Health and Exercise Physiology

Diet Tips for FireFighters

The July Issue of Fire Engineering, published the article, “Tips and Tricks for Improving Firefighters’ Diets”, detailing the much needed health workshops and researchers work that was conducted for volunteer firefighters in the Greater Philadelphia and suburban areas.  Coauthored by Ursinus students, Elaine Blaszkow, Biology Major, Paige DeAlba, Health and Exercise Physiology Major, Lauren Stevens Chavis ’17 and Dr. Deborah Feairheller, the featured article describes their research on firefighter diets, reflects on how the study information relates to cadiovascular health, details how the workshops were conducted and concludes with a series of quick tips for firefighters to keep in mind regarding diet choices and their cardiovascular health.