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WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING
232 pp; paperbound; $25;
ISBN 978-0-9744071-4-2

 

 

 

A guide for crews, supervisors, and families

by Charles Palmer

2007 Birch Grove Publishing

 
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Wildland firefighting - A guide for crews, supervisors, and families.

FIRED UP! The Optimal Performance Guide for Wildland Firefighters, by Charles Palmer, Ed.D., The University of Montana. Comprehensive, down-to-earth, informed by research and experience, this book is the first to show wildland firefighters how to do their best and be their best both on and off the fireline. Written by a firefighting veteran with advanced degrees in psychology and education, Fired Up! includes hundreds of tips and strategies for achieving peak performance physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally admidst the rigors, dangers, and stress of wildland firefighting.

Brief table of contents:
Contents
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction
2 Exercise Physiology and Sport Psychology
PART ONE: PHYSICAL FACTORS IN OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE
3 Physical Training
4 Nutrition, Hydration, and Ergogenic Aids
5 Injury
PART TWO: PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS IN OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE
6 Attitude
7 Goal Setting
8 Teams
9 Stress
10 Transitions
PART THREE: ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS IN OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE
11 Relationships
12 Pulling It All Together
Book References
Index

232 pages; paperbound; $25; ISBN 978-0-9744071-4-2

Order online at www.birchgrovepublishing.com

2007 Birch Grove Publishing - PO Box 131327 - Roseville, MN 55113 - USA

Wildland firefighting - A guide for crews, supervisors, and families.

FIRED UP! The Optimal Performance Guide for Wildland Firefighters, by Charles Palmer, Ed.D., The University of Montana. Comprehensive, down-to-earth, informed by research and experience, this book is the first to show wildland firefighters how to do their best and be their best both on and off the fireline. Written by a firefighting veteran with advanced degrees in psychology and education, Fired Up! includes hundreds of tips and strategies for achieving peak performance physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally admidst the rigors, dangers, and stress of wildland firefighting.

Brief table of contents:
Contents
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction
2 Exercise Physiology and Sport Psychology
PART ONE: PHYSICAL FACTORS IN OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE
3 Physical Training
4 Nutrition, Hydration, and Ergogenic Aids
5 Injury
PART TWO: PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS IN OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE
6 Attitude
7 Goal Setting
8 Teams
9 Stress
10 Transitions
PART THREE: ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS IN OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE
11 Relationships
12 Pulling It All Together
Book References
Index

232 pages; paperbound; $25; ISBN 978-0-9744071-4-2

Order online at www.birchgrovepublishing.com

2007 Birch Grove Publishing - PO Box 131327 - Roseville, MN 55113 - USA