Kinesiology 037

This course prepares students for the rigorous physical demands of career paths in the public safety academies. The students will have specialized individual and group training to improve cardiorespiratory endurance, stamina, muscular strength, endurance, core strength, agility, and flexibility to improve pre and post fitness assessments that are common in public safety academies.

Physical Fitness Assessment

The Physical Agility Tests (PAT) consists of:

  • 1 ½ mile run: The run must be completed within 15 minutes, with no stopping or walking.
  • Push-ups: A minimum of 20 push-ups must be completed within 60 seconds.
  • Sit-ups: A minimum of 20 sit-ups must be completed within 60 seconds.