Excerpts — Fit For Duty 3rd Edition With Online Video
So far, we’ve discussed some of the negative effects of poor fitness. Here are some of the benefits of an effective fitness program.
Plyometrics, also called jump training, is a training technique designed to increase muscular power and explosiveness. Originally developed for Olympic athletes, plyometric training has become a popular workout for people of all ages, including children and adolescents.
In an FBI (1988) training survey of local law enforcement agencies, stress management was rated the number one in-service training need. Several studies over the years have suggested that law enforcement is significantly more stressful than other occupations, and just slightly less stressful than firefighting.