Applied Sport Management Skills 2nd Edition

Author: Robert Lussier
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450460062
Format: PDF, Docs
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Applied Sport Management Skills, Second Edition With Web Study Guide, uses the four management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling to teach readers how to become strong leaders and managers in the world of sport.

Applied Sport Management Skills Second Edition With Web Study Guide

Author: Robert Lussier
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450434150
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Applied Sport Management Skills, Second Edition With Web Study Guide, uses the four management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling to teach readers how to become strong leaders and managers in the world of sport.

Applied Sport Management Skills

Author: Robert N. Lussier
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736074353
Format: PDF, ePub
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This text uses the four management functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling to teach readers how to become strong leaders and managers in the world of sport.

Contemporary Sport Management 6th Edition

Author: Pedersen, Paul M.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492550957
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Thoroughly updated, Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition, offers a complete and contemporary overview of the field. It addresses the professional component topical areas that must be mastered for COSMA accreditation, and it comes with an array of ancillaries that make instruction organized and easy.

Risk Management in Sport and Recreation

Author: John Otto Spengler
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736056199
Format: PDF, Docs
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Risk Management in Sport and Recreationis a comprehensive resource for those charged with the responsibility of providing for the safety of participants and spectators in a sport or recreation setting. It covers a range of safety issues, including lightning, heat illness, aquatics, playground safety, drug testing, and medical emergency action plans. Readers receive clear and detailed explanations of issues to consider before making decisions on risk management. Risk Management in Sport and Recreationis designed to provide a foundation for approaching key issues in safety and risk management. It shows readers how to evaluate and analyze various safety issues and apply the underlying concepts to a variety of situations. The following are unique features of the text: -A safety guidelines finder lists Web sites of accessible standards, guidelines, and recommendations from leading organizations. -Chapter objectives and pullout boxes of key points and key statistics stress the importance of the topic under discussion. -Threshold issues in each chapter highlight important factors to consider when making decisions on risk management. -Real-world applications at the end of each chapter present scenarios involving the potential for harm, and readers must make a decision on how to address the issues. -Examples of public service announcements, posters, and other publicly viewed safety information are presented. -An appendix offers examples of emergency action plans, checklists, and recommendations from organizations such as the National Lightning Safety Institute and university aquatic centers. -A companion Web site provides links to the Web sites used in the book, as well as updates to guidelines and links that may occur after the book is in print. The safety guidelines finder gives students and practitioners a single location from which they can easily access important safety information. Organized under land-based or water-based activities, each activity lists guidelines, recommendations, and standards along with the source for that information. Each entry includes Web sites where readers can find the full documents. The text also features sample guidelines and safety checklists from agencies and associations that demonstrate how organizations might plan for risk and communicate safety information. Readers also consider the types of postings and equipment they will need in order to communicate their risk management plans, and they are given real-life situations in which a risk management plan is needed and are prompted to consider why and how to create a plan for such situations. The resource will help students and professionals plan for and manage risk. Current and future employees of sport facilities, school athletic programs, parks and recreation programs, youth and aquatic centers, or resorts and golf courses will find that Risk Management in Sport and Recreationprovides the tools to assist in making the right decisions to manage risk effectively.

Foundations of Sport Management

Author: Andy Gillentine
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781935412571
Format: PDF, ePub
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With an updated and expanded look at the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the sport industry, this 3rd Edition maintains its previous editions stance as one of the most widely adopted sport management foundational texts on the market. Editors Andy Gillentine and R Brian Crow, along with a team of leading authors, aim to provide readers with a dynamic and comprehensive overview of the core concepts and current trends of the industry. Their years of experience as elite academicians and practitioners make this volume a cutting-edge resource for undergraduates considering or pursuing careers in sport management. Topics covered in this edition include economics and finance, marketing, sponsorship and sales, facility and event management, media relations, governance, and ethics.

Managing Sport Organizations

Author: Rubén Acosta Hernández
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736038263
Format: PDF
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Machine generated contents note: Part I The World of Sport Organizations -- Chapter 1 Social Context for Modem Sport -- Need for New Structures in Sport Today -- International Sport Environment -- National Sport Enironment -- Sport Conflicts -- Sport Identity and Image -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2 A Successful Sport Organization -- Origins and Operations of a Sport Organization -- Choosing a Type of Organization -- Conclusion --Part II The Road to Success -- Chapter 3 The Power of Performance -- The Keys to Success -- Communicating Effectively -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 Selling Sport to the Community -- Relating With the Media -- Relating With the Public -- Promotion and Fund-Raising -- Marketing Sport Events -- Conclusion -- Part III People Leading the Way -- Chapter 5 Being the Sport Manager -- Basics of Sport Management -- Management Function in Sport -- Enhancing Your Management Abilities -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6 Planning Your Organization’s Work -- Planning Process -- Long-Term Planning -- Creating a Medium-Term National Plan -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7 Controlling Your Organization -- Fundamentals of Budgeting -- Controlling Deviations -- Conclusion.

Sport Marketing 4th Edition

Author: Mullin, Bernard J.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450424988
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Sport Marketing, Fourth Edition With Web Study Guide, has been streamlined and updated to keep pace with the latest information and issues in the competitive world of sport marketing. This text maintains its position as the best-selling and original text in the field, continuing to direct students to a better understanding of the theoretical backbone that makes sport marketing such a unique and vibrant subject to study. Using the new full-color format and companion web study guide, students will stay engaged as they explore how fans, players, coaches, the media, and companies interact to drive the sport industry.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6E

Author: Weinberg, Robert S.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450469817
Format: PDF, ePub
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As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.