Evaluation of firefighters' functional movement 

Shahd Al-mur, Jennifer Volberding

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According to previous research, firefighters have a higher rate of being overweight, or obese, than the general population. these higher risk predict mortality, morbidity, short and long medical costs. Various programs in conjunction with acute care will allow for athletic trainers to utilize a variety of skills and improve the quality of health care provided for firefighters while reducing the fiscal bottom line.

Firefighters who exercise regularly on-duty were found to have nearly half the odds of suffering a non-exercise- related injury compared with those who do not regularly on duty. One-third of the injuries reported among firefighters was the result of physical training or exercise, which are the most common sprains and strains.
Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - 4 Sep 2020
EventOklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Research Day 2020 - Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, United States
Duration: 27 Feb 202028 Feb 2020


ConferenceOklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Research Day 2020
Country/TerritoryUnited States


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