Parachuting is regarded as one of the most challenging and demanding effort which requires a high degree of mental and physical fitness. Paratroopers are subjected to vigorous training in order to prepare them for the hardship of war or stressful environment. This present study is aimed at investigating the prevalence of emotional stress among this elite force, the associated factors contributing to stress as well as to examine the association between the emotional stress and temporomandibular disorders. 300 active military parachutists were recruited.
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