Liability & Legal Considerations for Physical Education Video


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Why are physical education teachers more likely to experience liability and legal concerns compared to classroom teachers?

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1. What are four common reasons there are legal liability issues in physical education?

2. Regarding physical education, which of the following is an example of an agreement to limit liability?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Facing liability and legal issues are major concerns in physical education. This quiz and worksheet test your knowledge of considerations P.E. teachers must make when instructing students. Multiple-choice questions ask you to identify concerns of P.E. teachers, reasons legal liability issues surface, the management of student risks and more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to gauge your knowledge of the following:

  • Differences in liability and legal concerns among P.E. and classroom teachers
  • Legal liability issues in physical education
  • Agreements to limit liability
  • Failure to inform of risks
  • Management of broken equipment

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about teaching physical education in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding issues of legal liability in physical education
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reducing and informing of risks in physical education

Additional Learning

Learn more about legal and liability concerns of P.E. teachers by reviewing the lesson called Liability and Legal Considerations for Physical Education. Topics covered in this lesson include:

  • Definition of legal liability
  • What constitutes poor supervision in physical education
  • How P.E. teachers can adequately instruct students
  • Best safety practices of P.E. teachers
  • Ensuring age appropriateness for activities