PURPOSE: Conditioning for physically demanding occupations in hampered by injury, yet little research has been performed to investigate differences in injuries reported by female and male personnel. The aim of this study was to compare injury rates and patterns between female and male soldiers of the Australian Regular Army (ARA).
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|Publication status||Published - 26 Feb 2023|
|Event||4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference - Bond University, Robina, Australia|
Duration: 23 Feb 2023 → 26 Feb 2023
|Conference||4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference|
|Period||23/02/23 → 26/02/23|
|Other||Hosted by the Bond University Tactical Research Unit the conference will address the three T's essential to supporting physical performance in physically demanding occupations; Theory, Testing and Training. Specific topics will include physical employment standards, identifying and mitigating injury risk factors, physical conditioning and assessing occupational readiness.|
The conference content will be a blend of research and applied practice in a range of physically demanding occupations including military, law enforcement, fire and rescue and first responders.