Douglas B. Baumgarten, MS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae


Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Sportfit Consulting
  • Phone: (301) 448-5499
  • Cell: (301) 448-5499
  • Fax: (888) 750-2869
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Athletics & Recreation and Biomechanics

Specialty Focus:

Fitness, Personal Training, Exercise, Gym, Treadmill, baseball, cycling, Health Club, weight training.


BA, Harvard University; MS, California University of Pennsylvania

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

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 is a Harvard graduate with a Masters in Exercise Science, certification from American College of Sports Medicine (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.