The Legal Side Column

 

Archived Articles from The Legal Side Column in ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®

Resistance Training and Litigation (September 2016)

Online Impersonal Training Risk Versus Benefit (January 2016)

On Expert Witnessing (September 2015)

A Hot Topic (January 2015)

A Muddied Industry: Essential Risk Management Strategies for Mud Run Participants, Race Organizers and Sponsors - Part II (September 2014)

A Muddied Industry: Growth, Injuries, and Legal Issues Associated with Mud Runs - Part I (May 2014)

Philosophy and Standards, Part I (September 2013)

Injury Litigations (May 2013)  

Cardiac Arrest Litigations (January 2013)

Emergency Response Plan (September 2012)   

Code Blue- Member Down (May 2012)

Scope of Practice (January 2012)

Personal Training - Litigation Insulation (September 2011)

Fitness Facility Orientation (May 2011)

10 Years as Legal Columnist: A Review and Personal Perspective (January 2011)

An Analysis of 8 Negligence Lawsuits Against Personal Fitness Trainers: 3 Major Liability Exposures Revealed (September 2010)

New Standards Statements: Legal Considerations for the Fitness Industry (May 2010)

Treadmill Injuries: An Analysis of Case Law (January 2010)

Applying the HIPAA Nondiscrimination Rules to Employer-Sponsored Wellness Programs (September 2009)

Staff Training: A Vital Component of Risk Management (May 2009)

Building a Comprehensive Risk Management Plan: Four Essential Strategic Steps (January 2009)

Introducing the Risk Management Pyramid (September 2008)

Is Licensure in Your Future?:  Issues to Consider, Part 3 (May 2008)

Is Licensure in Your Future?:  Issues to Consider, Part 2 (January 2008)

Is Licensure in Your Future?:  Issues to Consider, Part 1 (September 2007)

Risk Management Strategies for Avoiding and Responding to Sexual Assault Complaints (May 2007)

Using Case Law to Understand the Primary Assumption of Risk Defense (January 2007)

Pre-activity Screening: Steps to Minimize Legal Liability (September 2006)

Medical Emergency Procedures: Minimize Your Liability (May 2006)

Is Your Emergency Action Plan Complete? (January 2006)

Legal Liability Associated with Instruction (September 2005)

Internet Personal Training and/or Coaching: What are the Legal Issues, Part 3 (May 2005)

Is Obesity a Disability Under the ADA? (January 2005)

Internet Personal Training and/or Coaching: What are the Legal Issues, Part 2 (September 2004)

Internet Personal Training and/or Coaching: What are the Legal Issues, Part 1 (May 2004)

Health/Fitness Program and AEDs: An Overview of Current Legislation (January 2004)

 

 

 

 

 

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