Fitness Law Academy

Enhancing Fitness Safety through Education

Free Resources

The following “free” resources are available for fitness managers, exercise professionals, and academicians to use in their educational programs and risk management (RM) efforts.


1. Articles (n=33) that Dr. JES authored (or co-authored) covering a variety of legal/risk management topics in ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal between 1997 and 2017 can found in full text at:

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal Articles -- Dr. JES lead or co-author

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3. Articles on a variety of legal and risk management topics for fitness managers and exercise professionals also available at: (articles by Doyice Cotten and other experts) (articles by Ken Reinig -- Reinig Insurance Solutions)

Click on the titles to download these resources.

Legal and risk management lessons (PowerPoint presentations) for (a) Fitness Managers and Exercise Professionals to use in their staff training programs, and (b) Professors to use in their academic classes.

A description of 21 lawsuits against fitness professionals and facilities across 7 major legal liability exposure areas.