Evaluating the occupational physical fitness of Canadian forces infantry personnel.

@article{Jett1989EvaluatingTO,
  title={Evaluating the occupational physical fitness of Canadian forces infantry personnel.},
  author={Maurice Jett{\'e} and A Kimick and K Sidney},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={154 6},
  pages={318-22}
}
Fitness in the military is a time-honored and unquestionable axiom. Yet, there is limited objective knowledge as to what criteria of fitness are necessary to maintain combat effectiveness during sustained operations and how they should be assessed. The purpose of this study was to design an indoor standardized obstacle course (ISOC) related to specific trade-related tasks. A 19-item indoor obstacle course consisting of running, crawling, scaling, pulling, lifting, carrying, and pushing events… CONTINUE READING

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