Fit for Duty, Fit for Life: A Training Guide to accompany Fitness and Lifestyle Management for Law Enforcement, Revised 4th Edition

 
Fit for Duty, Fit for Life: A Training Guide to accompany Fitness and Lifestyle Management for Law Enforcement, Revised 4th Edition
Author(s):
 
ISBN:
978-1-55239-473-1
 
Publisher:
Emond Publishing
 
Page Count:
136
 
Status:
Available
 
Publication Date:
April 2013
 
Subjects:
Fitness and Lifestyle Management; Policing/Law and Security
 
 
 
 

Completely redesigned and now in full colour, the fourth edition of Fitness and Lifestyle Management for Law Enforcement provides law enforcement students with the information they need to take responsibility for their personal health and fitness, and to help them prepare for bona fide occupational requirements including PREP and PARE testing. Emphasis is placed on the importance of planning, goal setting, and preventative and maintenance actions that are needed to offset the long-term effects of poor health and fitness practices.

The fourth edition provides expanded coverage of wellness issues such as pre-diabetes, common training injuries, shift work, stress management, police suicide, and the handling of critical incidents, and includes updated references, additional review questions and assignments, and an expanded glossary.

A new companion text, Fit for Duty, Fit for Life, provides students with the guidelines they need to exercise safely and effectively, and allows them to track their progress toward meeting professional fitness standards.

  • Provides clear learning objectives that match the learning outcomes of the Police Foundations fitness and lifestyle management four-semester course
  • Expanded discussion of anatomy as it relates to the principles of exercise, with accompanying full-colour designs
  • Feature boxes display pertinent statistics and practical hints
    • Facts About: recent research on health, nutrition, and fitness in the Canadian population
    • FYI: supplements the running text with information on relevant topics including seasonal training, the use and misuse of performance-enhancing substances, eating disorders, and current trends in nutrition
    • Top Ten and Top Tips: practical pointers health-promoting habits, fitness, and training
    • Personal Reflections: offers the benefit of the author's experience teaching lifestyle management and fitness to future police and security officers
    • Did You Know: highlights little-known or interesting facts
  • Expanded coverage on the topics of wellness, pre-diabetes, common training injuries, shift work, stress, and critical incidence stress management
  • Practical lifestyle tips are highlighted in the nutrition chapter providing information on improving dietary habits
  • Updated tables for police recruit fitness standards that help students prepare for fitness tests, including the Ontario Police Fitness Award
  • New photos illustrating the correct form for PREP testing
  • Chapter appendixes that have further information on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and additional sources of information
  • An appendix of assignments for students to evaluate their goals and lifestyle habits

To view the Table of Contents for the companion book, Fit for Duty, Fit for Life, click here.

Part 1: Getting Started Toward a Healthy Lifestyle

  • Chapter 1: Wellness and Active Living: A Healthy Lifestyle
  • Chapter 2: Goal Setting
  • Chapter 3: Time Management

Part 2: Planning and Maintaining a Fitness Program

  • Chapter 4: Principles of Exercise
  • Chapter 5: Cardiorespiratory Fitness
  • Chapter 6: Strength, Power, and Endurance Training

Part 3: Body Composition and Nutrition

  • Chapter 7: Body Composition
  • Chapter 8: Nutrition

Part 4: Understanding and Managing Potential Health Problems

  • Chapter 9: Diabetes
  • Chapter 10: Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chapter 11: Back Health
  • Chapter 12: Stress
  • Chapter 13: Shiftwork
  • Chapter 14: Common Injuries

Part 5: Fitness Standards for Law Enforcement

  • Chapter 15: Preparing to Meet Law Enforcement Fitness Standards

Appendix: Assignments

Glossary

Index

 
 
 
 
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