Physical Fitness and Lifestyle Management
Course Number: RECR 104

Policing is a physical challenging profession. This course will prepare the student to meet the Bona Fide Occupational Requirements (BFOR) of policing which is the "Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police" (PREP). The student will develop strategies to design and implement an effective personal fitness program to help them attain the Bona Fide fitness requirements standards for police work. This course will also introduce the student to concepts in the health/fitness related field, including wellness, components of fitness, nutrition, cardiovascular diseases, stress in the law enforcement field and shift work. Students must complete a PARQ form and are advised to acquire the appropriate medical clearance prior to beginning the course. Note: Students will be responsible for scheduling the PREP (Physical Readiness Evaluation for Policing) test prior to the end of the course and are required to join and train at a recognized training centre for a 10 week period. Any expenses incurred for this are the responsibility of the student. NOTE: Students must complete a PARQ form and are advised to acquire the appropriate medical clearance prior to beginning the course. Students will have to join a recognized fitness center and train a minimum of three times per week. A student must achieve a minimum of 50% and complete the PREP to pass the course.


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