A 6-month supervised employer-based minimal exercise program for police officers improves fitness.

@article{Rossomanno2012A6S,
  title={A 6-month supervised employer-based minimal exercise program for police officers improves fitness.},
  author={Colleen I Rossomanno and Jeffery E. Herrick and Stacie M. Kirk and Erik P. Kirk},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={
          2338-44
        }
}
The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of a 6-month supervised, job-specific moderate exercise program in police officers on body composition, cardiovascular and muscular fitness. Body weight (BW), body mass index (BMI), and cardiovascular and muscular fitness were assessed at baseline, after a 6-month supervised fitness program and at 12-month follow-up (18 months). One hundred sixty-five (n = 131 men and n = 34 women) young (mean ± SEM, 26.4 ± 1.9 years), overweight (BMI = 26.2… CONTINUE READING

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