Developing physical capability standards that are predictive of success on Special Forces selection courses.

@article{Hunt2013DevelopingPC,
  title={Developing physical capability standards that are predictive of success on Special Forces selection courses.},
  author={Andrew P Hunt and Robin Marc Orr and Daniel C. Billing},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={178 6},
  pages={
          619-24
        }
}
This study aimed to develop minimum standards for physical capability assessments (vertical jump, sit and reach, push-ups, seven-stage sit-ups, heaves, agility, 20-m shuttle run, loaded 5-km pack march, and 400-m swim) that candidates must pass before they can commence Australian Army Special Forces (SF) selection courses. Soldiers (Part A: n = 104; Part B: n = 92) completed the physical capability assessments before commencing a SF selection course. At the beginning of these selection courses… CONTINUE READING

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