World Library  

Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Removing Barriers to Health Clubs and Fitness Facilities

By United States Access Board

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000692795
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 2.21 MB.
Reproduction Date: 2005
Full Text

Title: Removing Barriers to Health Clubs and Fitness Facilities  
Author: United States Access Board
Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Access Board, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
Collections: U.S. Access Board Collection
Publication Date:
Publisher: United States Access Board


APA MLA Chicago

Access Board, U. S. (n.d.). Removing Barriers to Health Clubs and Fitness Facilities. Retrieved from

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: How usable is your health and fitness facility? The message of health, wellness, and disease prevention through physical activity has become more widespread in recent years. Along with much of the population, people with disabilities and older adults are looking toward health clubs, gyms and fitness centers as a means to be more active and achieve a healthy lifestyle. Are health clubs and fitness facilities prepared to meet this growing demand and provide the same level of access for all members? When the term ?accessibility? is used, many people think of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). But accessibility is more than a ramp into the building and a larger toilet stall. In a fitness facility, exercise?...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments v -- How Usable Is Your Health and Fitness Facility? 1 -- Five Suggestions for Making Your Center a Welcoming Facility 3 -- An Untapped Market 4 -- Expanding Your Target Membership 4 -- Marketing Approaches 4 -- Increase the Appeal of Your Facility to New Members 5 -- Making Materials More Accessible 6 -- Readable Materials 6 -- Demonstrating Diversity 6 -- Where to Find Your Target Audience 6


Click To View

Additional Books

  • Accessible Pedestrian Signals (by )
  • Accessible Swimming Pools and Spas (by )
  • Accessible Sports Facilities (by )
  • Accessible Sports Facilities (by )
  • Accessible Miniature Golf (by )
  • Accessible Miniature Golf (by )
  • Accessible Golf Courses (by )
  • High-Speed Rail Cars, Monorails and Syst... (by )
  • Rapid Rail Vehicles & Systems Technical ... (by )
  • Rapid Rail Vehicles & Systems Technical ... (by )
  • Intercity Rail Cars and Systems Technica... (by )
  • Intercity Rail Cars and Systems Technica... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.