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What does APFT stand for?

Army Physical Fitness Test

What does PRT stand for?

Physical Readiness Training

Define Physical Readiness

The ability to meet the physical demands of any combat or duty position, to accomplish the mission, and continue to fight and win.

What are some of the secondary goals of PRT? (3)

1. Develop teamwork and unit cohesion

2. Instill confidence and the will to win

3. Integrate aggressiveness, resourcefulness, and resilience.

What are the 3 Phases of PRT?

1. Initial Conditioning (Conducted in ROTC and Future Soldier Programs)

2. Toughening Phase (Develops foundational fitness and skills necessary for the Sustaining Phase)

3. Sustaining Phase (Continues physical development and maintains a high level of physical readiness)

What are the 3 components of Physical Readiness Training?

1. Strength (Ability to overcome resistance)

2. Endurance (Ability to sustain activity)

3. Mobility (Functional application of strength and endurance)

What are some examples of Anaerobic activity? (3)

1. Speed running

2. Individual movement techniques

3. Negotiation of obstacles

What are some examples of Aerobic activity? (3)

1. Foot Marching

2. Sustained running

3. Cycling & Swimming

How long should Soldiers be allowed to train with a unit before PRT Leaders assess the Soldier's fitness level?

90 Days; The time frame allows them to acclimatize and adapt physically and psychologically

What are the 3 phases of the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) Cycle?

1. Reset

2. Train-ready

3. Available

What is meant by the term "overuse"?

Overuse injuries can be caused by overreaching without adequate rest, recovery and nutrient intake.

When exercise is used for corrective action what are the only exercises that may be used? (10)

1. Rower

2. Squat bender

3. Windmill

4. Prone row

5. Push-up

6. V-up

7. Leg tuck and twist

8. Supine bicycle

9. Swimmer

10. 8 Count push-up

All PRT sessions should consist of what 3 elements?

1. Preparation Drill (Dynamic warm up)

2. Activities (Last between 30-60 mins)

3. Recovery Drill (safely tapers off activities)

Once a profile is lifted, how much time should a Soldier be given before administering an APFT?

2x the length of the profile but not to exceed 90 days

Should the PD and RD be used during the APFT?


What are the 2 types of commands used in PRT?

1.Preparatory commands

2. Commands of execution

What command is given to reassemble the formation?

Assemble to the Right, MARCH!

What are the counts for SLOW and MODERATE cadences?

SLOW: 50 counts per minute

MODERATE: 80 counts per minute

What FM covers Physical Readiness Training

FM 7-22