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Bezbednost, Beograd
2019, vol. 61, iss. 2, pp. 28-45
article language: English
document type: Original Scientific Paper
published on: 25/09/2019
doi: 10.5937/bezbednost1902028K
The strategic approach to an improvement of health-related physical fitness of police officers: An 8-week exercise intervention: Pilot study
Policijski Edukativni Centar, Policija u Abu Dabiju, UAE

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Effects of the Applied Physical Activity to Locomotor, Metabolic, Psycho-Social and Educational Status of the Population of the Republic of Serbia (MESTD - 47015)

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a planned exercise program and lectures followed by a brochure containing the nutrients arranged by quality on measured components of health-related physical fitness.The applied treatments positively affected the restructuring of body composition by reducing the relative amount of fat tissue in the body, local muscular endurance of upper-body, and aerobic endurance.The effects of the treatment depend on the level of control and self-control more than on the length of the treatment, while the level of control (and especially self-control) can be improved by increasing the knowledge about the association of health-related physical fitness and health, with given practical solutions. In that regard, the agencies should provide exercise programs and physical activities for their employees but also develop the strategies for a work-place health promotion that would steer the police officers(POs) and their families towards the involvement in healthy lifestyle.

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