Date of this Version

11-27-2012

Document Type

Miscellaneous Material

Publication Details

Published Version.

Meigh, N., Steele, M. & Orr, R. M. (2012). Metabolic fitness as a predictor of injury risk in conditioned military trainees undertaking an arduous field training exercise. In N. A. S. Taylor & D. C. Billing (Eds.), Paper presented at the proceedings of the 1st Australian Conference on Physiological and Physical Employment Standards, Canberra, Australia. ISBN: 978-1-74128-220-7

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© Copyright N. Meigh, M. Steele & R. M. Orr, 2012

ISBN

978-1-74128-220-7

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.

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