CONTROLLING THE WEAPONS
- MAKING THE DIFFERENCE. Allen, Jeffrey // Airman;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p28
Talks about the new physical fitness program for the U.S. Air Force members. Impact of the September 11, 2001 bombings on the airmen; Significance of being physically fit and ready for the military; Comments from Gen. John P. Jumper, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, on the importance of the program.
- STAYING FIT TO WIN. Reed, Keith // Airman;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p2
Discusses the importance of physical conditioning as part of basic military training and officer training in the U.S. Significance of staying in shape for a military; Possibility of jeopardizing the overall mission and not getting the job done if an officer is out of shape; Call of Gen. John P....
- Air Force Fitness Standards. // Airman;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p43
Presents U.S. Air Force fitness standards. Determinants of fitness level; Components; Scoring system.
- COMPARISON OF TWO EXERCISE PROTOCOLS ON FITNESS SCORE IMPROVEMENT IN POORLY CONDITIONED AIR FORCE PERSONNEL. Westcott, Wayne L.; Annesi, James J.; Skaggs, Jerry M.; Gibson, Jill R.; Reynolds, Roger D.; O'Dell, J. Pat // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Apr2007, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p629
A 12-wk. study was conducted to contrast the effects of a longer and more frequent aerobic exercise protocol with a shorter and less frequent circuit strength-training protocol for improving U.S. Air Force physical fitness test scores of subjects who previously failed to achieve a passing point...
- Epidemiology of Injuries and Illness during the United States Air Force Academy 2002 Basic Cadet Training Program: Documenting the Need for Prevention. Billings, Christine E. // Military Medicine;Aug2004, Vol. 169 Issue 8, p664
The rapid physical and emotional conditioning that occurs during Basic Cadet Training (BCT) creates ample opportunity for injuries and illnesses. The goal of this analysis will be to document the magnitude of injury and illness problems during BCT at the Air Force Academy and to identify...
- WHO'S PHYSICALLY FIT? Malmstrom, Frederick V. // Flying Safety;Jun2000, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p14
Focuses on how the United States Air Force deals with the physical fitness of service members. Information on the physical fitness program of the Air Force; Background of the fitness tests being used by the Air Force; Some fitness tips.
- Retention vs. Discharge. Weber, Jeremy S. // Reporter;Spring2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p54
The article discusses the fitness failure cases in the U.S. Air Force fitness program in which it is mandated for discharge by the Air Force Instruction (AFI) 36-2905. It is noted that the air force discharged barely 200 airmen every year for failing to meet the fitness standards. It also...
- AFAA TEAMS UP WITH THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE. // American Fitness;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p54
Presents an overview of the Pacific Air Force (PACAF) fitness tours conducted by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Highlights of each tour; Goal of Bob George, athletic manager of PACAF Headquarters, in scheduling the classes; Support of AFAA to the U.S. military forces.
- Teaching the Basics. Clarke, Patrick E. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Dec2000, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on the training of United States Air Force Reserve personnel. Duration of training; Demands from military training instructors; Expectations of instructors from newly-hired reservists; Position of the training instructor in the service. INSET: Reserve command chief returns to the `basics'.