCT from 1997 through 2007 were identified, and birth year, race/ethnicity, physical characteristics, body mass index, and injuries were obtained from electronic databases. Injury cases were recruits medically diagnosed with inpatient or outpatient stress fractures. There were 475 745 men and 107 906 women. Stress fractures incidences were 19… CONTINUE READING

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