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Injury Surveillance and Longitudinal Studies for Gender Integration in the Army, Second Annual Assessment, 2017

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Technical Report,01 Oct 2016,31 Dec 2017

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U.S. Army Public Health Center Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

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The purpose of this report is to provide an annual update summarizing the injury surveillance, longitudinal studies, and injury mitigation program evaluations conducted by the U.S. Army Public Health Center APHC Injury Prevention Division IPD during implementation of the Armys gender integration plan. This report summarizes 1 findings from injury surveillance of the operational Army Active Component CY2016 and Initial Entry Training IET Basic Combat Training BCT, One Station Unit Training OSUT, and Advanced Individual Training AIT from 2011 to 2016 2 causes of injury among trainees in IET and officers in Basic Officer Advanced Courses 3 evaluation of the association of Occupational Physical Assessment Test OPAT performance, injuries, and graduation among BCT trainees 3 January to 9 June 2017 and 4 evaluation of the Multivitamin with Iron Program for Women in IET as potential mitigation to reduce the injury and attrition risks among women.

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