Gym Expert Witnesses

Gym expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on gym. The gym expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Athletics & Recreation, Biomechanics, Manufacturing, Physical Therapy, Products Liability, and Risk Management.

Joseph R Travers

Newport Beach, California
Products Liability, Manufacturing - Fitness, Fitness Equipment, Gym, Treadmill, Bicycle, Group Cycle, Spinning, Strength Training, Weight Training, Product Quality, Asia Manufacturing, Human Factors, FMEA, DFMA, Design for Serviceability
Over 20 years in the fitness equipment and bicycle industries bringing to the table a well-rounded professional perspective. From Mechanical Engineer designing products to head of Product Development & Quality ensuring manufacturing process and sourcing excellence, my expertise covers a wide spectrum of technical disciplines. With experience in technical field service training and being an avid user of fitness and bicycle equipment, I can also relate well with the plaintiff’s side of a product liabilities claim. I have provided testimony and sat as the most knowledgeable defense party on over 45 depositions and mediations in 6 litigations in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, and New York, as well as well as internationally in Canada and Hong Kong. During college and after graduation, I was employed as a Mechanical Designer then Mechanical Engineer in the bike industry for Profile Design & Primo Products. I later transitioned into the fitness indu...

Douglas B. Baumgarten, MS Sportfit Consulting

Leesburg, Florida
Athletics & Recreation, Biomechanics - Director
Mr. Baumgarten has 40+ years of experience in the fitness and sports industry, including working as a personal trainer, program manager, business owner, facility designer, equipment salesperson, etc. He is a Harvard graduate with a Masters degree in Exercise Science as well as certification from the American College of Sports Medicine (Health-Fitness Director), National Academy of Sports Medicine, and as a Medical Exercise Specialist. He has been an adjunct professor at Marymount University; editorial Board member and columnist for Fitness Onsite magazine; and a columnist for Boardroom magazine. His management experience includes hiring, training, and supervision of fitness personnel; management of multiple fitness clubs; and equipment maintenance and safety issues. Mr. Baumgarten has decades of experience in competitive and recreational sports -- as a competitor, coach, and official. In baseball, he has competed for over 40 years, earning multiple all-star accolades in Men's ...

Dr. Michelle E Wolpov, PT, DPT, MBA, AT(R), CSCS Physical Therapy Expert Witness Services

Freehold, New Jersey
Physical Therapy - Physical Therapy, Physical Therapist, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Injury, Standard of Care, Rehabilitation, Health Club, Personal Training, Personal Trainer, Fitness, Gym
Dr. Wolpov has practiced in the physical therapy industry for over 35 years, and she specializes in the outpatient orthopedic setting. In 1987, Dr. Wolpov graduated from Ithaca College with an undergraduate degree in Physical Therapy. She began employment as a PT in a variety of settings, including acute care in hospitals, and subacute care in nursing homes, home care, and assisted-living facilities. She also worked with athletes from the U.S. Olympic Team and for the NY Giants. In 2001, Dr. Wolpov graduated top of her class, with a 4.0 GPA and an MBA from Monmouth University. In May 2002, Dr. Wolpov opened Game Shape Physical Therapy and Fitness Center in Manalapan, NJ. Game Shape is a premier full-service physical therapy facility, also offering exclusive one-on-one personal training and fitness memberships. Game Shape is a Rehabilitation Network - Participating Location with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. In addition to working as a physical therapist,...

Al J. Heraghty, MSE, CPSI Total Sports Consulting Services LLC

Commack, New York
Athletics & Recreation, Risk Management - Playground Equipment, Playground Supervision, Physical Education, Gym, Athletics, Health Club, Fitness equipment, Exercise equipment, Fitness Instruction, Weight Room, Sport Facility, Lacrosse, Coaching.
Professor Heraghty currently serves as Academic Chairperson of Health & Physical Education at SUNY Suffolk. Prior to this role he was the Fitness & Aquatics Director and Head Lacrosse Coach at Suffolk. He is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector credentialed by the National Recreation and Park Association and is also certified by the National Program for Playground Safety. He currently serves on the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces, and Facilities committee with American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM). Professor Heraghty specializes in Risk Management Programs for various types of sports, recreation and fitness activities as well as the preparation of expert opinions for both plaintiff and defendants, in conjunction with recreation and sport personal injury cases. SPECIALITY FOCUS: Playground Equipment Accidents, Gym, Playground Supervision, Recreation, Fitness, Physical Education, Athletic, Health Clubs, Lacrosse, Weight Rooms, Athletic/Sport Facil...