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'The Biggest Loser' champion Matt Hoover sued for negligence

'The Biggest Loser' champion Matt Hoover sued for negligence | Sports Ethics: Ford, M. | Scoop.it
'The Biggest Loser' champion Matt Hoover sued for negligence. Matt Hoover apparently has a big legal problem.
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Practicing without the proper credentials becomes obviously unethical when it leads to injury.

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K. Blount's curator insight, August 15, 2013 6:09 PM

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

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Personal Trainer Licensing Debate

Personal Trainer Licensing Debate | Sports Ethics: Ford, M. | Scoop.it
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Individuals currently practice personal training without certification or with unrecognized certs but will imposing high restrictions, costs and taxes positively affect ethical behavior?

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Nick Cangialosi's curator insight, March 9, 2013 12:35 PM

This is a great article to show the importance of qualification as a trainer. Being a trainer is not about the money, it is about helping individuals reach their goals to get healthy, and feel better about themselves. We must be qualified as trainers because customers trust us with their bodies, this is very personal.

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Wright's son to live with dad until prostitution case resolved | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME

Wright's son to live with dad until prostitution case resolved | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME | Sports Ethics: Ford, M. | Scoop.it
Alexis Wright is the woman at the center of the Kennebunk prostitution scandal.
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Woman runs home grown prostitution business in her Zumba studio, taking unethical behabior in the fitness industry to the next level.

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LA Fitness - Misleading and unethical Fitness program

LA Fitness - Misleading and unethical Fitness program | Sports Ethics: Ford, M. | Scoop.it
From: Miami, Florida - Hello fellow L A Fitness victims...here is my story. If you are thinking about signing up for a personal training program at L A Fitness.
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Passing clients from trainer to trainer, ethical?

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New York Personal Trainer Negligence Lawyer | NYC Trainer Negligence Attorney | NY Personal Trainer Attorney

Gym or workout injury in or near NYC? Contact a New York personal trainer negligence attorney at the law firm Smiley & Smiley, LLP: 212-986-2022.
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If you are unethical as a personal trainer there are lawyers that specialize in prosecuting you...be careful

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Kournikova on Biggest Loser: Is She Certified?

Kournikova on Biggest Loser: Is She Certified? | Sports Ethics: Ford, M. | Scoop.it
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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Is personal training without a certification ethical?

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The Certification Balance

d discussion How should certifications evolve? By Lisa Liddane It has indelibly altered the landscape of fitness instruction. It has clearly evolved to a basic qualification for employment.
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Is it ethical to offer a certification that does not teach the fundamentals necessary to train people? Even more ethically concerning is whether or not trainers with "unrecognized" certifications should practice at all? Are these trainers putting people at risk?

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"What is the youngest age you'd train a child or teen? Why?"

"What is the youngest age you'd train a child or teen? Why?" | Sports Ethics: Ford, M. | Scoop.it
At Studio “A” in Montreal, we have a great focus on the youth market. About 90% of our 1,400 dancers are under 18 years of age, while some are as young as 3 years old.
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How young is too young for training?

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