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Risk Management for Health/Fitness Professionals
Legal Issues and Strategies
by Joann M. Eickhoff-Shemek

Risk Management for Health/Fitness Professionals provides a clear explanation of laws and legal issues in the health and fitness arena and presents invaluable risk management strategies to promote safer programs and environments.

The authors address many legal concerns related to:

  • emergency procedures
  • employment
  • equipment
  • facility issues
  • pre-activity health screening
  • fitness testing and prescription
  • instruction and supervision

Real-life health/fitness case law examples provide practical illustrations of negligence to help professionals understand and minimize their legal liability.

Contents

  1. Introduction to Risk Management
  2. Introduction to the Law and Legal System
  3. Determination of Duty in Negligence Claims and Lawsuits
  4. Defenses to Negligence Claims and Lawsuits: Assumption of Risk and Waivers
  5. Employment Issues
  6. The Pre-Activity Health Screening Process
  7. Health/Fitness Assessment and Prescription
  8. Instruction and Supervision
  9. Exercise Equipment
  10. Facility Risks
  11. Medical Emergency
  12. Implementation and Evaluation fo the Risk Management Plan
  13. Selected Topics

Index

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Risk Management for Health/Fitness Professionals
Legal Issues and Strategies
by Joann M. Eickenhoff-Shemek

2009 407 pages $34.95 + shipping
Texas residents please add 6.75 % sales tax

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