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Predictive gait related risk factors of lower extremity overuse injury among cadets in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps

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Title:Predictive gait related risk factors of lower extremity overuse injury among cadets in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps
Authors:Bourbeau, Christina Marie
Keywords:Rehabilitation Science
ROTC
lower extremity overuse injury
kinesiology
Date Issued:May 2012
Publisher:[Honolulu] : [University of Hawaii at Manoa], [May 2012]
Abstract:Based on the large incidence of lower extremity overuse injury (LEOI) in the military population and limited studies using three-dimensional motion capture analysis, this study was designed to assess the kinematics and kinetics of gait and to assess risk factors of LEOI associated with military basic training in Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets prior to the beginning of a physical training cycle, and to track injuries for one academic semester (approximately four months), in order to prospectively determine predictive factors of LEOIs among this population. The purpose of this study was to develop both retrospective and prospective kinetic and kinematic risk factor models for LEOI, specifically ITBS and AKP in members of a single ROTC unit.
Description:M.S. University of Hawaii at Manoa 2012.
Includes bibliographical references.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/101289
Appears in Collections: M.S. - Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science


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