MARSOC Injury Prevention and Human Performance Research

The Operator is the foundation of Special Operations Forces and optimal physical readiness will promote tactical performance and reduce the risk of...

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Marines SpeCial Operations PrEparedness (M-SCOPE)

The University of Kentucky Sports Medicine Research Institute (SMRI) received a $3.6 million research contract from the United States Department of...

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Addressing Neuromuscular Deficits for Improved Outcomes in Ankle Rehabilitation

The most common injury among military and civilian populations is the ankle sprain.  While often dismissed as inconsequential, more than half...

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The Effect of Sleep Restriction on Exercise Performance and Risk Factors for Musculoskeletal Injury

Insufficient sleep, known as sleep restriction, increases the risk of injury in athletes, military personnel, and the general population. Yet, the...

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Team Red, White, Blue (RWB)

The SMRI has been active in outreach working toward improving the health and wellness of veterans. This past August the SMRI hosted a Team Red, White...

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Operation Wildcat

In November 2017, the SMRI organized a collaborative event with Team RWB, the Kentucky Army National Guard, and the Lexington Fire Department as a...

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Veteran Pilot

Up to 85% of Veterans using the US Department of Veteran Affairs health care system are classified as overweight or obese. Excessive body weight and...

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Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)

Since 2015, SMRI has collaborated with the UK Army and Air Force ROTC programs to share over a decade’s worth of research and provide consultation on...

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Army National Guard

In the spring of 2018, the Kentucky Army National Guard developed a new program for Soldiers that have under-performed in their Physical Fitness Test...

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Army-Baylor DPT

Students from the Army Baylor Physical Therapy program, completing their clinical rotations at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, were hosted by...

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