Shared Science - Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
WEM and The Journal of Special Operations Medicine (JSOM) participate in a shared science program. This opportunity is made possible through a reciprocal partnership between the journals. Click here to see the JSOM articles selected for WEM readers, please visit:
Factors Associated with Musculoskeletal Injuries While Hiking with a Backpack at Philmont Scout RanchParticipants at Philmont Scout Ranch embark on 12-d treks with pre-trek physical conditioning and medical clearance by their primary care physician. In this study, we investigated potential contributing factors to self-reported musculoskeletal injuries during a backpack trek.