Course detail: Health and Fitness Plans for Public Safety

Course Description:

This course will help First Responders grasp basic nutritional information of various diet strategies for weight control, performance and general health. Students will be introduced to physical fitness concepts which will allow them to develop a personal fitness plan. Through diet and exercise, first responders will be better able to cope with daily stressors on and off duty. This class goes beyond lecture and allows participants to conduct various movements under the guidance of instructors providing them tools to confidently build a practical workout strategy. 

Core Competency: 
  • Participants will support their wellness and resilience with skills learned in the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional areas required of law enforcement officers.
Course Objectives:
  • Identify the effects of stress and how it relates to on and off duty issues with first responders
  • Articulate the significance of physical fitness and compare it to mental and emotional states
  • Compare and contrast diet plans for personal goals and needs
  • Interpret and modify types of fitness to develop a personal fitness plan
Instructional Methods:
  • Classroom point of instruction
  • Group exercises with classroom material
  • Physical workout monitored by instructors
Who Should Attend:
  • All Public Safety Personnel
Course Requirements:
  • 100% participation and attendance

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 Session Detail: LE22308F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 11/15/21 and ending on 11/15/21
Times: 08:00am - 04:00pm
No Registration Fee : $0.00




You are responsible for your own snacks, drinks, meals and travel. Please dress in layers, as the temperature in the room may be difficult to adjust. The session begins at 8:00 AM and is estimated to end at 5:00 PM. On-site registration will begin at 7:30 AM.


Name Additional Resources
Alissa Imperatore

Facility Detail

Shawnee Police Department
5850 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS 66217
Shawnee Police Department