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- Are You Fit to Fight? Roberts, Chuck // Airman;Oct2004, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p2
The article reports on the introduction of a new Fit to Fight program would replace the cycle ergometry test and encouraged everyone to get ready in the Air Force. This program is forwarded by General John Jumper. The total number of points earned on the fitness test places Airmen into one of...
- Healing through sports. Collins, Elizabeth M. // Soldiers;Dec2010, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p16
The article discusses the participation by wounded, ill and injured servicemembers in the Warrior Games held in spring 2010 at the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Sports offered at the Warrior Games included recurve- and compound-bow archery,...
- Correction Factors for Body Mass Bias in Military Physical Fitness Tests. Vanderurgh, Paul M. // Military Medicine;Jul2007, Vol. 172 Issue 7, p738
Recent research findings combined with the theoretical laws of biological similarity make the compelling case that all physical fitness test items for the Army, Air Force, and Navy impose a 15 to 20% physiological bias against heavier, not fatter, men and women. Using the published findings that...
- 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.
- How To GET FIT NOW. Holloway, Lynette R. // Ebony;Jul2005, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p78
Presents tips on how to lose weight. Recommendation on eating habits; Impact of drinking water on hunger; Exercise suggestions.
- The Raw Materials. O'Connell, Jeff // Men's Fitness;Jan2002, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p104
Offers nutrition ideas for men who want to lose fat and gain muscle. Importance of water intake; Average calorie consumption; Percentage of carbs, protein and fat every meal.
- For a better body, go easier on yourself. Dreisbach, Shaun // Glamour;Mar2004, Vol. 102 Issue 3, p101
Provides tips on health and body training. Achievement of the goal to drink four eight-once glasses of water by noon; Need to keep track of how many inches lost in a month; Focus on having a healthy snack.
- Water with an Attitude. Murphy, Dee // Current Health 1;Apr/May2004, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p17
Provides information on fitness waters.
- Training for the Air Force Fitness Assessment: The Experience of Postpartum Women. Armitage, Nicole H.; Severtsen, Billie M.; Vandermause, Roxanne; Smart, Denise A. // Military Medicine;Jul2014, Vol. 197 Issue 7, p766
Active duty personnel in the U.S. Air Force (USAF) are required to pass periodic fitness assessments in order to facilitate and evaluate physical readiness. Pregnant women are exempt from testing but must take the fitness test 6 months after childbirth. However, evidence from prior research...