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, Products Liability, and Risk Management.

Joseph R Travers

Newport Beach, California
Products Liability, Manufacturing - Fitness, Fitness Equipment, Gym, Treadmill, Bicycle, Group Cycle, Strength Training, Weight Training, Product Quality, Asia Manufacturing, Human Factors, FMEA
Nearly 20 years in the bicycle and fitness equipment 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 bicycle and fitness 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 35 depositions and mediations in 6 litigations in the states of California, New York, and Florida as well as well as internationally in 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 industry in 2005 as a Senior Mechanical Engin...

Douglas B. Baumgarten, MS SportFit Consulting, LLC

Leesburg, Florida
Athletics & Recreation, Biomechanics - Fitness, exercise, health club, gym, training, exercise equipment, fitness center, treadmill, baseball, bicycle, triathlon.
Mr. Baumgarten has 40+ years of experience in the fitness industry, including working as a personal trainer, program manager, business owner, facility designer, equipment salesperson, etc. He has a Masters in Exercise Science, certification from ACSM (Health-Fitness Director), NASM, 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. Mr. Baumgarten has presented at numerous conferences, and has over 16 years' experience as an expert witness, on over 170 cases, both for plaintiffs and defendants. In addition, he has many years of experience in baseball, fastpitch softball (championship official), and cycling, including certification as a bicycle fitter, bicycle mechanic, and cycling coach.

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...