Low back injuries are one of the most common and debilitating injuries that are sustained by fire fighters and while the specific mechanisms are well described, prevention strategies must address the diverse range of risk factors many of which can be addressed via exercise and physical activity. This workshop will explore the mechanics of low back injuries, highlight several modifiable risk factors, and share a series of exercise-related tips to avoid getting hurt in the future. This workshop will involve activity.
Continuing Education Credits (CECs)
Attendees who currently hold an FPS, PFT or WFA designation within the Fit To Thrive program will be awarded 2 F2T CECs. These CECs will be automatically applied to attendees’ membership profile following the workshop.
Attendees who are not currently members of the Fit To Thrive program will be granted membership as a Wellness-Fitness Ambassador (WFA) and awarded a WFA certificate.