Jun 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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KINES 108 - Legal and Administrative Issues

Upper Division

KINES 010 , KINES 015 , and KINES 020  (or for non-majors, permission of the instructor).

Provides each student with a broad analysis of the United States’ legal system and to the major cases and laws that make up the legal aspects of sport, recreation, and physical activity. Particular attention will be paid to proactive risk management strategies for teachers, coaches, and administrators that will minimize their organizations’ legal liability. Topics include: an overview of the legal system, negligence, intentional torts, risk management, contracts, constitutional law, federal statutes and discrimination, and intellectual property law.

Course credits: 1

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