Army Injury Prevention

Last Updated: August 14, 2018
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​Information on physical training, sports and accident injury prevention.

THE FACTS:                                                                                                                                 PH360 chart showing Morbidity Burden Summary by Disease Category, AD Army 2015

  • Injuries are the LEADING cause of military medical visits and civilian compensation claims -- view your installation-specific injury data.
  • Musculoskeletal, motor vehicle, heat-, and cold- related injuries are of particular concern.
  • Benefits of minimizing injury risks are substantial:
    • Enhanced performance, productivity, and readiness (individual as well as unit level)
    • Reduced lost time for training and duty days
    • Decreased costs for medical, workers compensation, and disability