Faculty Advisor

Pietroforte, Roberto

Faculty Advisor

Rivera, Angel A.


This report, prepared for El Cuerpo de Bomberos del Instituto Nacional de Seguros, involves the development of a wellness program for Costa Rican firefighters based on existing programs in the United States. The objective of the wellness program is to promote the total well-being of the firefighters. The developed program includes a physical fitness training program, health-related educational activities, a firefighter task-related test, guidelines for medical examinations, and an administrative guide for physical fitness trainers.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2000

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts