Health and Fitness Science
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3

HFS 214 – Health & Fitness Law

Prerequisites: None Corequisites: None

This course is designed to build a greater awareness and understanding of laws and legal issues encountered in the health and fitness industry. Topics include federal/state regulations, historical/current practices, risk management, torts, employment, discrimination, contracts, waivers, health/ fitness screening, client confidentiality, facility safety, equipment liability, and emergency procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the legal system to prevent or minimize liability in a fitness setting.