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Personal Training: Ethics/Scope of Practice

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Personal Training: Ethics/Scope of Practice
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Here is a link to many more articles regarding the realm of personal training. I would like to post all of them, but there are too many good ones to post from IDEA Health and Fitness Association.

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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 | Sports Ethics: Janicek, N. | 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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These are 10 good ethical issues to keep in mind for future personal trainers and present ones alike.  I found myself agreeing with all of the points for once.

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The N.C.A.A.’s Ethics Problem

The N.C.A.A.’s Ethics Problem | Sports Ethics: Janicek, N. | Scoop.it
From a look at some investigations in college sports, it seems as if abusing the legal system is all in a day’s work.
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This is all over the news daily if you fillow college sports.  The NCAA is coming under fire still in regards to their enforcement standards, and the manner in which they do or dont pursur an issue.  They have also been run through the mud due to their alleged tampering with the Miami investigation.

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What Role Does Ethics Play in Sports?

What Role Does Ethics Play in Sports? | Sports Ethics: Janicek, N. | Scoop.it
Distinguishing between gamesmanship and sportsmanship
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A good look at what ethics SHOULD drive fair competition.  Sadly this isnt the case at the highest level of competition, but we fortunately can still see it in the junior leagues.

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Poor Ethics at 2012 London Olympic Games: Penalizing the Dark Side of Sports

Poor Ethics at 2012 London Olympic Games: Penalizing the Dark Side of Sports | Sports Ethics: Janicek, N. | Scoop.it
International competition is intense—with the best athletes from around the world competing for just three medals, it simply has to be...
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This atricle brought to light the smaller incidents of cheating or doping in the olympics we usually dont hear about in the mainstream media.  It shows that people go to extreme lengths in all sports to gain an edge, nnot just the big ones that gain them recognition.

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Ethical concerns of a personal trainer - by Mira Khatib - Helium

Some of the ethical concerns in the fitness industry would be the following. 1) Client focus One of the main concerns as a personal fitness traine..., Mira Khatib
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Here are 7 more ethical concerns personal trainers should keep in mind.  especially the bullet about not overstating their talent... If you lose your credibility, you lose your career in essence.

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Ethics Thrown Aside: Professional Sports Needs a Makeover

Michael Vick, Donte Stallworth, Ben Roethlisberger, Tiger Woods, Ray Lewis, Reggie Bush and Cam Newton all have one thing in common: they are revered by the American public...
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It is a look at the ethics problem in professional football.  It is a few years old, but the cases are still relevant to today game.  At least some of the current problems in the NFL are being taken care of by cutting the players, but then again they arent of the caliber of Vick or Roethlisberger.

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Ethic in Coaching? | The Sport Journal

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This article looks at the ethics behind the coaching profession in the wake of the Bobby Knight firing a few years back.  This article is still relevant as more and more coaches practices are coming under fire after the latest coach from a major conference, Mike Rice of Rutgers, was fired for using overly aggressive methods to put it lightly.

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The Dilemma of Moral Ethics in Sports

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So, the news just hit the wires only a few scant hours ago: Lance Armstrong has given up his legal battle, choosing not to go before an arbitrator and accepting sanctions...
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In the wake of the Lance Armstrong scandal, this article shows what the main reason is for the cheating across the spectrum.  It makes the point that money is the main driver of this unscrupulous practice.

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