Five physical fitness components will be measured at the beginning and at the end of the Basic Recruit Training
Program. It is imparative recruits understand the
importance of physical fitness in the law enforcement and corrections career fields.
Vertical Jump: This component measures leg power and consists of measuring how high a person jumps.
One Minute Sit-Ups: These exercises measure abdominal or trunk muscular endurance. While students lie on their backs, they will be given one minute to do as many bent leg sit-ups as possible.
300 Meter Run: This exercise measures anaerobic power, or the ability to make an intense burst of effort for a short time period or distance. This component requires students to sprint 300 meters.
Maximum Push-Ups: This component measures the muscular endurance of the upper body and consists of doing as many push-ups as possible until muscular fatigue develops.
1.5 Mile Run: This exercise measures aerobic power or cardiovascular endurance (stamina over time). To complete this component, the student must run or walk, as fast as possible, for a distance of 1.5 miles.
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