Risk Management for Health/Fitness Professionals Legal Issues and Strategies

ISBN-10: 078178364X

ISBN-13: 9780781783644

Edition: 2009

Authors: JoAnn M. Eickhoff-Shemek, Daniel P. Connaughton, David L. Herbert

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This new text provides basic knowledge of the law applicable to the health/fitness field and the specific risk management strategies that health/fitness professionals can implement to minimize their legal liability.
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Book details

List price: $52.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Introduction to Risk Management
Introduction to the Law and Legal System
Determination of Duty in Negligence Claims and Lawsuits
Common Defenses to Negligence Claims and Lawsuits: Assumption of Risk and Waivers
Assessment of Major Liability Exposures and Development of Risk Management Strategies
Employment Issues
The Pre-Activity Screening Process
Health/Fitness Assessment and Prescription
Instruction and Supervision
Exercise Equipment
Facility Risks
Medical Emergency Action Plans
Final Risk Management Steps, Unsupervised Health/Fitness Facilities, And Selected Topics
Implementation and Evaluation of the Risk Management Plan
Risk Management Strategies for Unsupervised Health/Fitness Facilities
Selected Topics and Conclusion
Case Index
Subject Index
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