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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPM 315 - Legal Liability and Risk Management in Sport


Description:
This course will examine risk management and legal issues that affect sport and recreation organizations. Course will be offered every year (Winter).

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: SPM 101.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss sports torts in relation to waivers, statutes of limitations, intentional torts, and products liability.
  • Apply various aspects of law to the concept of risk management within a sport or recreation setting.
  • Describe and apply Title IX legislation as it relates to decision making in sport organizations.
  • Explain the effects the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA has had on sport.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize the library and electronic resources to research sport law cases and legal principles.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop a risk-management plan for a sport or recreation organization.



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