Accession Number:

ADA230727

Title:

Physical Fitness of Marine Corps Recruits

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

76.0

Abstract:

The Marine Corps views the physical fitness of every Marine as essential to its overall effectiveness. This research memorandum reviews the Physical Fitness Test PFT, estimates the effect of height and weight measures on the PFT scores of recruits, assesses the need for minimum and maximum weight standards, and forecasts the impact of alternative accession standards on physical fitness.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE