A brief review of body composition in police workforce

International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports

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Title A brief review of body composition in police workforce
 
Creator Kukic, Filip
Dopsaj, Milivoj
Cvorovic, Aleksandar
Stojkovic, Milos
Jeknic, Velimir
 
Subject Policing
testing
performance
body fat
muscle mass
tactical athlete
 
Description It is evident that success in performing certain police duties undoubtedly depends on the level of certain physical abilities, while good health status is necessary for each employee in police workforce. Tasks performed by police officers can involve chasing fleeing suspects on foot, grappling, wrestling and handling uncooperative belligerents, and carrying injured or unconscious people. Next to the “foot soldiers”, logistics and administration jobs are less physically but mentally very demanding and stressful. In both cases, body composition has twofold importance in physical fitness: performance-related and health-related. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to gather the studies that dealt with body composition in police workforce using various approaches with the aim to make a clearer insight into what has been done so far, and what might be done in the future.
 
Publisher Eleyon
 
Date 2018-06-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijpefs.com/index.php/ijpefs/article/view/209
10.26524/ijpefs1822
 
Source International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports; Vol 7 No 2 (2018): Volume 7, Issue 2, Year 2018; 10-19
2457-0753
2277-5447
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijpefs.com/index.php/ijpefs/article/view/209/206
 

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