The Effectiveness of Basic Military Training To Improve Functional Lifting Strength in New Recruits.

@article{Drain2015TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Basic Military Training To Improve Functional Lifting Strength in New Recruits.},
  author={Jace R Drain and J A Sampson and Daniel C. Billing and Simon D Burley and Denise M. Linnane and Herbert Groeller},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 Suppl 11},
  pages={S173-7}
}
Australian Army recruits are required to meet the incumbent baseline physical employment standards (PES) during basic military training. A box lift and place (BLP) assessment is included in the PES, and it assesses the ability to perform essential muscular strength tasks. Therefore, basic military training must provide sufficient training stimulus to enable recruits to achieve the baseline BLP standard. A study was undertaken to investigate changes in the performance of 1-repetition maximum BLP… CONTINUE READING
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