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Weight Control


» Standard Methods for Determining Body Fat Using Body Circumferences, Height and Weight
The procedures for the measurements of height, weight, and specific body circumferences for the estimation of body fat per AR 600-9, 01 September 2006

» Steps for preparing the Male Body Fat Content Worksheet, DA Form 5500, Aug 2006
The information below is from AR 600-9, the Army Weight Control Program, dated Sept 2006.

» Notes from the Army Health Promotion Policy Officer – on AR 600-9 and AR 600-63
In 1981, the Department of Defense (DOD Directive 1308.1, Physical Fitness and Weight Control Programs) directed the services to use body fat standards to assess obesity.

» AR 600-9
THE ARMY WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM

» Steps for preparing the Female Body Fat Content Worksheet, DA Form 5501, Aug 2006
The information below is from AR 600-9, the Army Weight Control Program, dated September 2006.

» Height Weight Charts
U.S. Army height weight charts from AR 600-9

» Weight Control FAQ’s
Frequently Asked Questions about Weight Control updated September 2006

» Maximum allowable percent body fat standards
Information on the Army Weight Control Program maximum allowable percent body fat standards from AR 600-9, 01 September 2006