Oct 28, 2020  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
    
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

FITT 1410 - Fireline Fitness

2 credit hour(s)
This course will provide students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to become physically fit in preparation of becoming a firefighter. The class will include both classroom curriculum which will be reinforced by practical exercise skills specific to firefighting. Both classroom and field practicum will focus on the essential components of firefighter fitness to include, aerobics, muscular strength & endurance, core strength and stability and flexibility. In addition, students will learn about firefighter wellness including basic nutritional needs, hydration and rest and include specific preparation for taking the required Work Capacity Test. Students will also be provided opportunities to participate in the Wildland Fitness Assessment Battery (WFAB) to determine their current fitness baseline.

Note(s):
  • 15 hours theory
  • 45 hours lab