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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 976513, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/976513
Research Article

The Effect of the Weight of Equipment on Muscle Activity of the Lower Extremity in Soldiers

1Department of Orthopaedics, University Medicine Rostock, Doberaner Straße 142, 18057 Rostock, Germany
2Bundeswehr Institute of Sports Medicine, Dr.-Rau-Allee 32, 48231 Warendorf, Germany
3Rostock Military Medical Centre, Hohe Düne 30, 18119 Rostock, Germany

Received 14 June 2012; Accepted 15 July 2012

Academic Editors: C. Y. Guezennec and D. Rafferty

Copyright © 2012 Tobias Lindner et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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