NEW: ACSM "Self-Study" Course
Law for Fitness Managers: Protect Yourself and Your Business
This course began November 2022 -- it is offered to ACSM and Non-ACSM Members. Earn 11 CECs by completing 5 self-study modules. For more information and to register, click:
Fitness Law Academy Courses:
Course #1: Faculty Training Course 2023
For more information, see Course #1 below. This faculty training course was first offered in the summer of 2021 and then again in the summer of 2022. To review a summary of the feedback from professors who completed these courses, click:
Course #2: CEC/CEU Course – Minimizing Legal Liability and Maximizing Fitness Safety
This self-study course is designed for fitness managers, exercise professionals, and students. Upon successful completion of the course, 22 ACSM CECs or 2.0 NSCA CEUs are awarded. Individuals can register anytime for the course and complete it at their own pace. For more information, see Course #2 below.
NOTE: This course ended Aug. 1, 2023. A similar course, as described below, will be offered in the summer of 2024 - more info will be posted in early 2024.
ONLINE SELF-STUDY OPTION: Faculty members can take this course anytime as a self-study course. Contact Dr. Eickhoff-Shemek for more information at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This course includes 11 weekly Zoom class. The classes are held on Tuesdays beginning Tuesday, May 23rd. The time for the class will be set to accommodate preferences of those enrolled. Recordings of the Zoom classes will be available for professors unable to attend the scheduled classes. Professors will have assignments to complete prior to each class, e.g., Class #1 -- read Chapter 1 in the text and complete the study questions for that chapter. Each week will cover one chapter in the text, ending with Chapter 11 (last chapter in the text) for Class #11 on August 1st.
Earn 22 ACSM CECs and/or 2.0 NSCA CEUs. This course is a comprehensive CEC/CEU course that addresses legal and risk management concepts that are essential for all fitness managers, exercise professionals, and students to learn and apply in today’s litigious society. The course fee includes the textbook (sells for $89 on Amazon) and Study Guide that includes five files: (1) Instructions (2) Study Questions for each of the 11 chapters in the textbook, (3) Answers to all of the study questions, (4) CEC/CEU exam, and (5) Course evaluation form. Upon successful completion of this course, fitness managers and other professionals in supervisory positions can earn the Fitness Law Academy's certification: Certified Fitness Safety Manager. See the Certification page for more information.
Click the "More Info" button for detailed description of the CEC/CEU course, course fee, and Terms and Conditions. Click the "Registration" button to register for the Self-Study course -- see option for students who receive a 20% discount.