MANAGING RISKS OF TRAINING WITH KETTLEBELLS TO ACHIEVE OPTIMUM BENEFITSDel Vecchio, Luke M.Sc.; Sekendiz, Betul M.Sc., Ph.D.ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal: March/April 2017 - Volume 21 - Issue 2 - p 8–12 doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000279 Features Abstract Author Information Apply It!: By reading this article the health and fitness professional will: * Learn how to understand and assess the risks of training with kettlebells. * Be able to use risk-management strategies to control and minimize risks pertaining to the use of kettlebells. Luke Del Vecchio, M.Sc., is an accredited sports scientist and full-time Ph.D. student in the School of Medical and Applied Science at the Rockhampton Campus of Central Queensland University. Betul Sekendiz, M.Sc., Ph.D., is a lecturer in exercise and sport management at the Central Queensland University in Australia where her research focuses on risk management in the health and fitness industry. Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest and do not have any financial disclosures. © 2017 American College of Sports Medicine.