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From the Archives: Raising the Bar: Legal Issues in Strength Training

by Brodie M. Butland, JD, BSc, SSC | May 27, 2017

"The purpose of this article is to provide awareness regarding some of the legal issues facing us as strength coaches, and how tribunals have resolved those issues. I focus on three issues in particular: Liability for personal injuries, and how coaches/gyms have avoided it; Incorporation of a coaching business, and how it may or may not protect you from liability; and Nutrition counseling, and the fuzzy line between merely providing information and unlicensed dietary advice."

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