Annual Award of Defence Industry in Education and Research

    Prize: Honorary award


    RSU doctoral student and technical orthopaedist Darja Ņesteroviča was awarded second prize - 1,000 euros for the research project Biomechanical Aspects of Wearing Military Footwear and Their Relation to the Lower Extremity Injuries Caused by Overexertion. Both military personnel and officers with specialised service ranks (police officers, border guards, firemen) will benefit from the findings. Ņesteroviča’s participation in the international research project Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries organised by the NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO) also deserves recognition. She worked on this project together with researchers from the USA, Belgium, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Slovenia and Spain, and contributed with calculations of musculoskeletal injury rates.
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Granting OrganisationsThe Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia

    Field of Science

    • 3.3 Health sciences


    • NATO