Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)
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Description: 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.