Physical Fitness Testing of Canadian Forces Applicants
The Canadian Forces Applicant Physical Fitness Test ( CFAPFT ) is
a modifications of the “Third Edition – The Canadian Physical
Activity, Fitness & Lifestyle Approach ( CPAFLA )”.
The CF Applicant Physical Fitness Test consists of four items:
Step test to predict maximum oxygen uptake ( VO2 max);
Hand grip test with hand dynamometer to predict muscular
Push-ups to predict upper body muscular endurance; and
Sit-ups to predict abdominal muscular endurance.
The purpose of the test is to assess the physical fitness level
of the applicant against the Canadian Forces’ Minimum Physical
Fitness Standard. Testing procedures require approximately 35-45
minutes to complete.