Deliver a 6-month fitness and nutrition intervention to improve officer cardiovascular health
Funding Source: Independent contract with an Indiana law enforcement department
PI: Carolyn M. Muegge, PhD
Project Aims: Evaluate improvements in clinical and lifestyle-related CVD risk factors among law enforcement officers following a six-month nutrition and fitness educational pilot.
n=9 law enforcement officers received a comprehensive physical examination followed by a six-month nutrition and fitness pilot intervention consisting of individualized nutrition counseling and the development of a personalized exercise plan. Pre- and post-intervention assessments included fitness testing, metabolic and standard lipid laboratory testing, advanced lipid panels, and inflammatory biomarkers testing.
Photo by Matt Popovich on Unsplash