Facility Planning and Design for Health, Physical Activity, Recreation, and Sport, 14th ed. - eBook

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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-57167-958-1

Author(s): Dr. Thomas H. Sawyer

Copyright year: 2019

Edition: 14th

The 14th edition of Facility Planning and Design for Health, Physical Activity, Recreation, and Sport is a comprehensive guide for all professionals involved in facility planning and construction. The book discusses the planning of facilities, including the master plan and risk management. It delves into topics such as accessible design and sustainable design.

Moreover, it covers specific recreational spaces, such as aquatic facilities and skateparks, and specialty areas, such as track and field facilities and shooting facilities. From trends and history to facility maintenance, this book covers a plethora of topics applicable to the professional in facility planning and construction.

The editor has more than 45 years of experience in higher education. He has written over 193 peer-reviewed articles for notable professional journals; made over 250 state, regional, national, and international presentations; and written 10 professional books and over 32 chapters in other publications. He has served professional organizations such as Indiana AHPERD and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

Foreword  

Acknowledgments

Prologue  

Todd L. Seidler, University of New Mexico

Bernie Goldfine, Kennesaw State University

Section I: Common Facility Components

1 Planning Facilities: Master Plan, Site Selection, and Development Phases

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

Tonya L. Sawyer, Indiana State University

2 Planning Facilities for Safety and Risk Management

Todd L. Seidler, University of New Mexico

3 Sustainable Design, Construction, and Building Operations

J. Patrick Marsh, Baylor University

Jeffrey C. Petersen, Baylor University

4 Universal and Accessible Design: Creating Facilities That Work for All People

Donald Rogers, Indiana State University

5 Electrical, Mechanical, and Energy Management

Richard J. LaRue, University of New England

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

6 Ancillary Areas

Jeffrey C. Petersen, Baylor University

7 Graphics and Signage

Tonya L. Sawyer, Indiana State University

8 Indoor and Outdoor Surfaces

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

Tonya L. Sawyer, Indiana State University

9 Landscape Design, Sports Turf, and Parking Lots

Richard J. LaRue, University of New England

David A. LaRue, Landscape Designer

Section II: Field and Court Specifications

10 Indoor and Outdoor Courts

Bernie Goldfine, Kennesaw State University

11 Field Spaces  

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

Tonya L. Sawyer, Indiana State University

12 Bleachers

Tonya L. Sawyer, Indiana State University

Section III: Recreational Spaces

13 Aquatic Facilities

Leland Yarger, Ball State University

14 Playgrounds

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

15 Designing Facilities for Parks and Recreation

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

16 Campus Recreational Sports Centers

Tonya L. Sawyer, Indiana State University

17 Strength and Cardiovascular Training Facilities

Lawrence W. Judge, Ball State University

18 Adventure Programming Facilities

Donald Rogers, Indiana State University

19 Skateparks, Roller Skating Rinks, and Winter Sports Areas

Tonya L. Sawyer, Indiana State University

20 Camps  

Tonya L. Sawyer, Indiana State University

Section IV: Specialty Areas

21 Track and Field and Cross-Country Facilities

Lawrence W. Judge, Ball State University

22 Designing Facilities for K-12 Health, Physical Education, and Driver Education

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

23 Developing Combative Areas for Boxing and Martial Arts

Jason Winkle, Indiana State University

24 Equestrian Spaces

Debra Powell, Saint Mary of the Woods College

25 Athletic Training Facilities

Jeffrey C. Petersen, Baylor University

Andrew Gallucci, Baylor University

26 Shooting Facilities: Archery, Rifle, and Pistol

Jason Winkle, Indiana State University

27 Dance Spaces

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

Section V: Trends, History, and Standards

28 Design Trends in Stadiums and Arenas, 1975–2012

Todd L. Seidler, University of New Mexico

John J. Miller, University of Southern Mississippi

29 Trends in Equipment and Supplies, 1975-2012

Jeffrey C. Petersen, Baylor University

30 History of the Council on Facilities

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

31 Equipment and Facility Design Standards

Thomas H. Sawyer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana State University

Tonya L. Sawyer, Indiana State University

Section VI: Facility Maintenance and Security

32 Facility Maintenance 

John J. Miller, University of Southern Mississippi

33 Planning for Security for Sport Facilities

Craig Morehead, Indiana State University

Brad Stinnett, Western Kentucky University

 

Appendices  

Planning Checklist for Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

Indoor Activity Dimensions  

Park and Recreation Open Space Standards  

Retrofitting or Replacing Facilities     

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