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Sharkey, Brian . 2007. Wildland Firefighter Nutrition Education Program. 0751 2302P. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. 4 p.

This tech tip discusses a nutrition education program for wildland firefighters, who may need more than twice as many calories as normal when working on the fireline. The education program includes a PowerPoint presentation, an instructor's guide, and an informational brochure, all on a CD that can be ordered from MTDC or Forest Service and BLM employees can download it from the center's Web site: Eating for Health and Performance: The Wildland Firefighter.

Keywords: fire fighting, firefighting, immune function, incident management, nutrients, shift food, training, wellness


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