Investigation on the Index of Sniper Selection and Gray Correlation Analysis
There is a problem that the proportion of qualitative selection is larger than that of quantitative selection in the selection process of our army’s snipers. This research adopts the methods of questionnaire, mathematical statistics and testing, and balanced qualitative analysis and quantitative analysis to analyze the investigation and test objects, to determine the importance of each index in the selection of snipers, and to determine its different weights, which including upper limb stability, nerve type, attention, 350-m accuracy shooting, emotional stability, static endurance, 100-m accuracy shooting, breath-holding capacity, hand length, lung capacity/body weight, upper extremity length, shoulder width, etc.
KeywordsSniper Selection Index Gray correlation
Compliance with Ethical Standards
The study was approved by the Logistics Department for Civilian Ethics Committee of Special Operations Academy of PLA.
All subjects who participated in the experiment were provided with and signed an informed consent form.
All relevant ethical safeguards have been met with regard to subject protection.
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