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Title: Basic Course Instructor Unit Guide 32: Physical Fitness/Officer Stress
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 77
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
1601 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Curriculum
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended for use in training California law enforcement personnel, this document presents an outline for California law enforcement trainers and criminal justice educators who are delivering performance-based law-enforcement training on physical fitness and police officer stress.
Abstract: The curriculum begins with an introduction to the basic principles and components of lifetime fitness, which involves the knowledge and skills to self-evaluate current fitness, the application of risk management techniques to avoide or reduce physical and psychological disablers common to police officers, a commitment to an individualized program of regular exercise, the management of body composition through physical conditioning and good eating habits, and the application of sound nutritional principles. Additional sections cover the specific physical disablers, risk management strategies, the concepts of stress management, the elements of effective nutrition, principles for managing body composition, the principles of physical conditioning, and the development of a personal fitness program. Attached background information about nutrition, diet, and exercise; physical fitness test battery protocols; and information about computing the pulse rate
Main Term(s): Police education
Index Term(s): California; Occupational safety and health; Police physical fitness testing; Police stress training
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