What is the Difference between the PRT and PFA?
Physical Readiness Program (PRP): This encoumpases all parts of the Physical Fitness Assessment(PFA) and Physical Readiness Test (PRT). The Navy’s Physical Readiness program is governed by OPNAV 6110.1.
Physical Fitness Test (PFA): This is the test that comprises the Body Compisition Assessment (BCA) and the three events, pushups, situps and cardio, of the Physical Readiness Test (PRT)
Physical Readiness Test (PRT): This are the three events of the PFA , pushups, situps, and cardio that are to be complete after one takes the BCA.
Generally people just refer to the entire process as “taking the PRT”