Exercise Compliance: Does the US Air Force Have Unique Opportunities
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HUMAN SYSTEMS INFORMATION ANALYSIS CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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This publication documents the proceedings of an exercise compliance workshop sponsored by the US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicines Performance Enhancement Division and held in conjunction with a Human Systems Information Analysis Center HSIAC Review Analysis entitled, Exercise Compliance Does the US Air Force Have Unique Opportunities Military and civilian exercise science and exercise behavior subject- matter experts gathered at Brooks AFB, TX on 16 August 2001 purposed to seek consensus, opinions, and approaches on topics relevant to the Air Forces opportunities to enhance exercise compliance and adherence in its members. These proceedings and the accompanying RA document address and document the topic with the goal of providing a scientific base and related analyses for policy and decision-making. After opening remarks, a presentation covering HSIAC function, products for the Air Force, and specific work on this exercise compliance project, and a briefingdiscussion on Air Force physical fitness history, tests, standards, current issues and proposed direction, discussion ensued. The main points of discussion were exercise program motivators, awards, education and marketing to troops and commanders, physical fitness testing, mandatory physical fitness activity, providing a variety of activities, other techniques, and discussion leading to consensus. RA Reviewers suggestions for discussion topics are included.
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