Columns: Fitness SafetySafety Lessons Learned from Strength and Conditioning Negligence LawsuitsEickhoff-Shemek, JoAnn M. Ph.D., FACSM, FAWHP Author Information JoAnn M. Eickhoff-Shemek, Ph.D., FACSM, FAWHP,professor emeritus, Exercise Science at the University of South Florida and president of the Fitness Law Academy, LLC, is an internationally known author and speaker. For more than 35 years, her teaching and research have focused on fitness safety, legal liability, and risk management issues. Dr. Eickhoff-Shemek is the lead author of a comprehensive legal/risk management text, Law for Fitness Managers and Exercise Professionals, and is the coauthor of another textbook, Rule the Rules of Workplace Wellness Programs, published in 2020 and 2021, respectively. Disclosure:The author declares no conflict of interest and does not have any financial disclosures. ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal 27(3):p 44-47, 5/6 2023. | DOI: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000857 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2023 by American College of Sports Medicine.