Administration for Exercise-Related Professions

ISBN-10: 0895824175

ISBN-13: 9780895824172

Edition: 1999

Authors: Thomas D. Langley, Jerald D. Hawkins

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List price: $244.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.48" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 1.056
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.

Forewordp. xix
Perspectives on Exercise-Related Professionsp. 1
Historical Foundationsp. 2
China (2700 B.C.)p. 3
India (2500 B.C.)p. 3
Near Eastern Cultures (2000 B.C.)p. 3
Ancient Greece (2500 B.C.-400 A.D.)p. 3
Roman Empire (500 B.C.-476 A.D.)p. 6
Middle Ages (476-1600s A.D.)p. 6
Europe (mid 1700s-late 1800s)p. 8
United Statesp. 10
Exercise-Related Professions in the United Statesp. 12
Contemporary Trends and Issuesp. 21
Common Goals for Exercise-Related Professionalsp. 22
Specializationp. 23
Professional Development in the Workplacep. 25
Certification and Licensurep. 25
Privatization of Leisure-Pursuit Opportunitiesp. 28
Age Range of Participationp. 29
School Programsp. 30
Equity in Sportp. 32
Organization in Exercise-Related Professionsp. 39
Principles and Concepts of Organizationp. 40
A Means to an Endp. 41
Scope of Responsibilityp. 41
Delegation of Responsibility and Authorityp. 42
Lines of Formal Communicationp. 43
Doctrine of Unityp. 43
Coordination and Cooperationp. 43
Specific Organizational Planp. 44
Developing An Organizational Planp. 46
Understanding Organizational Plansp. 47
The Process of Developing an Organizational Planp. 48
Administration in Exercise-Related Professionsp. 63
Principles and Concepts of Administrationp. 64
Principles of Administrationp. 65
Outcome-Based Administrationp. 67
Performance-Based Objectivesp. 68
Worksheetp. 71
The Effective Administratorp. 76
Characteristics of Effective Administratorsp. 77
The Six Cs of Conflict Resolutionp. 81
Decision Makingp. 86
Decision-Making Strategiesp. 87
Principles of Decision Makingp. 91
Steps in Decision Makingp. 92
Communicationp. 97
Organizational Communicationp. 98
All-in-One Principlep. 99
Guidelines for Effective Organizational Communicationp. 101
Personnel Administrationp. 108
Personnel Evaluationp. 109
Management of Fiscal and Physical Resourcesp. 121
Budget Management: Preplanning Considerationsp. 122
Budget Preparation, Planning, and Processp. 126
Facility Planning and Managementp. 133
Basic Considerations for Planning Exercise-Related Facilitiesp. 134
Guidelines for Facility Managementp. 140
Planning for Program Evaluationp. 148
Setting Goalsp. 150
Determining Methods and Procedures for Program Evaluationp. 154
Examining and Reporting Evaluation Resultsp. 159
Legal Issues in Exercise-Related Professionsp. 167
Introduction to the Lawp. 168
Basic Structure of the U.S. Legal Systemp. 169
Criminal Versus Civil Lawp. 173
Anatomy of a Lawsuitp. 174
Tort Lawp. 179
The Concept of Faultp. 182
Unintentional Tortsp. 183
Intentional Tortsp. 189
Constitutional Lawp. 199
Constitutional Rightsp. 200
Abridging Constitutional Rightsp. 201
First Amendment Rightsp. 205
Fourth Amendment Rightsp. 206
Fifth Amendment Rightsp. 207
Fourteenth Amendment Rightsp. 209
Laws That Extend Constitutional Protections Beyond State Actorsp. 209
Contract Lawp. 216
Elements of an Enforceable Contractp. 217
Breach of Contractp. 222
Purchase of Goods and Uniform Commercial Codep. 224
Contracts for Personal Servicesp. 226
Risk Managementp. 232
Standard of Carep. 233
Supervisionp. 235
Selection and Conduct of Activitiesp. 237
Safe Environmental Conditionsp. 240
Transferring Liability as a Means of Risk Managementp. 242
Administration in Specific Exercise-Related Professions: A Case Analysis Approachp. 249
Understanding Case Analysisp. 250
The Case Analysis Processp. 251
The Case Analysis Reportp. 252
Discussion of Case Analysisp. 256
Case Analysis Activities: Physical Education and Athleticsp. 257
18A Briarcliff Academy--Who's in Charge?p. 257
18B Jessup College--Who's Number 1?p. 263
18C Larkin High School--Come On ... Dunk One!p. 267
18D Dodge College--Budget, Budget, Who Has the Budget?p. 271
18E Hartsfield University--Celebration Turns Ugly!p. 275
18F Denmark High School--Something Rotten in Denmark!p. 279
Case Analysis Activities: Athletic Training and Sports Medicinep. 283
19A South Hills High School--But You Can't Get There From Here!p. 283
19B Rocky Valley University--Who's the Dr. Here?p. 287
19C High Water High School--Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place!p. 293
19D Slippery Slope University--Hey, Who Needs Another Policy?p. 297
Case Analysis Activities: Health Promotion and Adult Fitnessp. 301
20A Fancy Fred's Fri-Daddy, Inc.--Well, It Was a Good Idea!p. 301
20B Wellness World--New Kid in Town!p. 305
20C Seagull Performance System, Inc.--Will Someone Please Tell Me What To Do?p. 309
20D Live Better by Sweating Fitness Center--A Testy Dilemma!p. 315
Case Analysis Activities: Recreation and Intramural Athleticsp. 321
21A Brockington College--You Try to be a Nice Guy...p. 321
21B Walston State University--Who Said Anything About Being Fair?p. 325
21C Clifton Community College--When It Rains, It Pours!p. 329
21D North Star Technical College--Anyone For a Little Game of Basketball?p. 333
21E Bay View University--Somebody is Responsible!p. 337
Recommended Format for a Participation Agreementp. 341
United States Constitution First Ten Amendments ("Bill of Rights") and Section 1 of the 14th Amendmentp. 343
Photo Creditsp. 345
Indexp. 347
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