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Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 390

Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation

  • Categories: Law

"Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation includes numerous forms, checklists, and documentation strategies as well as safety questionnaires for each of the sports covered. This lawyer-created toolkit will help you take the necessary steps to reduce injuries, decrease lawsuits, and pinpoint the strengths and weaknesses in your programs. All of the forms and checklists are also reproduced on a CD-ROM included with the book so you can easily access and use them when needed."--BOOK JACKET.

Catastrophic Injuries in Sports and Recreation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 761

Catastrophic Injuries in Sports and Recreation

Catastrophic Injuries in Sport and Recreation is an essential reference guide to safe participation in a wide variety of sports and recreational activities. A masterful achievement of methodology, it is the first complete epidemiological study and analysis of all catastrophic injuries in all sports and recreational activities that occurred within a large defined geographical area with a large population: ten million people within the province of Ontario between 1986 and 1995. Concentrating on injuries that resulted in death or long term disability, the contributors identify both the personal risk factors for participants and the societal risk factors that are important causes for these kinds of injuries. Providing detailed analysis of 2154 case studies, the contributors demonstrate what went wrong in each event, and show how each injury could have been prevented. Recommending specific prevention strategies for a wide range of injuries, Catastrophic Injuries in Sport and Recreation is a practical medical reference for athletes and doctors alike.

Human Resource Management in Sport and Recreation-3rd Edition
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 408

Human Resource Management in Sport and Recreation-3rd Edition

Human Resource Management in Sport and Recreation, Third Edition, guides readers toward a greater understanding of human resource management in sport and recreation environments.

Leisure and Recreation Management
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 592

Leisure and Recreation Management

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-12-06
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  • Publisher: Routledge

This revised and updated edition reflects the changes that have taken place within the field of leisure and recreation management in recent years. Issues such as social inclusion, cultural strategy, exercise for health have risen to the top of the policy agenda. Commercial pressures, changes in the voluntary and public sector and emerging leisure professions such as sports development and playwork are all profoundly influencing the professional landscape. Leisure and Recreation Management is the only book to cover leisure history, key leisure concepts, trends, provision, management practices and operational issues in one comprehensive volume. ยท Leisure and Cultural Heritage - the social and...

Forecasting Methods in Sports and Recreation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 260

Forecasting Methods in Sports and Recreation

Good decision-making can be better or worse, depending on the quality of the forecasts that underlie the decision-making process. Forecasting Methods in Sports and Recreation discusses and evaluates forecasting methods so as to allow practitioners to compare, choose and utilize the method most suited to their purpose. It surveys the range of forecasting techniques available and guides the user to making the best choice of technique.

Working in Sport and Recreation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 226

Working in Sport and Recreation

Intended for those studying sport and recreation or working in this industry, this book focuses on the requirements of the key courses and covers operational services, coaching, teaching and instruction. It gives examples and case studies to develop practical problem-solving skills; activities and progress check questions to enhance the learning process; a focus on key terms and points to remember and an emphasis on safe, professional practice.

Sports & Recreation Fads
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 416

Sports & Recreation Fads

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-12-16
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  • Publisher: Routledge

True to the spirit of the all-American athlete and our society's seemingly endless pursuit of and passion for leisure activities is Sports & Recreation Fads. This readable and fascinating reference book highlights some of the most notable as well as some long-forgotten pastimes and personalities. Sporting and recreation events have thrived in the United States for more than two centuries. Just about every sport and recreation embraced from Colonial America to the present has had its faddish aspects. The fascinating introduction provides a basic understanding of the importance of fads in the development of sports and recreation. No book on sports fads would be complete without several chapter...

Careers in Sports, Fitness, and Recreation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 168

Careers in Sports, Fitness, and Recreation

Describes special training required to get jobs in areas of fitness and recreation; how to create effective cover letters and resumes, and how to prepare for an interview; and careers in public and private arenas.

Advances in Human Factors in Sports and Outdoor Recreation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 222

Advances in Human Factors in Sports and Outdoor Recreation

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-07-09
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  • Publisher: Springer

This book describes cutting-edge applications of human factors for sport and outdoor recreation disciplines and provides practical guidance on a range of methods for describing, representing, and evaluating human, team, and system performance in sports domains. Contributions in this book show how various human factors methods, applied historically in the complex safety critical domains, are suited to describing and understanding sports performance and sports injury prevention. The book discusses a wealth of methods for different purposes, such as data collection, task analysis (including cognitive task analysis), workload measurement, assessing situation awareness, performance assessment (in...