Recreational Sport Management: Foundations and Applications (6th ed.) addresses recreational sport as a theoretical and practical field of study, reviews supporting research relevant to recreational sport and its critical role in today’s society, and provides practical details about programming information that is relevant to any agency that wishes to deliver quality recreational sport experiences.
This book also looks at the different resources required for recreational sport professionals to fulfill their roles and responsibilities and it provides information related to the programming elements of recreational sport.
In addition to teaching at the higher education level, the authors have served as consultant and advisor in the field of recreational sports, interim assistant director for club sports, and assistant director at a tennis center.
Recreational Sport Management: Foundations and Applications serves the pedagogical development and professional preparation of recreational sport professionals across many disciplines including Sport Management, Physical Education and Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Health, and Business.
Part I Foundations
Chapter 1 Identified and Realized
Chapter 2 A Specialized Field
Chapter 3 A Management Model
Part II Values and Benefits
Chapter 4 Fitness, Health, and Wellness
Chapter 5 Participant Development, Leadership, and Learning
Chapter 6 Fun and Enjoyment
Part III Program Delivery
Chapter 7 Instructional Sport
Chapter 8 Informal Sport
Chapter 9 Intramural and Extramural Sport
Chapter 10 Club Sport
Part IV Resource Connection
Chapter 11 Staffing
Chapter 12 Funding
Chapter 13 Facilities
Chapter 14 Equipment
Part V Administrative Involvement
Chapter 15 Program Planning
Chapter 16 Services Marketing
Chapter 17 Maintenance
Chapter 18 Legal Concerns
Chapter 19 Career Opportunities