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NCJ Number: 50110 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE TEST MANUAL
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Wollack, Waibel and Guenther, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Wollack, Waibel and Guenther, Inc
Greenwood, CA 95635
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: INFORMATION AND SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE FOR AND ADMINISTER A PHYSICAL PEFORMANCE TEST FOR POLICE OFFICER CANDIDATES IS PRESENTED.
Abstract: PREPARATION CONSIDERATIONS DISCUSSED IN THE MANUAL INCLUDE SPACE REQUIREMENTS, CANDIDATE IDENTIFICATION, AND CANDIDATE PROCESSING. A CANDIDATE IDENTIFICATION FORM SAMPLE IS PROVIDED. SPECIFIC INFORMATION IS PRESENTED ON ALL DETAILS OF TEST ADMINISTRATION AND A LIST OF NECESSARY EQUIPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL IS GIVEN. THE LAYOUT AND SEQUENCE OF TEST EVENTS WHICH INCLUDE DRAGGING, PULLING, RUNNING, CRAWLING, CLIMBING, AND JUMPING ARE DEPICTED IN A CHART AND THE CORRESPONDING PROCEDURE IS DESCRIBED. THE TEST SCORING PROCEDURE IS COVERED, AND SCORES ARE BASED ON THE TOTAL TIME REQUIRED FOR EACH CANDIDATE TO COMPLETE THE TEST. OUTLINED IN THE MANUAL ARE A LIST OF ACTIVITIES TO BE PERFORMED BY THE ADMINISTRATION BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER EACH CANDIDATE'S PERFORMANCE. A SCRIPT FOR INSTRUCTION EXPLANATION IS INCLUDED, AND IT IS SUGGESTED THAT THE CANDIDATES BE GIVEN A COPY OF THIS SCRIPT AND OF THE DIAGRAM OF TESTING EVENTS PREVIOUS TO TAKING THE TEST. (DAG)
Index Term(s): Employment; Performance requirements; Personnel evaluation; Personnel selection; Physiological requirements; Police personnel; Procedure manuals
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