Nevada POST Physical Fitness Test



the vertical jump test measures the dynamic strength and muscle power he will stand with one side of the wall heels together raise your arm closer to the wall over a head and your maximum standing reach will be recorded then using a rocking one step approach jump as high as you can while reaching upwards it may also stand flat-footed and jump without stepping your vertical jump is measured as the distance and inches between your maximum standing reach and the height your hand at your fingertips reaches during the jump you have three tries at this event with your best effort counting as your final score watch this demonstration the second event is the Illinois agility run a measure of coordinated movement and speed is important for performing tasks requiring quick movements around obstacles start in the prone position to the left of the first cone with the tips of your fingers behind the starting line when the instructor says go stand up and sprint to the forward line place one foot over the line and sprint back to the starting line make a left turn around the first cone then zigzag in a figure 8 fashion around the four cones and zigzag back to the starting line turn left around the first cone and sprint to the forward line and back one more time the clock stops when any part of your body crosses the finish line if you knock over a cone miss a turn or fail to touch the line one turning the instructor will stop you and return you to the end of the line for a restart you will have two trials for this event your score is the time it takes to complete the run and it will be recorded to the tenth of a second the next event is the push up a measure of the muscular endurance of the upper body chest shoulders and triceps this is important for tasks such as use of forest lifting carrying and pushing assume the front leaning rest position by placing your hands on the surface just outside a straight line down from the shoulders the back buttocks and legs must be in a generally straight line from the head to the heels the feet may be together or up to 12 inches apart when the instructor says go lower your body by bending the elbows until the tops of the upper arms shoulders and upper back are aligned and parallel to the ground return to the starting position by soft locking your elbows this constitutes one repetition you may rest in the up position if you arch your back fail to keep your body relatively straight or to soft lock your elbows you will receive a warning for any subsequent violation the repetition will not count there is no time limit do as many correct repetitions as possible your score is the number of correct push-ups the third event is the one-minute sit-up a measure of the muscular endurance of the abdominal muscles important for many physical tasks and injury prevention lie on your back with your knees bent at approximately a 90 degree angle and your heels on the ground your feet may be together or apart that the heels must stay in contact with the ground your partner will hold your ankles the tips of your fingers must stay behind the backs of your ears throughout the event when the instructor says go lift your upper body head and torso by bending at the waist and touch your elbows of the kneecaps return to the starting position with your shoulder blades touching the ground that will constitute one repetition if you arch your back lift your buttocks from the mat move your fingertips forward of the back of your ears fail to break the vertical plane and touch the knees stop to rest in the down position or fail to touch your shoulders to the mat you will receive a warning for any subsequent violation the repetition will not count you will have one minute to do as many sit-ups as possible instructable announced 45 30 15 seconds and count out the last 10 seconds your score is the number of correct situps the 300 meter sprint measures your anaerobic power you must complete the run without any help at the start all participants will line up behind the starting line on the command go the clock will start you'll begin running at your own pace your goal is to complete the course as quickly as possible the last event is the 1.5 mile run a measure of cardiovascular endurance or aerobic power this is important for foot pursuits and use of for situations lasting more than two minutes you will line up behind the starting line at the command go start running at a submaximal pace less than an all-out run to complete this run you will start here and run six times around the track your goal is to complete the 1.5 miles and as fast a time as you can as you complete each lap your time and number of laps to go will be announced you may walk but try to keep running for the entire distance you may run alongside another running for help with the pace but unit may not be physically assisted or assist another after the run do not sit down or stand but walk slowly for a lap your score is the time it takes to complete the 1.5 miles

7 Comments

  1. Do they test your blood pressure before hand for caffeine ?

  2. Can you make a 2017 video lol

  3. for corrections ?

  4. Actually its 23 push ups un timed and 30 sit ups in a minute now. In addition the 1.5 mi run is roughly 16 mins to finish and the agility run is 19 seconds or less.

  5. what are the acceptable times, reps, height of jump ?

  6. 14 inches

  7. Vertical jump test , is there a mark that has to be meet ?

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