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What Types of Fitness Training do Firefighters Actually Need? Models to Adapt Training Preference

April 1, 2016

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Military and law enforcement needs analyses are not specifically matched to firefighting, but those training styles are better than basic fitness regimens or no regimen at all. For firefighters who are attracted to other styles of training not specific to firefighting, there are ways to train for all the demands of firefighting without making the firefighter use training modalities that they dislike or are not comfortable using.

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Tire Flipping—A Method of Assessing Functional Power Output for Firefighters

April 1, 2013

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The movement pattern utilized when flipping a tire is similar to the movements required during firefighting. Learn not only how to flip a tire, but how to assess functional power output among firefighters through the use of tire flipping.

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Firehouse Injury Prevention Strategies

April 29, 2013

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John Hofman, CSCS, MS, spoke at the NSCA's 2013 TSAC Conference on preventing injury when providing firefighters with an in-house training program. In this hands-on presentation, John demonstrates exercises and prevention strategies.

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A Sample Strength and Conditioning Program for Fire Academies

May 28, 2021

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This article serves as a guide for current and future strength and conditioning professionals who oversee program design for fire academy recruits. This includes a summarized needs analysis and a sample training program that considers the unique challenges of the fire academy.

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Injury Risk Reduction Programs for Firefighters—A Case Example

July 1, 2015

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The program described in this article is an example of how a department can attempt to address and potentially prevent musculoskeletal injuries in firefighters and similar tactical populations. This process includes the use of movement screens, active workshops, and various modes of feedback.

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Feasibility and Difficulties of Conducting Research on Professional Firefighters

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The purpose of this article is to identify and discuss the difficulties that can arise when performing physiological-based research with firefighters.

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Implications of Aerobic Fitness on Firefighters' Occupational Performance, Health, and Risk of Injury

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The purpose of this article is to discuss the health and occupational implications of firefighters not currently meeting the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) aerobic capacity recommendations.

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Tactical Facilitators in Firefighting

January 1, 2015

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Advice and guidance for firefighter-specific TSAC practitioners and trainers, including steps to building a health and wellness program for firefighters.

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Sleep Improvement Programs for Firefighters – A Critically Appraised Topic

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The research reviewed in this article provides a baseline snapshot of clinically-relevant tools to screen, diagnose, and provide treatment that can improve behavior surrounding sleep, as well as quantity and quality of sleep in occupational firefighters.
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Practical Program Considerations when Designing a Training Program for Firefighters

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The purpose of this article is to identify considerations that are to be taken into account when designing and implementing an annual training program for firefighters, as well as to discuss strategies for implementation.
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