- The obesity epidemic: implications for recruitment and retention of defence force personnelR McLaughlin
Centre for Military and Veterans Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Obes Rev 10:693-9. 2009..Future research should be targeted towards these areas in order to determine the implications of obesity for recruitment and retention of defence force personnel...
- An evaluation of the effect of military service on mortality: quantifying the healthy soldier effectRuth McLaughlin
Centre for Military and Veterans Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Ann Epidemiol 18:928-36. 2008..The healthy soldier effect denotes the proposition that military populations are likely to be healthier than other populations. A systematic review was conducted which aimed to quantify the magnitude of the healthy soldier effect...
- The health and cost implications of high body mass index in Australian defence force personnelJonathan Peake
University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
BMC Public Health 12:451. 2012..The purpose of this study was to compare the incidence of injury and illness, absenteeism, productivity, healthcare usage and administrative outcomes among Australian Defence Force personnel with varying BMI...
- Australian military primary care practitioners do not believe clinical practice guidelines are needed for postdeployment medically unexplained symptomsJon Adams
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Room 333, Public Health Building, Herston Rd, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
Mil Med 174:392-7. 2009..The response by practitioners is of critical importance for the potential implementation of clinical practice guidelines in this area...