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High School Coaching Bundle, from the NSCA’s 2016 National Conference

July 30, 2016

Video CEU

This bundle includes videos of five of the best high school coaching sessions from the NSCA’s 2016 National Conference. If you could not attend the sessions live, this is the next best thing. CEU quiz available.

Coaches Exercise Science Nutrition Program design Legal Issues Professional Development LTAD Player development High School Strength and Conditioning Strength and Conditioning Coaches Athletic Development hs-coaching

How to Design and Implement a Legally Defensible Tactical Fitness Test

May 1, 2015

Video Members Only

This session from the NSCA’s 2015 TSAC Annual Training provide examples of how different agencies (i.e., fire, military, and police) have implemented legally defensible fitness tests. Previous experiences will be shared as well as general recommendations on how to implement a scientifically-based testing battery.

TSAC Facilitators Program design Testing and Evaluation Client Consultation|Assessment Legal Issues legally defensible testing battery task analysis

What’s Our Standard of Care?

January 31, 2017

Video CEU

Gain an understanding of the legal concept of negligence and how to avoid being negligent in daily strength and conditioning settings. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 Coaches Conference, attorney and coach Reed Wainwright also explains how the “standard of care” concept affects the potential liability of a strength and conditioning coach and how this perception is affecting the profession.

Coaches Organization and Administration Safety Legal Issues Negligence Internship Standard of Care Policies 2017-Coaches-Conference

Claims and Litigation

November 22, 2019

Article

This article briefly discusses what personal trainers should know about claims and lawsuits.

Personal trainers Legal Issues Personal Trainers Claims and Lawsuits Legal Concepts

Personal Trainers and Nutrition Advice—What Can I Legally Tell My Clients

January 1, 2015

Article Members Only

Personal trainers are responsible to be familiar with the sometimes fluid landscape of the nutritional counseling laws in their state and to abide by them.

Personal trainers Nutrition Legal Issues personal trainer nutrition legal advice

Avoiding Liability as a Fitness Professional

January 1, 2016

Article Members Only

Unfortunately, injuries do occur during exercise, and the legal implications that follow them can be quite significant. Taking small, reasonable precautions at the onset of a new personal trainer-client relationship can stave off significant problems down the road.

Personal trainers Organization and Administration Legal Issues how to be a personal trainer personal training legal ability liability

How Social Media Affects the Legal Rights of Employees

June 4, 2016

Article

While social media can serve as an efficient business tool, it can also complicate the legal rights of the entrepreneurs who use them. This article focuses on three specific—and perhaps surprising—ways in which social media can alter the employment rights of fitness professionals and the gyms they work for.

Personal trainers Legal Issues Professional Development NSCA-CPT personal training employment Social media

Physical Employment Standards—Is “Legally Defensible” the Same as “Morally Defensible?”

April 1, 2015

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While no recruitment process will ever be perfect, it is time to address the “legal defensibility” of physical employment standards as the primary consideration in developing recruitment guidelines that are concurrently designed to increase workplace diversity.

TSAC Facilitators Exercise Science Safety Emergency Procedures Legal Issues Firefighters VO2 Max Recruiting Employment Standards Legal Actions

Validated Physical Abilities of the California Law Enforcement Patrol Position of a Large Southern California Agency

April 1, 2017

Article Members Only

To operate at the highest level possible, tactical athletes should train for the validated physical abilities applicable to their respective positions as identified by applicable subject matter experts.

TSAC Facilitators Program design Legal Issues law enforcement physical training Validated physical abilities TSAC-F
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