|Document ID (ISN)||65954|
|Convention or series no.
||Pearson J., Hayford J., Royer W.
||Comprehensive wellness for firefighters - Fitness and health guide for fire and rescue workers
||Chapman & Hall, 2-6 Boundary Row, London SE1 8HN, United Kingdom, 1995. x, 358p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 29.95.
||Contents of this guide: the need for high levels of fitness for fire and rescue work; risk factors for heart disease; fitness assessment; physiology of the musculoskeletal system and stretching exercises to increase flexibility; aerobic exercises and cardiovascular fitness; strength training; nutrition; body composition and weight control; abuse of alcohol, drugs and tobacco; managing stress; maintaining wellness through lifestyle management.
||fire fighting; physical fitness; fire services; physical fitness programmes
||cardiovascular system; coronary diseases; drug dependence; physiology of musculoskeletal system; alcoholism; body weight; muscular strength; nutrition; manuals; mental stress; smoking
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Physical fitness programmes
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Alcohol and drug abuse