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Fire Service Women of Vision and Leadership

Written as a tribute by Chief Dennis Compton, Fire Service Women of Vision and Leadership features profiles of outstanding women in the fire services industry. This resource is intended to commemorate and celebrate the vital roles and achievements of women in both the fire service and American history. The book also serves as a tool to encourage women to pursue fire service careers and related leadership positions in the future.

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Chief Dennis Compton April 2021

Featured Article:

Study: Association Between Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Firefighters: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis© - February 5, 2023

Published By: The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Authored By: Jaron Ras; Andre P. Kengne; Denise L. Smith; Elpidoforos S. Soteriades; and Lloyd Leach

Firefighters perform duties on a regular basis that require significant effort to complete their myriad tasks related to performing emergency duties. Approximately 45% of on-duty related firefighter mortalities are due to sudden cardiac death and many of these fatalities are related to cardiovascular disease and overexertion. The purpose of this study was to determine the association between cardiovascular disease risk factors and cardiorespiratory fitness in firefighters. The findings of this review and meta-analysis assert that fire departments must adopt intervention strategies to maintain their firefighters’ level of occupational wellbeing.

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International Fire Service Journal of Leadership And Management

Volume 17 of the International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management is now available in the Past Editions Page.

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