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.

Noticeof Availability of the KLETC Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

 TheUniversity of Kansas has determined that the Kansas Law Enforcement TrainingCenter (KLETC) main campus in Hutchinson and its regional sites in Dodge City,Hays, and Parsons are separate campuses. This determination was made inconsultation with the Department of Education. The report is available onlineat:

 The report contains information regarding campus safety andsecurity including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crimereporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and EmergencyNotifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent sexualassault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking; the procedures theinstitution will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other mattersof importance related to security on campus. The report also containsinformation about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar yearsconcerning reported crimes that occurred On-Campus; in On-Campus StudentHousing Facilities; in Non-Campus buildings or property owned or controlled bythe institution or a recognized student organization; and on Public Propertywithin, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The reportalso contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus StudentHousing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

 A paper copy of the reportwill be provided upon request. If you would like to receive a paper copy, youcan request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 785-864-6414 or emailing or arrange for pick-upat a KLETC location.

 Session Information: LE24157F

(This session is full; you may join the waitlist)

Schedule: Every day, starting on 04/25/24 and ending on 04/25/24
Only 1 day left to register!
Times: 08:00am-05:00pm CDT


This training is part of the KLETC Wellness Week in Wichita. The training will be held at the Wichita Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Training Center.
Participants are responsible for their meals, lodging, and travel. Please dress in layers, as the temperature in the room may be challenging 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 a.m. We look forward to seeing you in Wichta!


Name Additional Resources
Taylor Matzek
Raven Williams

Facility Detail

Wichita Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Training Center
4310 19th Street
Wichita, KS 67214