Physical fitness is increasingly used as a performance measure within the fire service profession. Understanding fitness assessments and standards, absolute cut point fitness scores and referencing normative data is critical when using fitness testing scores as a qualifying factor within the hiring process.
This 5-day course is designed specifically for the fire service professional who is involved in planning or delivering physical fitness programs in their academy or department.
Fire Service Joint Labor Management Wellness - Fitness Initiative
Physical Fitness Standards in the Fire Service (NFPA 1582 and NFPA 1583)
Coronary Risk Factors
Exercise and Safety
Anatomy and Kinesiology
Body Composition (Skinfold method)
Fitness Assessment for the Fire Service
Strength Training and Prescription
Flexibility Training and Prescription
Cardiovascular Training and Prescription
Motivation and Adherence
Physical Fitness Testing in the Fire Service