Physical Fitness Symposium, 12-14 October 1970, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia
ARMY INFANTRY SCHOOL FORT BENNING GA
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The Leadership Department and the Office of Doctrine, Development, Literature and Plans ODDLP, United States Army Infantry School co-hosted a Physical Fitness Symposium during the period 12-14 October 1970. Numerous civilian and military physical fitness and training authorities were assembled to discuss the various aspects of general physical fitness and to analyze the Armys fitness programs. The objectives of the symposium were 1 To discuss new developments in physical fitness programs. 2 To continue liaison between military and civilian experts in the field of physical education. 3 To surface and discuss innovations recently researched and developed at the Infantry School which are being considered for Army-wide implementation. 4 To provide an opportunity for an objective evaluation of the Armys physical fitness programs by civilian and military experts. 5 To learn about the latest civilian research and development in the field of physical education. 6 To determine the relationship between physical fitness and military job performance. 7 To evaluate the Armys physical fitness test programs.
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