Ethical Behavior in the Fitness Profession
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'The Biggest Loser' champion Matt Hoover sued for negligence

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'The Biggest Loser' champion Matt Hoover sued for negligence. Matt Hoover apparently has a big legal problem.

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This is a case of not putting having your client's health and wellbeing has top priorty.

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Marcus Ford's curator insight, December 17, 2012 12:27 PM

Practicing without the proper credentials becomes obviously unethical when it leads to injury.

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Kournikova on Biggest Loser: Is She Certified?

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fponewsletter_teaser: Have you heard? Tennis star Anna Kournikova will be replacing Jillian Michaels as a personal trainer in Season 12 of The Biggest Loser, a hit reality TV show on NBC.

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Marcus Ford's curator insight, December 17, 2012 11:56 AM

Is personal training without a certification ethical?

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Code of Ethics for Fitness Professionals

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Bodybuilding diet risks - New Zealand Listener

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New Zealand ListenerBodybuilding diet risksNew Zealand ListenerBodybuilders also tend to consume a limited range of foods, says Claire Turnbull, a UK-trained dietitian and personal trainer, such as eating only chicken and broccoli six times a day...

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Erin Gateman's comment, July 17, 2013 2:21 AM
As a trainer don't let your client take unnecessary risks to improve status.
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Ethical concerns of a personal trainer - by Mira Khatib - Helium

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Some of the ethical concerns in the fitness industry would be the following.
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Civil Actions - Personal Trainers and Client Confidentiality

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"Personal trainers have a professional obligation to keep sensitive client information private."

 

Although, federal privacy laws such as HIPPA, does not apply to most personal trainers, they still have an obligation keep client's information a confidential. There are boundaries between the trainer and the client. Violation of such things may cause damages.

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When a Personal Trainer Gets Too Personal

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"WHEN Shibani Joshi walked into a Manhattan branch of the New York Sports Club last summer, all she wanted was a more toned body and a distraction from the job-hunting that occupied her days."

 

Personal Trainers need to maintain boundaries and keep it professional.

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MaryGrace Balaban's curator insight, January 16, 2014 7:08 PM

An excellent reminder for fitness coaches to draw firm boundaries for their clients and for exercisers to choose professional trainers.

Dominick Caiazzo's curator insight, June 15, 2014 1:07 PM

Good example of the situation that could arise from poor ethical decisions.

Aaron Cruz's curator insight, February 15, 2015 7:02 PM

Trainers need to understand the personal boundaries between trainer and client. A strong personal ethical code is important to counteract a lack of professional ethics, regarding these situations.

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How deceptive are online weight loss photos? | The Business Ethics ...

How deceptive are online weight loss photos? | The Business Ethics ... | Ethical Behavior in the Fitness Profession | Scoop.it
Frequent readers of this blog know I'm not a big fan of the fitness and weight loss industry. Business ethics are my “thing,” after all, and I think one of the most fundamental elements of ethics in business is to provide products ...
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10 Ethical Issues Facing Health/Fitness Professionals [Strength Training, Personal Training] - Fitness.com

10 Ethical Issues Facing Health/Fitness Professionals [Strength Training, Personal Training] - Fitness.com | Ethical Behavior in the Fitness Profession | Scoop.it
Working in the health and fitness industry often involves finding a balance between what's ethical and what's not. Read here to see what ethical issues health and fitness professionals deal with on ...
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