Officer Wellness and Fitness - PAT180R
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**Cancellations for this class must be received by NEMRT
days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**
Wheeling Police Department
This eight hour course provides the latest information to any officer considering lifestyle changes in diet, exercise, and stress strategies. The myriad studies, systems, and folk knowledge on how to best maintain optimum health are overwhelming. This course addresses everyday patterns of living and how they affect officers' personal health and the expectations of their families and departments. Officers will be encouraged to develop plans regarding shift work, nutrition on the go, and stress reduction techniques. Course topics which will be addressed by a nutritionist and physical fitness expert include: - Key issues regarding flexibility, strength and endurance - Cardiovascular and injury reduction strategies - Overcoming nutritional challenges and options peculiar to police work - Recommendations regarding weight training and weight loss - Managing sleep, alcohol, tobacco usage - Diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, back pain - Managing joint problems, fibromyalgia, tendonitis, sprains and strains This course has been certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and is not reimbursable by the ILETSB.
Spring FY22 Training Catalog
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