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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Tm scorer determines for himself if he will sit or kneel when scoring. Using this method ensures that each soldier has an equal chance to be recognized for any of the tested fitness components.

Take, may distort the for example, the following case shown in Figure Your fingers must be interlocked behind your head and the backs of your hands must touch the ground.

Anything that gives a soldier an unfair advantage is not permitted during the APFT.

Weight will be recorded to the nearest pound. Training of supervisors and scorers. They may be worn in cold weather when approved by the local commander.

You must make sure it is visible at all times. The test will continue, and any zpft performed push-ups will not be counted. Soldiers that require makeup testing or re-testing for an APFT failure are exempt from the 8-month rule. If he has not done 10 correct repetitions, he is sent to the end of the line to retake that event. He counts out loud the number of correct repetitions completed and repeats the number of the last correct push-up if an incorrect one is done.


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Scorers tell the testees what apf do wrong as it occurs during the event. For the purposes of promotion, a soldier’s score on an alternate event equals the average of their push-up and sit-up scores. The calculations on Figuregive the soldier a total score of points. When the soldier completes the event, the scorer records the number of correctly performed sit-ups, initials the scorecard, and returns it to the soldier.

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

United States Army Physical Fitness Test

Army were first developed in at the United States Military Academy. Circle NO-GO is the soldier fails to complete the alternate aerobic event within the required time. When viewed from the side, your body should form a generally straight line from your shoulders to your ankles.


For example, if the profile period was 7 days, the soldier has 14 days to train for the APFT after the profile period ends. They must be able to measure time in both minutes and seconds. It should have the following: Preparing the test and controlling performance factors.

Soldiers should not be tested on a quarter-mile track, and they should never be out of the scorers’ sight. For a proper analysis of the unit’s performance, event scores should be used. 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.

A minimum of 8 months will separate record tests with no more than 14 months between record tests.

Retrieved 21 September Turn in your number when you finish the run. Cynthia Brasfield April 16th, on 4: A soft, flat, dry area for performing push-ups and sit-ups. cm

Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) FM / TC Training Info

The number on your chest is for identification. Count the number of correctly per-performed repetitions aloud. Equipment One stopwatch is needed along with rm clipboard and pen for each scorer.