Corpus ID: 141639355

U.S Army Physical Readiness Training Protocols

@article{Showman2014USAP,
  title={U.S Army Physical Readiness Training Protocols},
  author={Nathan Showman and P. Henson},
  journal={Military review},
  year={2014},
  volume={94},
  pages={12}
}
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Company-level leaders and above frequently discuss concerns about how to train soldiers physically for the rigors of combat. How should the U.S. Army conduct physical readiness training (PRT)? Common concerns include-- * The wide-ranging and often unpredictable physical tasks soldiers may be called on to perform. * Overall low levels of fitness and perceived high rates of excess weight in new recruits. * Injury rates from training for recruits and seasoned soldiers… Expand
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