Contemporary Sport Management

ISBN-10: 0736081674
ISBN-13: 9780736081672
Edition: 4th 2011 (Guide (Pupil's))
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Description: Contemporary Sport Management, Fourth Edition, provides students with an overview of sport management by presenting extensive discussions of the foundational aspects of the profession and current topics from the field.This revised edition features a  More...

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List price: $95.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 10/21/2010
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 480
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.124
Language: English

Contemporary Sport Management, Fourth Edition, provides students with an overview of sport management by presenting extensive discussions of the foundational aspects of the profession and current topics from the field.This revised edition features a new full-color format and an integrated online study guide. Students will learn the relevance of sociological, cultural, historical, political, psychological, and legal concepts to the management of sport; the necessary professional skills and attitudes of sport managers; and ways in which the globalization of sport continues to affect sport management professions. This edition ofContemporary Sport Management incorporates several enhancements to make the text more user-friendly than previous editions: An online study guideprovides multiple interactive learning experiences for students, including sample job opportunities, portfolio activities, quizzes, and links for additional information. Three new chapterscovering youth and community sport, interscholastic sport, and the history of the sport business industry address the growing needs in the field. Updated and expanded sidebars and learning featureshelp students understand the international significance of sport and ultimately become effective sport managers. Ancillary materials for this text, including an instructor guide, test package, and presentation package, are available free to course adopters at www.HumanKinetics.com/ContemporarySportManagement.

Damon Andrew, PhD,is a professor and dean at Troy University in the College of Health and Human Services, which includes the school of nursing; the department of human services, rehabilitation, and social work; the department of kinesiology and health promotion; and the department of athletic training education. His academic credentials include an associate’s degree from Jefferson Davis Community College, a bachelor’s degree in physical education and a master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of South Alabama, two additional master’s degrees in biomechanics and sport management from the University of Florida, and a PhD in sport administration from Florida State University. Before assuming the decanal role at Troy University, Andrew directed University of Louisville’s doctoral program in sport administration and founded and directed a doctoral program in sport management at the University of Tennessee. He also taught at Florida State University, the University of Florida, and the University of South Alabama. His research has been supported by over $2 million in funding via 25 grants and contracts; it includes over 45 manuscripts accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals and over 70 presentations at national and international conferences. His peer-reviewed publications appear in more than 20 scholarly journals, including the Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, Sport Marketing Quarterly, International Journal of Sport Management,and the Sport Management Education Journal.Andrew currently serves as the associate editor for the International Journal of Sport Management and Marketingand as an editorial board member of theInternational Journal of Sport Managementand the Journal ofSport Administration & Supervision. He serves as an ad hoc reviewer for more than 10 other scholarly outlets. He was elected by his peers to serve as member at large of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and as chief financial officer of the Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA).Andrew resides in Troy, Alabama, with his wife, Tera, and their daughter, Clare. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, playing tennis, and watching sporting events.Paul M. Pedersen, PhD, is an associate professor of sport management and the director of the sport management doctoral program at Indiana University at Bloomington. Previously, Pedersen taught sport communication and management courses at several colleges and universities, including Bowling Green State University and Palm Beach Atlantic University. He received his PhD from Florida State University.A former sportswriter and sport business columnist, Pedersen has researched, published, and presented on the activities and practices of many sport organization personnel, specifically those associated with the print media and affiliated with intercollegiate and interscholastic sports. He has lectured and presented worldwide on sport communication and management topics. His primary area of scholarly interest is the symbiotic relationship between sport and communication.Pedersen has published 60 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Journal of Sport Management, Sociology ofSport Journal, International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship,and Journal of Sports Economics. Pedersen has coauthored Strategic Sport Communication (2007) and Contemporary Sport Management, Fourth Edition (2010), and authored two sport history texts.Founder and editor in chief of the International Journal of Sport Communication, Pedersen also serves as an editorial review board member of five national and international sport journals. He is a research fellow for the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), a member of the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) and the European Association for Sport Management (EASM), and a charter member of the Sport Marketing Association (SMA)Pedersen lives in Blooming

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