Accession Number : ADA619848


Title :   Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement in 101st Airbourne Soldiers


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 24 Jan 2011-23 Jan 2013


Corporate Author : PITTSBURGH UNIV PA


Personal Author(s) : Lephart, Scott M ; Sell, Timothy C ; Abt, John P ; Nagai, Takashi ; Beals, Kim ; Lovalekar, Mita T ; Rowe, Rusty ; McGrail, Mark ; Smalley, Brian W ; Wirt, Michael D


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a619848.pdf


Report Date : Feb 2013


Pagination or Media Count : 188


Abstract : This report is a summary of four phase research developing and validating the Eagle Tactical Athlete Program (ETAP). Phase 1 research identified the prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries. Phase 2 research identified suboptimal physical and physiological characteristics, implications for physical readiness, and considerations for physical training implementation. Phase 3 research developed ETAP and validated to improve injury mitigating characteristics. Phase 4 research validated ETAP to mitigate musculoskeletal injuries.


Descriptors :   *ARMY PERSONNEL , *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN) , *PHYSICAL FITNESS , *PREVENTION , *WOUNDS AND INJURIES , ARMY RESEARCH , ARMY TRAINING , BALANCE , BIOMECHANICS , MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM , NUTRITION , PHYSIOLOGY , STRENGTH(PHYSIOLOGY)


Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE