Posts Tagged firefighters

Innovative project to help prevent firefighter injury [video]

University of South Florida researchers use advanced technologies to pinpoint physical job demands  TAMPA, Fla. (April 24, 2017) — The Firefighter Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) mimics strenuous […]

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USF Physical Therapy launches $1.3M FEMA back injury prevention study with Tampa Bay firefighters

The 13-month trial assessing targeted exercises to reduce the risk of low back injury begins with Tampa Fire Rescue and will expand to fire departments in St. Petersburg […]

USF awarded $1.3 million to expand research to prevent back injury in firefighters

The grant is largely funded by FEMA with some matching support by the Florida Chiropractic Research Foundation Tampa, FL (Sept. 4, 2014) — The University of South Florida’s […]