PEES 7044X Risk Management and Legal Issues in Sport
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PED 744.
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45 hours; 3 credits
Risk management and legal concepts and their application to sports are covered. Common issues of risk management in sport programs are explored to protect the business, the employees and the participants. Consideration of constitutional requirements, tort, contract and commercial laws as they relate to the sports professional and participant are presented. Special topics highlighting such developing law as product liability, worker's compensation, and Titles VII and IX are included. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Physical Education 766X.)