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Sharkey, Brian . 2007. Wildland Firefighter Health & Safety Report: No. 11. 0751 2803P. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. 12 p.

The featured topic discusses intermittent feeding (shift food) for firefighters. The Research section of this issue summarizes findings from studies of firefighters conducted during the 2006 fire season. The Risk Management section introduces a nutrition education program, Eating for Health and Performance: The Wildland Firefighter, designed for wildland firefighters and incident management team members. The program includes a PowerPoint presentation, a brochure, and an instructor's guide. The Field Notes section, based on a summer field study, offers advice on how to clean a water bottle or a sipping hydration system with a reservoir and tubing.

Keywords: caffeine, eat on the move, fire fighting, First Strike rations, Human Performance Laboratory, meals, nutrition, rations, research, shift food, snacks, University of Montana, water bottles, wfhsr


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