Recreational Sport Management

ISBN-10: 0736051317

ISBN-13: 9780736051316

Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)

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Through Recreational Sport Management, Fourth Edition, you can do the following:- Acquire the foundational knowledge, concepts, and real-world applications to succeed in the field of recreational sport management.- Learn the keys to managing a variety of program delivery systems.- Use more than 60 forms and checklists to ensure smooth day-to-day operations.Recreational Sport Management, Fourth Edition, is back and stronger than ever. This new edition of a classic text has been significantly expanded and improved to keep students up to date in recreational sport management practices and prepare them for solid careers in the field. It also is a practical tool for professionals already working in the field.This latest edition continues to provide comprehensive coverage of the concepts and applications of effective recreational sport programming and administration. And it provides an even broader view of recreational sport management in various settings as well as guidance in professional changes and issues that have surfaced since the previous edition was published. This latest edition includes the following:- New chapters on facility management, equipment, and maintenance- A new chapter on career implications, which offers practical guidance to students pursuing careers in recreational sport management- Expanded chapters on a developmental approach, fitness, informal sport, planning, and finance- A new management modelPart Ipresents an overview of the foundations of recreational sport management, including the evolution of recreational sport, a management model, a developmental approach to leadership in management, and a new chapter on pursuing careers in the field.Part IIexplores current delivery systems for various recreational sport settings, including instructional sport, informal sport, intramural and extramural sport, club sport, and fitness.Part IIIdelves into the daily administrative aspects of recreational sport management. It includes new chapters that incorporate the fundamentals of facility management, equipment, and maintenance. Updated chapters on planning, personnel, finance, marketing, and legal concerns reflect current practices and trends in the field.This new edition comes with a CD-ROM that includes more than 60 forms and checklists that professionals use in their daily operations; these forms can be adjusted and printed for the precise needs of each facility.Recreational Sport Management, Fourth Edition, also includes these student-friendly features:- Chapter objectives- Key concepts- Application exercises and discussion questions in the instructor guideWith its new and expanded chapters, its updated and comprehensive coverage, and its ready-to-use forms and checklists, Recreational Sport Management, Fourth Edition, will prepare students for successful careers and continue to help them in their daily operations as recreational sport managers.
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Book details

List price: $54.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 6/20/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 360
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Foundations
Identified and Realized
Basic Concepts
Exploring Sport
Leisure Sport
Conclusion
Bibliography
A Specialized Field
Evolution
Program Delivery Areas
Mission and Goals
Participation
Participants
Delivery Centers
Benefits
Conclusion
Bibliography
A Management Model
Description
Influence
Resources
Reach
Goal
Conclusion
Bibliography
A Developmental Approach
Participant Basics
Influencing Development
Conclusion
Bibliography
Career Implications
Professionalism
Individual Attributes
Options and Decisions
Pursuing Aspirations
Conclusion
Bibliography
Program Delivery Systems
Instructional Sport
Systems of Delivery
Types of Instruction
Selecting Instructors
Assessing Credentials
Predelivery Considerations
Methods of Instruction
Participant Motivation
Instructional Aids
Evaluation
Conclusion
Bibliography
Informal Sport
Program Development
Program Delivery
Conclusion
Bibliography
Intramural and Extramural Sport
Program Development
Program Delivery
Structuring Tournaments
Extramural Sport Program Delivery
Personnel Considerations
Conclusion
Bibliography
Club Sport
Club Types
Program Development
Program Delivery
Funding
Control
Conclusion
Bibliography
Fitness
Fitness and Exercise Initiative
Components of Fitness
Program Delivery
Conclusion
Bibliography
Administrative Operations
Planning
Environmental Scanning
Assessment
Objectives and Strategies
Action Plan
Implementation
Evaluation
Program Control
Conclusion
Bibliography
Personnel
Overview
Staffing
Hiring Personnel
Supervision
Training and Continuing Education
Operations
Conclusion
Bibliography
Finance
Sport Specialist's Role
Financial Responsibilities
Planning
Revenue
Expenditures
Budget Process
Implementation
Conclusion
Bibliography
Facilities
Overview
Coordination
Scheduling
Security
Development
Conclusion
Bibliography
Equipment
Overview
Purchasing
Systemizing
Services
Sales
Conclusion
Bibliography
Maintenance
Significance
Classification
Systemizing
Special Considerations
Conclusion
Bibliography
Marketing
Marketing for the Customer
Customer Service
Planning
Collateral Materials
Promotional Materials
Conclusion
Bibliography
Legal Concerns
Risk Management
Risk Principles
Standard of Care
Negligence
Liability
The Public and Security
Risk-Management Considerations
Accomplishing Risk Management
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
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