Health and Exercise Physiology

HEP Professor Presents at FDIC International

On April 8, 2019, Dr. Deborah Feairheller presented at FDIC International. FDIC International is an annual event, offering 34,000+ Fire & Rescue professionals from 65+ countries around the world, quality world-class instructors, classrooms, workshops, and the most innovative products and services available to the industry.  The presentation titled, “Why It’s Important and How to Implement Health-Related Fitness Programming in Your Station:NFPA1583”, was very well received by attendees. Dr. Feairheller is the Director of the HEART laboratory at Ursinus College. The HEART lab examines the effects of lifestyle modifications on cardiovascular health, in particular blood pressure, and studies examine cardiovascular health in volunteer firefighters, athletes, and adults.