Recreational Sport Management-4th Edition

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Richard F. Mull, Kathryn G. Bayless, Lynn M. Jamieson
4th Edition
360pp  
ISBN: 0736051317
ISBN13: 9780736051316
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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 model
Part I presents 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 II explores current delivery systems for various recreational sport settings, including instructional sport, informal sport, intramural and extramural sport, club sport, and fitness. Part III delves 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 guide
With 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.

About the Author

Richard F. Mull, MS, has been an assistant professor in the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation at Indiana University (IU) since 1972. He is also the director of the HPER Auxiliary Units; Center for Student Leadership Development; and Tennis Center and Outdoor Pool. From 1972 to 1992, he served as the director of campus recreational sports at IU. His numerous professional contributions to the field led to his receipt of the 1989 Honor Award from the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). In 1994, he was inducted into the Professional Hall of Fame in the School of Physical Education at West Virginia University. Mull has served as a consultant and advisor in the field of recreational sports for more than 35 years. His contribution to the text includes chapters 1 through 6 and 14 through 16. Throughout his career, Mull’s special interests include professional preparation, student development, management, and leadership. Kathryn G. Bayless, MS, is director of campus recreational sports at Indiana University and assistant dean in the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. After being appointed to this position, she was involved in the planning and opening of IU’s $22.5 million recreational sport facility. Since 1974, she has worked in collegiate recreational sport settings and has held positions within each programming area of recreational sports. Also a lecturer in the department of recreation and park administration at Indiana University, Bayless has made many presentations on aspects of recreational sport programming and management. Her contributions to the text include portions of chapter 4 and chapters 7 through 10 and the Computer Tips throughout the book. Lynn M. Jamieson, ReD, is chair and full professor in the department of recreation and park administration at Indiana University. Previously, she served as curriculum coordinator of the recreation administration program at California Polytechnic State University and spent 12 years in administrative positions as a recreation administrator, with special emphasis on recreational sport management. She has coauthored four texts and more than 50 articles about various aspects of management in leisure services. Her contributions to the text include chapters 11, 12, 13, and 17. Her special interests include sport and leisure policy development and violence in sports.

Table of Contents

Part I. Foundations
Chapter 1. Identified and Realized
Basic Concepts
Exploring Sport
Leisure Sport
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 2. A Specialized Field
Evolution
Program Delivery Areas
Mission and Goals
Participation
Participants
Delivery Centers
Benefits
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 3. A Management Model
Description
Influence
Resources
Reach
Goal
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 4. A Developmental Approach
Participant Basics
Influencing Development
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 5. Career Implications
Professionalism
Individual Attributes
Options and Decisions
Pursuing Aspirations
Conclusion
Bibliography

Part II. Program Delivery Systems
Chapter 6. Instructional Sport
Systems of Delivery
Types of Instruction
Selecting Instructors
Assessing Credentials
Predelivery Considerations
Methods of Instruction
Participant Motivation
Instructional Aids
Evaluation
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 7. Informal Sport
Program Development
Program Delivery
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 8. Intramural and Extramural Sport
Program Development
Program Delivery
Structuring Tournaments
Extramural Sport Program Delivery
Personnel Considerations
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 9. Club Sport
Club Types
Program Development
Program Delivery
Funding
Control
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 10. Fitness
Fitness and Exercise Initiative
Components of Fitness
Program Delivery
Conclusion
Bibliography

Part III. Administrative Operations
Chapter 11. Planning
Environmental Scanning
Advice for Planners
Assessment
Objectives and Strategies
Action Plan
Implementation
Evaluation
Program Control
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 12. Personnel
Overview
Staffing
Hiring Personnel
Supervision
Training and Continuing Education
Operations
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 13. Finance
Sport Specialist’s Role
Financial Responsibilities
Planning
Revenue
Expenditures
Budget Process
Implementation
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 14. Facilities
Overview
Coordination
Scheduling
Security
Development
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 15. Equipment
Overview
Purchasing
Systemizing
Services
Sales
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 16. Maintenance
Significance
Classification
Systemizing
Special Considerations
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 17. Marketing
Marketing for the Customer
Customer Service
Planning
Collateral Materials
Promotional Materials
Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 18. Legal Concerns
Risk Management
Risk Principles
Standard of Care
Negligence
Liability
The Public and Security
Risk-Management Considerations
Accomplishing Risk Management
Conclusion
Bibliography

Index
About the Authors

Audiences

Text for undergraduate and graduate students in recreational sport management courses. Professional reference for campus recreation programs. Also a reference for recreational sport specialists in park and recreation departments and other settings.

Supplementary Instructional Materials

Recreational Sport Management, Fourth Edition Instructor Guide The instructor guide includes an overview, application exercises, and discussion questions for each chapter as well as an introduction explaining how to use the components of the instructor guide, a sample course outline, and a sample syllabus. Recreational Sport Management, Fourth Edition Test Package The test package consists of more than 300 ready-made test questions (multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, true-false, and short-answer) from all chapters. All ancillaries are free to course adopters and available at www.HumanKinetics.com/RecreationalSportManagement.