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Workplace injuries, especially those caused by overexertion, are a significant issue among firefighters. This investigation filmed 8 firefighters during simulated firefighting tasks. A detailed movement analysis for each task was

Workplace injuries, especially those caused by overexertion, are a significant issue among firefighters. This investigation filmed 8 firefighters during simulated firefighting tasks. A detailed movement analysis for each task was completed and used to infer the prime muscles and injury-prone joints during each task. A comprehensive strength training program was developed from this information to help reduce workplace injuries in firefighters.

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  • 2014-05
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