Law Enforcement Fitness Specialist
The law enforcement profession increasingly uses physical fitness as a performance measure. The professional must understand fitness assessments and standards, absolute cut point fitness scores and referencing normative data. Using fitness testing scores is critical as a qualifying factor in the hiring process.
This 4.5-day course is designed specifically for the law enforcement and public safety professional who is involved in developing and delivering physical fitness programs in their academy or department.
Please contact a Program Coordinator at (800) 635-7050 if you would like to have your course manual shipped to you in advance (a minimum fee of $10.00 would apply). Pre-study in the following areas is encouraged:
•Fitness and Wellness
•Coronary Risk Factors
•Exercise and Safety
•Anatomy and Kinesiology
•Body Composition (Skinfold method)
•Fitness Assessment for Law Enforcement/Public Safety
•Strength Training and Prescription
•Flexibility Training and Prescription
•Cardiovascular Training and Prescription
•Motivation and Adherence
•Physical Fitness Testing in Law Enforcement/Public Safety
•Physical Fitness Standards in Law Enforcement/Public Safety
CPR Required: Yes
Contact Hours: 29
This is a curriculum-based testing course. Students who complete the course and pass both the written and practical exams receive a Cooper Institute Certificate.
If your plans change making you unable to attend, please contact a Program Coordinator as soon as possible to review your options. Transfer fees may apply. A $40.00 cancellation fee could apply.