PHYSICAL EDUCATION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-271493
This highly qualified expert is an Associate Professor of Community Health and Physical Education. She has a Ph.D. in Kinesiology (Physical Education Teacher Education) from the College of Physical Activity and Sports Science at West Virginia University, a MS in Community Health Education from the West Virginia University School of Medicine, and a BS in Health and Physical Education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She was among the first group of health ...
Expert Witness: E-008803
This expert currently currently serves as Professor and Academic Chair of the Physical Education Department at a community college in New York. Prior to this role he was the Fitness & Aquatics Director and Head Men's Lacrosse at Suffolk County Community College. This expert is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector by the National Recreation and Park Association. He currently serves on the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces, and Facilities committee with American ...
Expert Witness: E-005770
This sports and recreation expert is located in Canada and is a member of Parks & Recreation Ontario, Coaching Associations of Canada, and Phsyical & Health Education Canada. He is currently Programming Chair and Board Member of a major recreational association.
Expert Witness: E-025611
This physical education and fitness equipment expert has over 30 years of industry consulting experience. He has a Doctor of Education from the University of Houston and has held numerous professorships over the course of his career. Most recently, the expert was a tenured Professor and the Chair of Human Performance and Sport at Metropolitan State College of Denver. He has published 80+ peer-reviewed articles. This expert is a Certified Forensic Consultant by the ...
Expert Witness: E-008016
This well seasoned professor of higher education has over 30 years of experience in physical education and recreational sports. Throughout his career he has been a member of several professional societies including the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the International Association of Approved Basketball ...
Expert Witness: E-006833
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.
Expert Witness: E-027190
This well-credentialed expert has extensive experience in physical education and outdoor recreation management. He received his M.A. degree in Physical Education and Recreation Management from Appalachian State University and his Ph.D. in Leisure Studies and Services from the University of Oregon. He is a member of various professional associations, including the Association of Experiential Education and the Society of Park and Recreation Educators. He has published 20+ ...

PHYSICAL EDUCATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Recreational Sports Expert Opines on Excessive Force in Intramural Hockey Game PHYSICAL EDUCATION Expert Case

This action sports case involves a young woman who was seriously injured following a dangerous hit in her intramural ice hockey league. The woman was playing for a team sponsored by her employer, which was competing in the league’s playoffs at the time of …

Athlete Suffers Brain Damage During Unsafe Drill PHYSICAL EDUCATION Expert Case

Athlete Suffers Brain Damage During Unsafe Drill

This action sports case takes place in New York and involves an injury sustained by a college athlete during a hockey drill. The plaintiff is a male student who was playing as goalie on his college’s varsity hockey team. On the day in question, the coac …

School safety expert witness advises on student injury PHYSICAL EDUCATION Expert Case

School safety expert witness advises on student injury

…  demonstration involving dry ice by a contracted outside education company’s presenter.  The record shows that the hospitalized …  activity took place.  The school secured the school’s physical education teacher to cover for the science teacher for supervision …

Student suffers permanent eye injury during gym class PHYSICAL EDUCATION Expert Case

Student suffers permanent eye injury during gym class

This case involves a sixteen-year-old high school student who sustained a serious and permanent injury to her right eye after being struck by a field hockey ball during gym class. The students were never issued protective head/eye gear and no safety measur …

Aspiration Pneumonia Missed by Medical Team PHYSICAL EDUCATION Expert Case

Aspiration Pneumonia Missed by Medical Team

…  brain damage from lack of oxygenation to the brain. Her physical education teacher also reported that the girl seemed uncoordinated since …

Lack of Recreational Supervision Causes Serious Gymnastics Injury PHYSICAL EDUCATION Expert Case

This case involves a 12-year old boy who sustained a serious injury while practicing gymnastics. The plaintiff was participating in gymnastics, and while he used the Balance Beam, the equipment collapsed. The plaintiff sustained serious injuries as a resul …