Accession Number:

ADA209555

Title:

A Comparative Analysis of Army Physical Readiness Test Results of AMEDD Units Without Formal Physical Training Programs

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis, Jul 1983-Jul 1984

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

129.0

Abstract:

This study was conducted to determine if soldiers assigned to AMEDD units with no formal physical training programs achieving the same level of physical fitness as soldiers assigned to AMEDD units with formal physical training programs. This study found that soldiers assigned to AMEDD units with formal physical fitness programs achieved statistically significant higher levels of physical fitness. The overall differences are attributable to specific differences in particular categories. Across all age and sex categories, soldiers with a formal program achieved better times in the two mile run. A formal PT program does not produce consistent, significantly higher sit-up and push-up results. Theses.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE