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Mastering the Cpat : a Comprehensive Guide (07 Edition)

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This exceptional resource provides aspiring firefighters with the information needed to pass the Candidate Physical Ability Test. It begins by exploring the background and development of the test, including the role the CPAT plays in the Wellness Fitness Initiative. Principles of designing and implementing an effective training program are outlined next, followed by the roles that physical testing, nutrition, fitness concepts, and mental focusing techniques play in successful CPAT preparation. Finally, each CPAT event is discussed, including approaches and strategies designed to meet challenges.

Synopsis:

This exceptional resource provides aspiring firefighters with the information needed to pass the Candidate Physical Ability Test. It begins by exploring the background and development of the test, including the role the CPAT plays in the Wellness Fitness Initiative. Principles of designing and implementing an effective training program are outlined next, followed by the roles that physical testing, nutrition, fitness concepts, and mental focusing techniques play in successful CPAT preparation. Finally, each CPAT event is discussed, including approaches and strategies designed to meet challenges.

About the Author

Donna Kimble is an eighteen year veteran of a paid City Fire Department in Colorado; she is currently a Fire Lieutenant and active in their department fitness program. Donna is a certified Personal Trainer and a certified Peer Fitness Trainer. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Recreation Administration, and is a certified Paramedic. Donna has a passion and concern for firefighter health and fitness and hopes to be a positive and contributing influence in this area.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: The CPAT: History And Development Chapter Two: The Four Success Principles Chapter Three: Learning the Skills Chapter Four: Learning the Events Chapter Five: The Master Training Schedule Appendix A: Weight Training Exercises Appendix B: Training Schedules Appendix C: Nutrition Tracking Journals Appendix D: CPAT Course Diagram

Product Details

ISBN:
9781418012298
Subtitle:
A Comprehensive Guide
Author:
Wasser, Al
Author:
Kimble, Donna
Author:
Wasser, Al (Al Wasser)
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
Vocational
Subject:
Fire Science
Subject:
Fire fighters
Subject:
Certification
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
CPAT; Preparation Handbook
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
CPAT; Preparation
Subject:
Handbook
Subject:
Fire extinction - Examinations
Subject:
Fire fighters - Certification
Subject:
CPAT
Subject:
Preparation Handbook
Copyright:
Publication Date:
November 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.80x8.54x.29 in. .83 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This exceptional resource provides aspiring firefighters with the information needed to pass the Candidate Physical Ability Test. It begins by exploring the background and development of the test, including the role the CPAT plays in the Wellness Fitness Initiative. Principles of designing and implementing an effective training program are outlined next, followed by the roles that physical testing, nutrition, fitness concepts, and mental focusing techniques play in successful CPAT preparation. Finally, each CPAT event is discussed, including approaches and strategies designed to meet challenges.
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