The South African Defence Force physical training programme. Part III. Exertion-related injuries sustained at an SADF basic training centre.

@article{Gordon1986TheSA,
  title={The South African Defence Force physical training programme. Part III. Exertion-related injuries sustained at an SADF basic training centre.},
  author={Neil F. Gordon and E P Hugo and J F Cilliers},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1986},
  volume={69 8},
  pages={491-4}
}
The incidence and nature of exertion-related injuries were studied at a South African Defence Force basic training centre. A total of 404 separate injuries were sustained by 359 of 947 recruits during the 10-week basic training cycle. Of these injuries, 18,3% were sustained with (group 1) and 81,7% without (group 2) an obvious sudden precipitating event. Exertion-related injuries were responsible for a loss of 2711 recruit-days of basic training. While the knee sustained the largest number of… CONTINUE READING
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