Perhaps the only thing more dangerous than being out of shape is trying to get back in shape. The misery begins, of course, with those dreaded exercise machines; from them emanates the excruciating pain of pounding into submission underutilized, citified muscles. And then comes the inevitable soreness of stretching into positions that the human body was really never meant to be stretched into. It makes you tired just to think about it. Luckily for the trial bar, the machines, aerobics, sports, equipment, and myriad ways of hurting oneself that arise from the workout has resulted in a healthy amount of litigation, and some of it is rather intriguing. In four sectionsthe health club, running, the sports world, and intellectual property, this soon-to-be classic addition to the acclaimed ABA Little Book series covers twenty cases that encapsulate a marathon of all types of law. You'll find an exhaustive array of heart-pumping tales from the workout world, including:
- Beware the Window: Working Out in a Crowd
- Failure to Warn: Using the Mini-Trampoline
- Clothing Optional Running: Or Not
- Svelte Swim Suit: A Competitive Business
- Are You Thirsty? The Sport Drink Wars, and tons more!
If you're a lawyer, a sports-enthusiast, or just a fitness-litigation freak, you're sure to get pumped-up on this competitive collection of knotty legal disputes arising from the physical fitness arena, and the courts' erstwhile efforts to mend fences and compensate victims. Reading this book is guaranteed to be less hazardous than working out ever was!