Safety: Firefighter Fitness Basics

Course overview

This program identifies current health risk factors facing firefighters, including cardiovascular risks, stress-related symptoms, and injury caused by placing monumental physical strain on ill-prepared bodies.

It examines a shift in fitness philosophies; from “bodybuilding fitness” to training firefighters for the tasks they will face on-scene.

Featuring: Captain Erron Q. Kinney Williamson County Rescue Squad Former NFL Athlete/Tight End, TN Titans and Denise L. Smith, PH.D Skidmore College, Health Exercise Services University of Illinois, Fire Services Institute