oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - The prevention of exercise-related injuries among South African army recruits: a review

Volume 6, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



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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