PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY BATTERY (PEB)
The PEB is a fitness test consisting of three different components. The components are completed in the following order:
This test measures the applicant’s upper body strength for one repetition. The applicant starts by laying down on the bench with feet on the floor and buttocks in contact with the bench mat. The bar will be lifted off the racked position for the applicant upon request. The applicant will lower the bench press bar loaded with the prescribed weight to their chest. Once the bar touches the chest of the applicant they will press the bar upward until their arms are fully extended. The applicant will show control throughout the entirety of the movement. The applicant’s feet must remain in contact with the floor and buttocks must remain in contact with the bench mat throughout the entirety of the movement. This test is measured in 5 pound increments.
- Males must press one rep at 91.80% of their body weight
- Females must press one rep at 49.42% of their body weight
ILLINOIS AGILITY RUN
This test measures the applicant’s ability to get up from the ground and sprint while changing directions. The applicant will lie on the floor in a prone position. They will then get up and sprint 30 feet and return. They will then negotiate 4 obstacles covering a 30 foot area and return through the obstacles. The test concludes with another 30 foot sprint and return. The test is measured in the hundreds of seconds. The course is 30 feet long and 15 feet wide. Place four cones 10 feet apart at the 7.5 ft line and the first and fourth cone at the zero and 30 ft line.
- Males must complete this run in 17.79 seconds
- Females must complete this run in 20.59 seconds
1.5 MILE RUN
This test measures the cardio/respiratory fitness of the applicant. The test is measured in minutes and seconds.
- Males must complete the run in 13:33
- Females must complete the run in 17:15