High-intensity Fitness Training Among a National Sample of Male Career Firefighters

  title={High-intensity Fitness Training Among a National Sample of Male Career Firefighters},
  author={Sara A Jahnke and Melissa Lynn Hyder and Christopher keith Haddock and Nattinee Jitnarin and Rena Sue Day and Walker S. Carlos Poston},
  booktitle={Safety and health at work},
Obesity and fitness have been identified as key health concerns among USA firefighters yet little is known about the current habits related to exercise and diet. In particular, high-intensity training (HIT) has gained increasing popularity among this population but limited quantitative data are available about how often it is used and the relationship between HIT and other outcomes. Using survey methodology, the current study evaluated self-reported HIT and diet practice among 625 male… CONTINUE READING
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