Fitness Test

Annual Adjusted for age and gender

Adjusted for age and gender (AR 350-41, 1993)

Sit-reach Curl-ups×2 min Push-ups×2 min 1.5-mi run/walk or 500-yd swim (age and gender adjusted)

Submaximal cycle ergometer test, percent of standard based on VO2 max, age and gender specific (AFI 40-501, 1996)

Men: 3-mi run Curl-ups Push-ups Pull-ups×2 min

None

 

Cardiovascular and muscular endurance

2-mi run Sit-ups×2 min Push-ups×2 min

+ BF standards (OPNAVINST 6110.1D, 1990)

 

Women: 1.5-mi run Curl-ups Push-ups Bent-arm hang×2 min

 

 

(DODI 1308.3, 1995)

 

 

 

 

 

Duty Time for Physical Fitness

May authorize 1 1/2 hrs 3×/wk

Authorize duty time

Commanding officer's discretion

Commanding officer's discretion

Part of weekly training day

Commanding officer's discretion

Deferrals/Waivers

 

Hospitalization

Medical limitations

Medical limitations

?

Medical limitations

 

 

Prolonged treatment for medical limitations

Unique body builds Up to 36%

 

 

Smoking cessation: after successful completion of a smoking cessation class, member given a one time 6-mo exemption to weight standards

 

Pregnancy

• Exempt from body composition, fitness testing (AR 40-501, 1995)

• Exempt from body composition, fitness testing

• Exempt from body composition, fitness testing

• Full-duty status and deployable until medical officer certifies that full duty is medically inadvisable

• Exempt from body composition testing

 

 

• Nondeployable

• 20-wk Rule (no shipboard duty after 20th week of gestation)

• Restrictions based on work environment

• May not participate in contingency operations or be deployed for operations aboard Navy vessels

• >28 weeks, 40-h work week; no overseas duty

 

 

• At 20 weeks, standing at parade rest/attention <15 minutes

• 6-h Rule (medical evacuation for ER must be within 6 hours) (OPNAVINST 6000.1A, 1989)

• Pregnant members assigned to areas without obstetrical care will have assignment curtailed by 24th week (AFI 44-102, 1996)

 

• Other duty restrictions based on work environment; no rescue swimmer duties

 

 

• At 28 weeks, 40-h week/8-h day

 

 

 

• Not deployable during 20th week through 6 months postpartum



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