Predicting Academy Graduation in Firefighter Trainees via Fitness Testing

Robert G. Lockie, Rob Marc Orr, Fernando Montes, Jay Dawes

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PURPOSE: Firefighter trainees complete academy training where their fitness could influence their ability to graduate. The aim of this study was to explore the use of decision tree analysis to predict academy graduation via fitness tests.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 26 Feb 2023
Event4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference - Bond University, Robina, Australia
Duration: 23 Feb 202326 Feb 2023


Conference4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference
Abbreviated titleIPES
OtherHosted by the Bond University Tactical Research Unit the conference will address the three T's essential to supporting physical performance in physically demanding occupations; Theory, Testing and Training. Specific topics will include physical employment standards, identifying and mitigating injury risk factors, physical conditioning and assessing occupational readiness.

The conference content will be a blend of research and applied practice in a range of physically demanding occupations including military, law enforcement, fire and rescue and first responders.
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