Military personnel feet health support: problems and decision

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPoster presentation


The aim of the study was to assess of individual habits and skill of support foot hygiene for participants of Combat training course. The study group included military personnel- in aged from 21 till 30 yearsThe survey included anthropometric measurements and an anamnesis of respondents about the pre-existing foot diseases as well survey the knowledge about the foot’s skin healthcare.The slight predominance of the respondents 54.0% didn’t have any problem with feet health during lifetime, but those in a minority – 45.9% mentioned that the most common problems were - flat feet 18.9%, ingrown toenails 10.8%, callus 10.8% and hyperhidrosis 5.4%. The military personnel with active feet health disorder and greater weight are in a risk group of developing more severe skin damage during tactical exercises.
Period24 Mar 2021
Event titleRSU Research week 2021: Knowledge for Use in Practice
Event typeConference
LocationRīga, LatviaShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational