The incidence of overuse injuries in military recruits during basic military training.

@article{Jordaan1994TheIO,
  title={The incidence of overuse injuries in military recruits during basic military training.},
  author={Gerhard P. Jordaan and M P Schwellnus},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={159 6},
  pages={
          421-6
        }
}
A study was undertaken to document the incidence of overuse injuries sustained during basic military training. The injuries in military recruits (N = 1,261) undergoing basic training were documented prospectively over a 9-week period. Injury incidence was expressed as percentage of all recruits injured, weekly incidence (injuries/1,000 recruits/week), and injuries/1,000 training hours. The incidence of six common specific overuse injuries was also recorded. The overall incidence of injuries… CONTINUE READING
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