Is There Any Correlation between Physical Fitness Tests & Performance of Military Tasks?

Research Paper Title Correlations between Physical Fitness Tests & Performance of Military Tasks – A Systematic Review & Meta-Analyses. Purpose To help evaluate the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) and ensure a future test is associated with Soldiers’ performance of common physical job requirements, the USAPHC applied a Systematic Review (SR) methodology to identify and synthesize published… Read More

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British Army Fitness Assessment: Comparing Sit-ups & Curl-ups on Muscle Activity

Research Paper Title Abdominal and hip flexor muscle activity during 2 minutes of sit-ups and curl-ups. Background Previous studies have compared muscle activity between different types of sit-ups and curl-ups. However, few have examined the exercises used by the armed forces or investigated the influence of exercise duration on muscle activation. Therefore, the aim of… Read More