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2018-2019 Springfield College Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Springfield College Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHED 675 - Legal Issues in Physical Education and Athletics


This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of general legal concepts, federal and state legislation, and legal liabilities pertaining to physical education and athletics. Factors important to schools and colleges concerning the viability of physical educators, coaches, and administrators will be addressed. The course will examine a variety of real-life situations that require students to appreciate the legal and ethical dilemmas facing those who participate in, supervise and/or manager others in the areas of physical education and athletics. Students will explore, analyze, and discuss possible resolutions to specific dilemmas.

Credits: 3