Accession Number : ADA116374

Title :   Body Composition and Work Performance of Cadets at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Apr 79-Apr 82,

Corporate Author : LETTERMAN ARMY INST OF RESEARCH PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO CA

Personal Author(s) : Fults,Robert D ; Morris,Michael S ; Johnston,Herman L ; Morris,Robert E ; Sauberlich,Howerde E

PDF Url : ADA116374

Report Date : Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : A study was conducted to evaluate the cadet weight control program at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. During the spring academic quarter of 1979, eighty-six cadets at the Academy were enrolled in the weight control program. This represented 2% of the male and 17% of the female cadets enrolled. This report is concerned with the body composition and work performance aspects of the study. The study was conducted in two phases. Phase I, conducted during the spring quarter of 1979, evaluated the procedures used to estimate the body composition of the cadets. Phase II, conducted in the fall of 1979, studied the body composition and the work performance of the cadets.

Descriptors :   *Work, *United States Military Academy, *Cadets, *Body weight, Control, Males, Females, Anthropometry, Oxygen consumption, Performance(Human), Nutrition

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE