Exercise Expert Witnesses

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Exercise expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including sports medicine, physical therapy, personal training, health education, and rehabilitation. Some of the most common specialties among exercise expert witnesses also include biomechanics, kinesiology, fitness equipment safety, and athletic performance. They have provided opinions on the effects of improper training techniques, gym safety protocols, injury prevention strategies, the impact of exercise on chronic diseases, and the role of physical activity in overall health.

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Cedric Xavier Bryant, FACSM, MS, PhDView profile

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Dr. Cedric Xavier Bryant, FACSM, MS, PhD

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Dr. Cedric X. Bryant has over 35 years of experience in the field of Exercise Science. He earned his BS in Human Kinetics from Rutgers University, his MS in Exercise and Sports Science, and his Ph.D. in Physiology from Pennsylvania State University. He formerly worked for StairMaster Sports/Medical Products, Inc where he held a number of positions, including as the Senior Vice President of...


Physical Education/physical training/exercise Expert Witness | IowaView profile


Physical Education/physical training/exercise Expert Witness | Iowa

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This expert is highly qualified in the field of physical education, physical training, and exercise. With over 40 years of experience in the field, this expert has served as a university department chair, led K-12 health and physical education for the State of Iowa, and inspired an Army physical readiness training paradigm shift that remains unchallenged today.

Personal Training & Exercise Physiology Expert Witness | KentuckyView profile


Personal Training & Exercise Physiology Expert Witness | Kentucky

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This expert in health and fitness has decades of academic and industry experience in personal fitness training. He began his career completing a BS at Southeast Missouri State in Health Management and then continued on to complete a Master degree in Exercise Physiology where he graduated summa cum laude. For four years prior to starting his PhD, this expert worked as a clinical exercise...

Exercise Biomechanics & Safety Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Exercise Biomechanics & Safety Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This highly qualified resistance training specialist - personal trainer and educator currently serves as president, director of education and resistance training exercise biomechanics instructor for a nationally accredited personal training certification organization. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and a a number of professional organizations. This expert has presented...

Fitness & Exercise Science Expert Witness | WashingtonView profile


Fitness & Exercise Science Expert Witness | Washington

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This qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in exercise science and athletic training. He earned his BS in exercise science from Central Washington University and his MS in human movement from A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine. This expert holds multiple certifications including as a TPI level 2 fitness professional, strength and conditioning specialist, corrective...


Chiropractic Medicine Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Chiropractic Medicine Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This highly-qualified expert has nearly 30 years of experience in the field of chiropractic malpractice, with his work having involved manipulative and associated conservative therapies, skeletal muscle exercise, nutrition, supplements, and weight loss. He received his BA in physical education from the State University of New York Cortland and his BS in biology from the National College of...

Exercise Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an exercise expert witness in legal proceedings?

An exercise expert witness provides specialized knowledge on fitness, training methods, and injury prevention. They can offer insight into cases involving personal injuries, sports accidents, or negligence in fitness settings.

What types of cases might require an exercise expert witness?

Cases that may require an exercise expert witness include personal injury lawsuits, product liability cases related to fitness equipment, disputes over professional athlete contracts, and negligence claims against gyms or trainers.

Can an exercise expert witness provide testimony on both physical and mental aspects of exercise?

Yes, an exercise expert witness can testify on both physical and mental aspects of exercise. This includes the physiological effects of exercise as well as its impact on mental health.

Are there subspecialties within the field of exercise expertise that could be relevant to my case?

Yes, there are many subspecialties within this field such as sports medicine, biomechanics, kinesiology, and athletic training. The relevance depends on the specifics of your case.

How can an exercise expert witness help in a case involving faulty gym equipment?

An exercise expert witness can evaluate the equipment for design flaws or improper use. They can also assess whether appropriate safety measures were followed by the gym or manufacturer.

How does Expert Institute select its Exercise expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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