This page contains the US Army Field Manual on Physical Fitness Training . Injuries, Chapter Army Physical Fitness Test. Appendix. Appendix A. An APFT with alternate test events is given to soldiers with permanent profiles and The OIC or NCOIC at the test site must have a copy of FM on hand. FM PHYSICAL FITNESS TRAINING CHAPTER 14 – ARMY PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST *This publication supersedes FM , 28 August

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United States Army Physical Fitness Test

This page was last edited on 3 Novemberat Your body must remain rigid in a generally straight line and move as a unit while performing each repetition. The scorer for each group assigns a number to each soldier in the group. Scorers assign numbers to the soldiers in their groups and record each soldier’s number on the appropriate scorecard.

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Soldiers do not have tiring duties just before taking the APFT. The vertical position means that the base of your neck is above the base of your spine. An altered, front-leaning rest position is the only authorized rest position. You must complete the run without any physical help. Chapter 14 Army Physical Fitness Test.

It must not take more than two hours. The event supervisor must have the following: In all cases when a point value falls between two point values, the lower point value is used and recorded.

Each scorer determines for himself if he will sit or kneel when scoring. As soldiers near the end of the 6. Each test apf must be two yards wide and four yards deep.


Individual soldiers are also encouraged to set for themselves a series of successively higher APFT performance goals. Commanders at every level must ensure that apt training is designed to develop physical abilities in a balanced way, not just to help soldiers do well on the APFT. If a soldier has a permanent medical condition that keeps him or her from conducting the two mile run, an alternative aerobic event consisting of either a 2.

Equipment Two stopwatches, one clipboard and 21-0 for each scorer, a copy of the test instructions and standards, and one stationary bicycle ergometer are needed.

An area for stretching and warming up. The physical fitness assessments for the U. A flat, 2-mile running course with a solid surface and no more than a three-percent grade.

A soldier whose profile prevents two or more APFT events must complete the 2-mile run or an alternate aerobic event to earn a “go” on the test.

If, while performing the apct event, this angle becomes greater than 90 degrees, the scorer should instruct the testee and holder to reposition the legs to the proper angle and obtain compliance before allowing the testee’s performance to continue.

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Securing a location for the events. However, they are not all-inclusive, overall measures of physical-combat readiness. After the entire APFT has been completed, the event scorer will convert raw scores to point scores using the scoring standards on the back of the scorecards. This evaluates training procedures and indicates the soundness of the apff physical fitness program.


He must get at least a minimum passing score on each event apct earn a “go” for the test.

Such information will be recorded in their official military record. If a repetition tm not count, the scorer will repeat the number of your last correctly performed sit-up.

No point values are awarded. He uses the commands “Get set” and “Go. Then, return to the starting position by raising your entire body until your arms are fully extended. Therefore, a female’s point push-up score should be considered the same as a male’s point push-up score.

To assess this, other physical capabilities must be measured. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. On the command ‘go,’ begin raising your upper body forward to, or beyond, the vertical position. Briefing and orienting administrators and participants. Correctly supervising testees and laying out the test area are essential duties. Chapter 7 Circuit Training and Exercise Drills.

Archived from the original PDF on March 4, He gives them a short warm-up period to acclimate to the water temperature and loosen up. He then moves the groups to their testing apfy.

Scoring for alternate aerobic events is either GO or NO-GO pass or fail and is based on the gender and age of the individual. Facilities Each station is 6 feet wide and 15 feet deep.