Updating military physical profiles
The Fitness Profile assesses overall physical fitness levels among Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members.
It combines two measures: Operational Fitness, Assessed via the FORCE Evaluation; and Health-Related Fitness Based on an estimation of cardio respiratory fitness (derived from FORCE Evaluation results) and on a measure of waist circumference.
This data is input into an algorithm to plot each participant’s result on the Fitness Profile, which ranges from red (not operationally fit, i.e., did not pass the FORCE Evaluation) to orange (operationally fit but low health-related fitness) to yellow (operationally fit and marginal health-related fitness) to green (both operationally fit and high health-related fitness).
Providing participants with their Fitness Profile will give evaluators the opportunity to encourage military personnel to improve their overall physical fitness, recommend training plans to target particular weaknesses, and recommend preventative Health Promotion programs.
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Service members train and prepare year-round so when disasters strike, troops are ready to help those in harm’s way. - Service members train and prepare year-round so when disasters strike, troops are ready to help those in harm’s way.
While your physician and commander submit their evidence directly to the MEB, it is a good idea to be aware of their progress so that you can assist or encourage them as needed. It is ultimately your responsibility to make sure that all the necessary evidence is properly submitted at the beginning of the MEB process.
Once the MEB submits their report to the PEB, the MEB Process ends and the PEB Process begins.The purpose of the NARSUM is to simply describe the history and severity of the service member’s medical conditions and their impact on his ability to perform his job duties.The physician also offers an opinion on whether the conditions are Service-Connected and EPTS.In addition to the NARSUM, a statement is also submitted by the service member’s commander that notes how his medical conditions interfere with his ability to do his job.The service member can also submit a personal statement concerning his conditions, if he’d like.