oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - The prevention of exercise-related injuries among South African army recruits: a review
|Article Title||The prevention of exercise-related injuries among South African army recruits: a review|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Human Movement Science, University of Zululand, Kwadlangezwa|
|Publication Date||Jul 1999|
|Pages||17 - 19|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Boots wear regulations, Excessive body mass, Footwear, Physical abnormalities, Physical fitness, Prevention of over-use, Previous injury, Prophylactic effect, Shock-absorbing innersoles, Training methods and Training surfaces|
The high incidence of exercise-related injuries, primarily in the form of overuse syndromes to the lower extremities, is a universal problem among recruits being subjected to an intensive physical conditioning programme (basic training) on entering the military service.
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