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ACE group fitness chpt 12
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A written statement signed by a participant prior to testing that informs them of testing purposes, processes, and all potential risks and discomforts
GFI who regularly taches at 3 different facilities on a contractual basis
umbrella liability policy
Insurance that provides additional coverage beyond other insurance
True or False. Before leading any outdoor or public space classes, GFI should consult with his/her insurance policies to ensure such activities are covered
True/false. A fitness facility can legally advertise its dance based fitness classes as "Zumba like" even its instructors have not completed a Zumba instructor training course.
The instructor is paid $500 for teaching a series of 10 boot camp classes. Employee or independent contractor?
The instructor teaches classes that are considered integral to the business. Employee or independent contractor?
Appropriateness of an exercise professional's action standards and based on the age, condition, and knowledge of the participant is call what?
stand of care
Which type of insurance would cover and injury to a participant due to the negligence of the instructor?
What type of license should a facility obtain to allow its GFIs to use copyrighted music during classes taught in the facility
Which of the following GFIs is MOST likely to be considered an independent contractor?
A GFI who has complete control over the details of the work performed
A fitness facility that fails to obtain a blanket license would MOST likely be in danger of violating what law?
Which of the following describes the insurance requirement for covering the specific locations where a GFI teaches an outdoor boot camp?
Which of the following is among the supervision guidelines and responsibilities of GFI?
providing continuous supervision in immediate proximity to the participants to ensure safety
In which case could a GFI be found negligent if a participant is injured during a group fitness class?
if they fail to act as a reasonable and prudent professional would perform under similar circumstances
In order to legally substantiate a charge of negligence, all of elements must be shown to exist
1. the GFI had a duty to protect the client
2. the GFI failed to exercise the standard of care necessary to perform that duty
3. such failure was the proximate cause of an injury
4. the injury caused damaged to the client
A GFI is leading a HIIT class in which a participant badly sprains her ankle while following instructions for a series of high impact exercises. The movements sequence that directly led to the injury consisted of an excessive number of jump squats. If the participant sues the instructor for negligence, which of the following points would likely be proven true?
1. The GFI had a duty to protect the client
2. The GFI failed to exercise standard of care necessary to perform that duty
3. Such failure was the proximate cause of an injury
4. the injury caused damage to the client
A student collapses in class. The GFI does not feel qualified to offer any aide, and chooses to do nothing instead of risking doing the wrong thing. Can the GFI be successfully sued for negligence?
Yes. GFI can be successfully sued for not doing something that should have been done
A GFI teaches classes at a community center where no health screenings are performed. A student collapses in class. Can the GFI successfully be charged with negligence?
Yes. instructors have been charged with negligence for not accurately assessing available information that could have prevented an injury
If a student is injured in class, it is the responsibility of the GFI to suggest treatments. T/F
Fasle. GFIs should be careful not to diagnose or suggest treatment for injuries
A GFI is assigned to teach in an area of a fitness facility that they deem to be unsafe or inappropriate for the activity. What should the GFI do?
Refuse to teach and document that decision in writing to the club management
An instructor has every student sign a liability waiver. A student has an accident and negligence was found to be the cause of the injury. The negligence of the instructor was not specifically waived in the liability waiver. Could the instructor still be found guilty of negligence?
The document is used to make the dangers of a program or test procedure known to the participant and thereby provide an additional measure of defense against lawsuits.
informed consent form
This document indicates that the participant is aware of inherent risks an potential injuries that can occur from participation
informed consent form
ACE recommends retaining at least how much in professional liability coverage?
if a GFI is sued and the judgement exceeds his/her professional liability coverage, what would cover the insurance shortfall?
An instructor creates a playlist of various downloaded songs he/she has legally purchased online and then uses that music in a for profit class. Legally speaking, is this a violation of copyright law?
In order to be able to use copyrighted music in an exercise class, most clubs obtain --- for their instructors
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