Metabolic fitness as a predictor of injury risk in conditioned military trainees undertaking an arduous field training exercise

Neil Meigh, Rob Marc Orr, Michael Steele

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Abstract

Musculoskeletal injuries reduce the ability for military forces to train new personnel. Metabolic fitness has been used to predict injury risk in new Australian Army trainees. The purpose of the present study was to examine the validity of using metabolic fitness to determine injury risk in conditioned military trainees completing an arduous field training exercise.
Original languageEnglish
Pages24
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event1st Australian Conference on Physiological and Physical Employment Standards - Canberra, Australia
Duration: 27 Nov 201228 Nov 2012
Conference number: 1st

Conference

Conference1st Australian Conference on Physiological and Physical Employment Standards
CountryAustralia
CityCanberra
Period27/11/1228/11/12

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