Chapter 2: Legal Issues- Sports Management

Expressed warranty
written guarantee that equipment is safe for use
Tort
A civil wrong for which damages are awared
Omission
Failure to perform one’s responisbilities
Duty of care
Protect participents from unreasonable risks
Assumption of risk
Strategy for informing participants of inherent dangers during physical activity
Misfeasance
Using the wrong procedure when performing a responsibility
Implied warranty
Responsibility of manufactures to protect equipment that will not cause injury when use for its intended purpose
Informed consent
Authority to provide treatment for an injury
Commission
Performing an act that is not one’s responsibility
Standard of care
Act as a reasonable prudent person