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Annual Fitness Test

In the British Army, the Annual Fitness Test is designed to assess soldiers lower and upper body strength and endurance. The test was formerly known as the Combat Fitness Test – and is still colloquially known by soldiers as the CFT. The test involves a fast-paced march at fifteen minutes per mile, in full combat gear including the SA80 personal weapon, across rough terrain and roads. The exact weight of the equipment carried depends upon the type of unit and it is usually 15 kg to 25 kg dependent on service or arm, but all will cover a distance of 8 miles in less than 2 hours. Typically, ...

Army Combat Fitness Test

The United States Army Combat Fitness Test is the forthcoming fitness test for the United States Army. It was designed to better reflect the stresses of a combat environment, to address the poor physical fitness of recruits, and to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries for service members. It consists of six events and is graded on a scale with a maximum score of 600. The test is scheduled to take full effect as the US Armys fitness test of record as of October 2020.

Candidate Physical Ability Test

The Candidate Physical Ability Test is the standard assessment for measuring an individuals ability to handle the physical demands of being a firefighter. The CPAT is a timed test that measures how candidates handle eight separate physical tasks or functions, designed to mirror tasks that firefights would have to do on the job.

Individual physical proficiency test

The Individual Physical Proficiency Test is a standard physical fitness test used by the Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore Police Force and Singapore Civil Defence Force to test the basic components of physical fitness and motor skills of their members. The IPPT is applicable to all eligible persons with National Service liability, including Full-Time National Servicemen, Operationally-Ready National Servicemen, and regulars. The test presently consists of three stations: sit-up, push-up, and 2.4 kilometres run. Based on their age, sex and vocation, persons taking the IPPT are required to ...

Margaria-Kalamen power test

The Margaria-Kalamen power test, or Margaria-Kalamen stair climb is a short exercise intended to measure an athletes lower body peak power by having the athlete run up stairs.

United States Air Force Fitness Assessment

The United States Air Force Physical Fitness Assessment is designed to test the body composition, muscular strength/endurance, and cardiovascular respiratory fitness of airmen in the United States Air Force. As part of the Fit to Fight program, the Air Force adopted a more stringent physical fitness assessment in 2004 and replaced the annual ergo-cycle test that the Air Force had used for several years. Results are stored in the Air Force Fitness Management System and accessible via the AF Portal.

United States Army Physical Fitness Test

The Army Physical Fitness Test is designed to test the muscular strength, endurance, and cardiovascular respiratory fitness of soldiers in the United States Army. Soldiers are scored based on their performance in three events consisting of the push-up, sit-up, and a two-mile run, ranging from 0 to 100 points in each event. A minimum score of 60 in each event is required to pass the test. The soldiers overall score is the sum of the points from the three events. If a soldier passes all three events, the total may range from 180 to 300. Active component and Active Guard Reserve AGR component ...

United States Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test

The United States Marine Corps requires that all Marines perform a Physical Fitness Test and a Combat Fitness Test once per calendar year. Each test must be held at an interval of six months. The same standards apply for reservists. The PFT ensures that Marines are keeping physically fit and in a state of physical readiness. It consists of pull-ups or push-ups, crunches and a 3-mile run. On 1 October 2008 the Marine Corps introduced the additional pass/fail Combat Fitness Test CFT to the fitness requirements. The CFT is designed to measure abilities demanded of Marines in a war zone. Effec ...

United States Navy Physical Readiness Test

A Physical Readiness Test, also known as a Physical Fitness Assessment, or PFA, is conducted by the United States Navy to determine the physical fitness of their sailors.