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Victoria C. Edwards, Stephen D. Myers, Sophie L. Wardle, Andrew G. Siddall, Steven D. Powell, Sarah Needham-Beck, Sarah S. Kefyalew, Priya A. Singh, Elise R. Orford, Michelle C. Venables, Sarah Jackson, Julie P. Greeves, and Sam D. Blacker

British Army Officer Cadets (OCs) undertake the 44-week Commissioning Course (CC) at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS), consisting of periods of training in camp and field exercises (FEXs). The course, which is necessarily arduous, consists of a typical mixture of military work and

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Victoria C. Edwards, Stephen D. Myers, Sophie L. Wardle, Andrew G. Siddall, Steve D. Powell, Sarah Needham-Beck, Sarah Jackson, Julie P. Greeves, and Sam D. Blacker

British Army Officer Cadet (OC) training is a 44-week Commissioning Course (CC) at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, consisting of periods of training in camp and field exercises and is characterized by high physical activity levels ( Bilzon et al., 2006 ). Consequently, during the CC

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Johannes Raabe, Elmer Castillo, and Johannes Carl

clearly designates in its mission statement that professional services in the field should be promoted “for use by athletes, coaches, non-sport performers (dancers, musicians), business professionals, and high-risk occupations (military, firefighters, police).” To accommodate these developments, the term

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Chris M. Edwards

Clinical Scenario Neck pain affects both civilian and military personnel, with a 1-year prevalence estimated at 26% to 37% and up to 62%, respectively. 1 The significantly higher incidence rate in military personnel has brought to light a need for effective treatment and mitigating protocols. This

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Bridgette M. Desjardins

hips limber, try to clear my head with the repetitive motion. It’s so cramped I barely have room. A brass band is playing a familiar tune. I can pin it as military but can’t name it. I glance at my watch—fifteen seconds—and train my eyes forward. Sweat trickles down my back. I accidentally brush

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Paul E. Yeatts, Ronald Davis, Jun Oh, and Gwang-Yon Hwang

one type of physical activity that may relate to affective status ( Careless, 2014 ). Game outcome (i.e., winning or losing) may influence an athlete’s affective response ( Mack, Miller, Smith, Monaghan, & German, 2008 ). This is of particular interest among wounded military personnel who may use

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Matthew N. Peterson, Benjamin K. Kocher, Jeffery L. Heileson, and Marion V. Sanders

Tibial stress syndrome (TSS) is a common overuse injury that affects the lower extremities of athletes and military personnel. Colloquially known as “shin splints,” several definitions of TSS have been proposed. 1 , 2 TSS arises from musculotendinous inflammation and is typically diagnosed by pain

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Celina H. Shirazipour and Amy E. Latimer-Cheung

in one-specific group: military veterans with a physical disability. PA is a popular method to support military veterans following an acquired physical disability ( Chockalingam, Thomas, & Duval, 2012 ). However, some veterans do not respond to current methods of PA promotion, resulting in negative

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Timothy C. Sell, Mita T. Lovalekar, Takashi Nagai, Michael D. Wirt, John P. Abt, and Scott M. Lephart

for women to serve in different military occupational specialties (MOS). Women who are assigned to these MOS may require additional or different physical training and they may be at greater risk for injury or different injury types. Ideally, physical training will match the individual’s performance

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John S. Mason, Michael S. Crowell, Richard A. Brindle, Jeffery A. Dolbeer, Erin M. Miller, Todd A. Telemeco, and Donald L. Goss

meniscal surgeries are performed annually in the United States, 3 the overall incidence rate for meniscal injury among active US military personnel has been reported as more than 10 times the rate reported in civilian populations. 4 During the first 6 weeks following meniscal and articular cartilage