Risk management in personal training studios
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Keywords:Fitness facility, fitness industry, personal training, risk, risk management
The aim of this study was to investigate the risk management practices in personal training studios in Ankara. The study was designed as a general survey research, one of the quantitative research methods. The participants of the study consisted of 119 participant, working as a manager/supervisor or owner. As a data collection tool, "The Risk Management Scale in Health and Fitness Facilities" was used. According to the data obtained, the highest risk management practices are member services, structure and design, and policy, respectively. Whether the participants are managers/supervisors or business owners, their responses to risk management are similar. However, risk management practices differ in terms of the duration of service of the facility and the federation to which it is affiliated. As a result, risk management practices in personal exercise studios score high on all sub-dimensions.
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