Ethics in Sports, a Contradiction?
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Amanda Chappel: Personal Trainer to be: Defining Ethics

Amanda Chappel: Personal Trainer to be: Defining Ethics | Ethics in Sports, a Contradiction? | Scoop.it
The code of ethics for my field is pretty much common sense related issues. The article I read listed many things that are in the conduct for a personal trainer. Here are a few: 1. Be professional- maintain a professional attitude ...

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Erin Gateman's comment, July 17, 2013 2:34 AM
Extremely important, especially hearing it from a trainer themselves.
Christina M. Wolfe's curator insight, November 13, 2013 9:14 PM

It's great to have the ground work laid out for you and your clients so you don't over step boundaries.

Deana Orellana's curator insight, March 6, 2014 1:49 PM

Great advice from a young up and coming personal trainer.

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Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome furious over doping accusations - 'Lance Armstrong cheated. I’m not cheating. End of story'

Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome furious over doping accusations - 'Lance Armstrong cheated. I’m not cheating. End of story' | Ethics in Sports, a Contradiction? | Scoop.it
As the Tour de France reached its second rest day yesterday, there was much debate over where Chris Froome’s spectacular lone victory on Mont Ventoux on Sunday ranked among cycling’s great rides – and, it was time, too, for a fresh layer of...
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A New Scale Measuring Coaches’ Unethical Behaviors for Comparison by Gender, Age, and Education Level of Coach | The Sport Journal

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It is a truly sad day when you can't trust a coach, someone you work so closely with.

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Ethics in Fitness Training

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Ethics in Fitness Training. In addition to the laws and regulations governing fitness training, professional fitness trainers are expected to abide by basic rules of ethics when training others.
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The Ethics of Steroid Use in Sports | The tree of knowledge of good ...

The Ethics of Steroid Use in Sports | The tree of knowledge of good ... | Ethics in Sports, a Contradiction? | Scoop.it
Daniel Low on Is it ethical to have a law pu… Huynh Minh Quyen Vic… on ... Athletes can obtain daily massages from therapists within their own sporting communities, but not all athletes share this same luxury.

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Eddie Eaves's curator insight, September 14, 2013 6:53 PM

Steroid use can be categorized under both professional and personal ethics as far as personal use and abiding to rules and regulations prohibiting it's use.

Jamison Fausett's curator insight, February 8, 2014 11:52 AM

While I strongly disagree with the use anabolic steroids, I think the way we look at steroids as a society could be adjusted. From my own research there is many positive benefits that could come from the use of Human Growth hormone.

 

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Sports Ethics Topics

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Sports Ethics Topics. Ethical dilemmas confront athletes, coaches, fans and others around the games every year, forcing people involved in sports to examine their behavior and conditions and reevaluate the morals and ethics that are most important...

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Even as an athletic trainer you must be cognoscente of not being biased on gender, race or athletic shape.

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Angry Issues: Is It Unethical For A Trainer And Client To Date? - Angry Trainer Fitness

Angry Issues: Is It Unethical For A Trainer And Client To Date? - Angry Trainer Fitness | Ethics in Sports, a Contradiction? | Scoop.it
Hey everyone – I’m back from my Mexico trip (full update to follow soon) and itching to get back into some Angry Trainer business! First up let’s kick off with a good old debate here on the site.
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This is a pretty big discussion. As a professional do you think it's ok to date one of your clients?? Hmm...work could get kinda messy when you start having your boyfriend/girlfriend in there with you.

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Bodybuilding diet risks - New Zealand Listener

Bodybuilding diet risks - New Zealand Listener | Ethics in Sports, a Contradiction? | Scoop.it
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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Bud Selig: Steroids Not Just MLB Problem, “A Societal Problem”

Bud Selig: Steroids Not Just MLB Problem, “A Societal Problem” | Ethics in Sports, a Contradiction? | Scoop.it
After the MLB All-Star festivities are over, it’s been reported that commissioner Bud Selig will make his decisions to suspend prominent players like Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun that are connected with the Biogenesis clinic in Miami and took...
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Erin Gateman's comment, July 17, 2013 1:40 AM
It is about time they start hemming up everyone for these pratices. What do you think?
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Code of Ethics |

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This is a great set of ethics to abide by in your professional field. It's a shame when people deviate away from it.

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Man up, manage your exercise - Caymanian Compass

Man up, manage your exercise - Caymanian Compass | Ethics in Sports, a Contradiction? | Scoop.it
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Deanna Smith is a certified exercise physiologist and Pilates instructor at ENERGY Essential Fitness in Cricket Square. She can be reached at deanna@energycayman.com.
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Erin Gateman's comment, July 17, 2013 1:41 AM
I hate it when I hear, "Oh I don't have time", everyone has some free time somewhere. Don't cheat yourself a healthy lifestyle.