Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
An Athlete Lifting Weights Assumes the Risk of Injury Even in Mandatory Classes
by By John T. Wolohan and Megan Olenowski June 2007
An athlete lifting weights assumes the risk of injury even if he's hurt in a mandatory weightlifting class.
States Take a Fresh Look at Metal Bats
by Michael Popke June 2007
States are taking a fresh look at a decades-old debate.
Injuries Caused by Broken Metal-Halide Lights Prompt Legislative Initiatives
by Michael Popke May 2007
Incidents of UV damage caused by broken metal-halide lights have sparked legislative initiatives designed to encourage facility operators to change their bulbs.
Texas' AED Mandate a Life-Saving Precedent
by Michael Popke April 2007
Texas may be setting a life-saving precedent with its new AED mandate.
NCAA Schools Tackle Institutional Expectations of Coaches' Conduct
by Paul Steinbach April 2007
Recent episodes involving two prominent head coaches raise questions about institutional expectations of conduct.
A Male Gymnast Fails to Win a Spot on the Girls' Team
by John T. Wolohan April 2007
With a bit more evidence, a male gymnast might have won a spot on the girls' team.
A Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder Doesn't Supersede Eligibility Rules
by John T. Wolohan March 2007
A high-schooler with Attention Deficit Disorder finds out that a diagnosis alone won't waive eligibility rules.
by Melinda Kempfer May 2006
A pool evaluation can help operators of aging aquatic facilities determine whether a renovation - or a rebuild - is in order.
What a Wild Ride It's Been
by Andrew Cohen March 2006
Climbing walls come under new scrutiny after rash of accidents.
Hazardous To Your Health Club
by Marvin Bynum December 2005
Because fitness centers face myriad liabilities -- from the minor to the catastrophic -- insuring against those risks can be quite complicated.