The opinions and assertions contained herein are the private views of the authors and are not to be construed as official nor do they reflect the views of the United States Department of the Army or the United States Department of Defense Women have been enrolled at the United States Military Academy (USMA) since 1976. All cadets are required to participate in a rigorous physical training curriculum with few differences for male and female cadets. The effect this physical training has on the health of women at West Point has been monitored closely. This paper will review the physical training program at USMA and the gender differences that exist. The health effects of this demanding physical training on women will also be discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1999|