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. 

Make sure that you dress comfortably as you will be doing a workout which you can customize to your fitness level. Also, if you have a set of dumbbells you like, consider bringing them with you to training.

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
Fitness Requirements and Expectation of Physical Risk: Active

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in an event, please email KLETC or call 620.694.1400 at least three weeks before the first day of the event. Some events may require notice earlier than three weeks and require you contact a specific individual; if so, that information is provided in the event-specific information.

 Session Detail: LE23025F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 08/18/22 and ending on 08/18/22
Times: 08:00am - 05:00pm
No Registration Fee : $0.00


Please dress in comfortable clothing for ease of movement. Participants will be doing a full fledged workout. The workout will be customized to your level of fitness. If participants have dumbbells, you should bring them to use during the workout. Participants are encouraged to download the MyFitness Pal App before class. Also, consider wearing layers as the temperature in the room may be difficult to adjust. Participants are responsible for their travel, meals and lodging. 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
Raven Williams

Facility Detail

Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
236 San Jose Dr.
Rm 17
Dodge City, KS 67801