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Measuring physical activity during US Army Basic Combat Training: a comparison of 3 methods

  • Published on Oct. 2013

Background An understanding of the demands of physical activity (PA) during US Army Basic Combat Training (BCT) is necessary to support Soldier readiness and resilience. The purpose of this study was to determine the agreement among 3 different PA measurement instruments in the BCT environment. Methods Twenty-four recruits from each of 11 ...


Associations Between Compulsory Physical Activity During Military Service and Activity in Later Adulthood Among Male Veterans Compared to Nonveterans

  • Published on August 6, 2013

Background: Military veterans provide a large and diverse population to examine the extent to which compulsory physical activity (PA) in early adulthood is associated with PA later in life. Methods: We assessed self-reported and objectively measured PA and sedentary time in the 900 veterans and 2036 nonveterans with valid data from the 2003...


Intensity of Physical Activity Performed During U.S. Army Basic Combat Training

  • Presented on May 30, 2013

Purpose The purpose of this study was to measure and compare physical activity (PA) intensity performed during 10 weeks of U.S. Army Basic Combat Training (BCT) at two training sites (Ft Jackson, SC; Ft Sill, OK). Methods 264 recruits from 11 companies wore an ActiGraph on their waist during waking hours for ...