FF1013 Fitness for Firefighters I

January 11, 2022

This course will provide students with general and job-specific knowledge of fitness, enabling them to improve and maintain life-long personal and occupational fitness levels.  Emphasis will be placed on areas that relate to the physical demands of a firefighter (appropriate cardiorespiratory fitness, lifting safety and core endurance/health).  Additionally, attention to health and fitness as it relates to the whole individual including muscular strength/endurance/power, cardiorespiratory conditioning, psychological well-being and nutrition.  Special consideration will be place on nutrition and healthy eating habits and its importance for occupational performance and healthy living.

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