Cal State LA Administration/Faculty/Staff
Health- and Skill-Related Fitness Octathlon
May 18, 2000, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
"Military Run"
Cardiovascular endurance is a health-related fitness component that is defined as the "ability of the lungs, heart, and blood vessels to deliver adequate amounts of oxygen to the cells to meet the demands of prolonged (aerobic) physical activity." (Hoeger & Hoeger, 1994, p. 416)
Activity Description
Objective: Run/walk 800 meters (two laps) around the track.
Military Run Test Procedures:
  • All teams of 4 men & 4 women will report to the starting line.
  • The average timed performance by the fastest and slowest male and female team member to complete the race (times by two males and two females per team) will serve as the team's score.
Military Run Test Rules:
  • All runners on any participating team must complete the race.
  • Participants must keep moving (run or walk) at all times.
This event may NOT be repeated.
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