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Educational Courses

Educational Courses to Accompany the New Textbook

Course #1: “Free” Faculty Training Course: June 7 – August 6, 2021

This education and training course is designed for faculty members who would like to learn how to teach a Legal/Risk Management course in their academic program or add Legal/Risk Management content to an existing course. The training course and materials are “free” with the purchase of the new textbook.

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. After May 1, 2021, individuals can register anytime for this course and complete it at their own pace.

Course Professors are the Authors of the Textbook:

JoAnn Eickhoff-Shemek, PhD, FACSM

Barbara Zabawa, JD, MPH

Paul Fenaroli, JD

COURSE #1 – FREE Faculty Training Course: June 7-August 6, 2021; Registration Deadline: May 28th

This hybrid course includes self-study and live classes via Zoom. Upon registering for this course, professors will receive the “free” course materials: (a) Study Questions for each chapter in the text, (b) Answers to the Study Questions for each chapter, and (c) Ancillaries that accompany the textbook. The textbook is required and can be purchased on Amazon: Amazon-Click Here

The course is organized into three modules (Module 1: June 7-June 21, Module 2: June 28-July 12, and Module 3: July 19-August 6). For each module, read the textbook chapters assigned, answer the Study Questions for those chapters and compare your answers with the provided Answers to the Study Questions. The live classes at the end of each module will be a review/discussion of those chapters.

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COURSE #2 – CEC/CEU Self-Study Course: Minimizing Legal Liability and Maximizing Fitness Safety 

Earn 22 ACSM CECs and/or 2.0 NSCA CEUs. This course is the only comprehensive CEC/CEU course in the country 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 ($259) 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.

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NOTE: If you have a certification from an organization other than ACSM or NSCA, you can contact that organization to ask about petition requirements to obtain CEs from our course.