Accession Number : ADA017164

Title :   The Significance of Physical Training of Pilots.

Descriptive Note : Aeromedical Review,

Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : Hill,Wilhelm

Report Date : DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The aim of this report has been to explain the absolute necessity of physical exercise in preserving the efficiency of pilots. The technic and regimen of the possible exercises have been explained in detail, and brief mention has been made of the possibility of a rehabilitation program such as the one currently meeting with success in Germany. The suggested training recommendations should place the flight surgeon in a position to control the efficiency rate and to cut efficiency loss through instituting the appropriate exercises.

Descriptors :   *Aviation medicine, *Physical fitness, Flight surgeons, Exercise(Physiology), Pilots, Cardiovascular system, Strength(Physiology), Endurance(Physiology)

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE