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Location: University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign llinois
Members: 56
Latest Activity: May 13, 2012

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IFSI Scholarship Program

Started by Art Zern Jan 24, 2009.

IFSI Winter Fire School 1 Reply

Started by Art Zern. Last reply by Rick Fritz Dec 20, 2008.

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Comment by Joe McClelland on December 29, 2011 at 11:44am

Great info Chief. Read it the other day.

Excersize and pushing away from the meal table have never been more important. Plus the need for more in-depth tests done on us.


Thanks for the post Chief.

Happy New Year.

Comment by Art Zern on December 28, 2011 at 5:59pm

Firefighting stiffens arteries, impairs heart.

Firefighting causes stiff arteries and “cardiac fatigue,” conditions also found in weightlifters and endurance athletes, according to two recent studies by researchers at the Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI), located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Follow the link below to read an article further detailing the studies.

Comment by Art Zern on December 21, 2011 at 7:51pm

2011 Fire Service Institute annual report

Comment by Allen Stensland on May 31, 2011 at 11:28pm

Hello to everyone. Looking forward to discussing local and state issues.

Comment by Rick Fritz on January 11, 2009 at 10:21pm
All pray for JS, He has had a stroke!
Comment by Eddie Henderson on December 31, 2008 at 9:53am
Thanks for the invite Chief Zern.
Comment by Nelson Ojeda on December 4, 2008 at 4:35pm
Thanks for the invitation... Look forward to get ideas and information to share with instructors in Latin America.
Comment by Joel Thacker on December 4, 2008 at 11:21am
Thanks for the invite I look forward to participating in your discussions.
Comment by Rick Kolomay on December 4, 2008 at 8:27am
Thanks Art, nice job.
Comment by Jeff Koldoff on December 2, 2008 at 11:00pm
Thanks for the invite Art.

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