Evaluating the Importance of Core Strength in Firefighting Through Research

Summary of the Evaluated Research Santos, M. S., Behm, D. G., Barbado, D., DeSantana, J. M., & Da Silva-Grigoletto, M. E. (2019). Core Endurance Relationships With Athletic and Functional Performance in Inactive People. Frontiers in physiology, 10, 1490. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6930174/  Maximum strength, power, and strength-endurance of the core or trunk can define core strength … Continue reading Evaluating the Importance of Core Strength in Firefighting Through Research

Evaluating Hamstring Health and Testing Application For Firefighters

The Evaluated Research Wan, X., Qu, F., Garrett, W. E., Liu, H., & Yu, B. (2017). Relationships among hamstring muscle optimal length and hamstring flexibility and strength. Journal of sport and health science, 6(3), 275–282. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6188988/  Researchers Wan, Qu, Garrett, Liu and Yu (2017) explored possible risk factors for one of the most … Continue reading Evaluating Hamstring Health and Testing Application For Firefighters

Firefighting On-Duty Injuries and Decreasing Potential Risk Factors

Firefighting On-Duty Injuries and Decreasing Potential Risk Factors By Hussien Jabai of Jabai Performance Introduction At times as citizens within a community, we call upon first responders to aid us in daily emergencies that take place. We might place a 911 call and be met with an law enforcement officer, ambulance, or fire department engine. … Continue reading Firefighting On-Duty Injuries and Decreasing Potential Risk Factors

Obesity Concerns In The Profession of Firefighting

When you dial 911, telecommunicators gather intel and first responders are dispatched to the location of the emergency. As we have all probably witnessed through first-hand experience or media observation, this typically involves some sort of law enforcement, fire department, or medical response depending on the nature of the call. As citizens and members of … Continue reading Obesity Concerns In The Profession of Firefighting