Accession Number:

ADA252427

Title:

A Prospective Evaluation of Stress Fractures/Overuse Injuries in a Population of West Point Cadets.

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1 Dec 90-30 Nov 91,

Corporate Author:

KELLER ARMY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WEST POINT NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-01-15

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The study group performed two evaluations during this period. 175 Cadets remain in the study. Nonparticipant are primarily due to resignation from the Academy. Body fat for the men and women has remained the same. The women have increased weight indicating a gain in muscle mass. Lower extremity injuries have equalized in the two groups. There were more injuries in men 32 than in women 27 from January 9l to August 1991. Bone density and laboratory values are being automated presently. RAII Stress Bone Scintigraphy Volunteers.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE