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Administration for Exercise-Related Professions

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ISBN-10: 0534518338

ISBN-13: 9780534518332

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas D. Langley, Jerald D. Hawkins

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This cutting edge textbook not only covers the areas of administration in teaching and coaching, but also sports medicine, exercise science, adult fitness, sports management, and general administration. Its case-based methodology promotes high order thinking skills that are relative to administration issues and have been praised by adopters and reviewers as a key strength of the text.
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Book details

List price: $249.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 11/20/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 680
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Jerald D. Hawkins earned his Ed.D. from the University of Georgia. He is a professor emeritus of physical education and exercise studies at Lander University. Recipient of the 1990 South Carolina Association for Health, Physical, Education, Recreation, and Dance College/University Physical Educator of the Year Award, the 1998 Lander University Distinguished Professor award, the 1999 South Carolina Governor's Professor of the Year award, and the 2005 SCAHPERD Scholar award, he is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Hawkins is a sought-after speaker and consultant and the author of numerous professional articles, book chapters, and other books.

Perspectives on Exercise-Related Professions
Historical Foundations
China (2700 B.C.)
India (2500 B.C.)
Near Eastern Cultures (2000 B.C.)
Ancient Greece (2500 B.C.-400 A.D.)
Roman Empire (500 B.C.-476 A.D.)
Middle Ages (476-1600s A.D.)
Europe (mid 1700s-late 1800s)
United States
Exercise-Related Professions in the United States
Contemporary Trends and Issues
Common Goals for Exercise-Related Professionals
Professional Development in the Workplace
Certification and Licensure
Privatization of Leisure-Pursuit Opportunities
Age Range of Participation
School Programs
Equity in Sport
Organization in Exercise-Related Professions
Principles and Concepts of Organization
A Means to an End
Scope of Responsibility
Delegation of Responsibility and Authority
Lines of Formal Communication
Doctrine of Unity
Coordination and Cooperation
Specific Organizational Plan
Developing An Organizational Plan
Understanding Organizational Plans
The Process of Developing an Organizational Plan
Administration in Exercise-Related Professions
Principles and Concepts of Administration
Principles of Administration
Outcome-Based Administration
Performance-Based Objectives
The Effective Administrator
Characteristics of Effective Administrators
The Six Cs of Conflict Resolution
Decision Making
Decision-Making Strategies
Principles of Decision Making
Steps in Decision Making
Organizational Communication
All-in-One Principle
Guidelines for Effective Organizational Communication
Personnel Administration
Personnel Evaluation
Management of Fiscal and Physical Resources
Budget Management: Preplanning Considerations
Budget Preparation, Planning, and Process
Facility Planning and Management
Basic Considerations for Planning Exercise-Related Facilities
Guidelines for Facility Management
Planning for Program Evaluation
Setting Goals
Determining Methods and Procedures for Program Evaluation
Examining and Reporting Evaluation Results
Legal Issues in Exercise-Related Professions
Introduction to the Law
Basic Structure of the U.S. Legal System
Criminal Versus Civil Law
Anatomy of a Lawsuit
Tort Law
The Concept of Fault
Unintentional Torts
Intentional Torts
Constitutional Law
Constitutional Rights
Abridging Constitutional Rights
First Amendment Rights
Fourth Amendment Rights
Fifth Amendment Rights
Fourteenth Amendment Rights
Laws That Extend Constitutional Protections Beyond State Actors
Contract Law
Elements of an Enforceable Contract
Breach of Contract
Purchase of Goods and Uniform Commercial Code
Contracts for Personal Services
Risk Management
Standard of Care
Selection and Conduct of Activities
Safe Environmental Conditions
Transferring Liability as a Means of Risk Management
Administration in Specific Exercise-Related Professions: A Case Analysis Approach
Understanding Case Analysis
The Case Analysis Process
The Case Analysis Report
Discussion of Case Analysis
Case Analysis Activities: Physical Education and Athletics
18A Briarcliff Academy--Who's in Charge?
18B Jessup College--Who's Number 1?
18C Larkin High School--Come On ... Dunk One!
18D Dodge College--Budget, Budget, Who Has the Budget?
18E Hartsfield University--Celebration Turns Ugly!
18F Denmark High School--Something Rotten in Denmark!
Case Analysis Activities: Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
19A South Hills High School--But You Can't Get There From Here!
19B Rocky Valley University--Who's the Dr. Here?
19C High Water High School--Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place!
19D Slippery Slope University--Hey, Who Needs Another Policy?
Case Analysis Activities: Health Promotion and Adult Fitness
20A Fancy Fred's Fri-Daddy, Inc.--Well, It Was a Good Idea!
20B Wellness World--New Kid in Town!
20C Seagull Performance System, Inc.--Will Someone Please Tell Me What To Do?
20D Live Better by Sweating Fitness Center--A Testy Dilemma!
Case Analysis Activities: Recreation and Intramural Athletics
21A Brockington College--You Try to be a Nice Guy...
21B Walston State University--Who Said Anything About Being Fair?
21C Clifton Community College--When It Rains, It Pours!
21D North Star Technical College--Anyone For a Little Game of Basketball?
21E Bay View University--Somebody is Responsible!
Recommended Format for a Participation Agreement
United States Constitution First Ten Amendments ("Bill of Rights") and Section 1 of the 14th Amendment
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