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Season 1, Episode 06: Tactical Nutrition

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Description

Firefighters can expend upwards of 6200 calories per day during rigorous operations. Therefore, what they eat, when they eat, and how much they eat become extremely important factors that must be taken in to consideration by not only the firefighters themselves but also fire managers. Dr. Brent Ruby, director of the Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism and professor in UM’s Health and Human Performance Department, joins the podcast to discuss this critically important topic. This podcast, the first in a two part series on nutrition, focuses primarily upon the food demands faced by firefighters while they are operational. The second part of the series, which will air in Season Two of “On the Line”, will concentrate on the role of nutrition in recovery.

Date Published

9-4-2017

Language

eng

Length of Episode

38 minutes, 51 seconds

Digital File Format

audio/mp3

Document Type

Podcast

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© All Rights Reserved On The Line 2017

Season 1, Episode 06: Tactical Nutrition

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