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Fit Firefighters

18 October 2012

Firefighters are expected to maintain high levels of physical fitness in order to safely perform their required duties. However, many firefighters struggle to maintain fitness levels and have problems with being overweight or obese. New research from the journal Occupational Medicine examines the prevalence of obesity in firefighters and discusses the implications of their findings on the OUPBlog.

Read the blog post here

Read the paper 'Overweight and obesity in UK firefighters'