Physical Training in the Military: A Telling History

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Abstract

The need to physically train soldiers for combat can be traced back to the tome Epitoma rei militaris, by Flavius Renatus (circa 500 AD).
Noting the period over which physical training (PT) has been a focus of military training, the question arises as to how much has changed.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2020
Event5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance - Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Quebec, Canada
Duration: 11 Feb 202014 Feb 2020
Conference number: 5th
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Conference

Conference5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance
Abbreviated titleICSPP
CountryCanada
CityQuebec
Period11/02/2014/02/20
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    Orr, R. M., Schram, B., Canetti, E., & Pope, R. R. (2020). Physical Training in the Military: A Telling History. Poster session presented at 5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance, Quebec, Canada.