This brief aims to provide detailed information about injuries in the CAF. It provides the latest scientific evidence concerning injury prevention in sports and physical training. 50% of Canadian Forces injuries occur during sports and physical activity and research shows that 80-95% of all injuries are preventable. These preventable injuries have a significant negative impact on the operational readiness of the CAF. Education and awareness are key components to create local support for injury prevention initiatives. It is also critical in order to see a reduction in physical activity and sports injuries here on the Wing.
Injury Reduction Strategies for Sports and Physical Activity
- 1 hour Leadership Brief
- 2 hour General Awareness Brief