Published in Health and Medicine Week, October 20th, 2003
A study by the Applied Exercise Science Laboratory at Texas A&M University shows fire fighters are often at high risk for heart attacks, primarily because they get little or no exercise while on duty.
The study's bottom line: fighting fires is difficult, courageous work, but all of those sedentary hours spent in the firehouse might be just as dangerous as a three-alarm blaze.
Wade Womack, a faculty...
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