The association of aerobic fitness with injuries in the fire service.

@article{Poplin2014TheAO,
  title={The association of aerobic fitness with injuries in the fire service.},
  author={Gerald S. Poplin and Denise J. Roe and Wayne F. Peate and Robin B. Harris and Jefferey L Burgess},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={179 2},
  pages={149-55}
}
The aim of the present study was to understand the risk of injury in relation to fitness in a retrospective occupational cohort of firefighters in Tucson, Arizona, from 2005 to 2009. Annual medical evaluations and injury surveillance data were linked to compare levels of aerobic fitness in injured employees with those in noninjured employees. The individual outcomes evaluated included all injuries, exercise-related injuries, and sprains and strains. Time-to-event analyses were conducted to… CONTINUE READING
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