This invaluable text presents the theory and practice of the administration of physical education and sport programs in an easy-to-read, easy-to-use format. With a strong background in history, Administration of Physical Education and Sport Programs, 5/E, addresses current topics and trends in management and administration while investigating the future of athletic administration. Special emphasis is placed on diversity, ethics, standards, conflict resolution, and transparency needs in all organizations. Each chapter begins with a case study and includes engaging end-of-chapter exercises. Critical thinking scenarios reinforce key terms and concepts. From the basics of management and administration to more topic-specific chapters discussing public relations, communications, law, and financial planning and budget restrictions, the text covers everything students need for administration courses.
"This invaluable text presents the theory and practice of the administration of physical education and sport programs in an easy-to-read, easy-to-use format. With a strong background in history, Administration of Physical Education and Sport Programs, 5/E, addresses current topics and trends in management and administration while investigating the future of athletic administration. Special emphasis is placed on diversity, ethics, standards, conflict resolution, and transparency needs in all organizations."--Back cover.
This undergraduate text presents the theory and practice of the administration of physical education and sport programs in an easy-to-read, easy-to-use format. With a strong background in history, Administration of Physical Education and Sport Programs addresses current topics and trends in management and administration, while investigating the future of athletic administration. With general topics covering the basics of management and administration, to more topic specific chapters discussing public relations, communications and law, this text covers everything students need for administration courses.
"This text continues to be the foremost guide for effective planning, organizing, and managing every facet of programs in physical education and athletics. The Fourth Edition features an abundance of up-to-date information for the twenty-first century administrator on such topics as: curriculum standards and trends; state-of-the-art building security; legal liability and risk management; facilities planning and construction; Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Title IX legislation; and management/leadership styles and theories." "The authors stress the importance of determining one's own personal management philosophy. They emphasize the increasing importance of computers and other technology in program planning and evaluation, budgeting, scheduling, public relations, office management, intramurals, and other applications. The book provides expanded and updated treatments of human-resource management, policies and procedures, eligibility issues and drug testing, events planning, fitness testing, and instruction for disabled students." "Helpful Web sites appear at the end of each chapter to facilitate further research and study. The appendices provide a comprehensive list of professional organizations and periodicals, a detailed facility-planning checklist, physical education curriculum evaluation criteria, the AAHPER code of ethics, and the Society of State Directors of HPER position statements on extra-class programs and interscholastic athletics."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
This book offers a solid foundation of management concepts, skills, and techniques that enable students to develop and test the leadership, decision-making, and problem-solving required for their role in the profession of physical education and sport. The thirteenth edition continues to focus on the management and administration of physical education, sport, and recreational programs in educational settings, as well as in the public and private domains.
This text presents a good balance between theory and practice that is perfect for undergraduates. Topics are addressed with remarkable clarity, as the book encompasses all the timely issues of today while not forgetting the history of administration and management. From the management functions in sport and physical education to individual chapters dedicated to facilities planning, finances, risk management to the more humanistic topics of public relations, communication and law, this text covers the broad range of topics discussed most administration courses.
The sixth edition of Adapted Physical Education and Sport details current inclusion practices, helps develop in developing IEPs consistent with legislation, enhances sport participation, and includes a web resource with 26 video clips for administering the new Brockport Physical Fitness Test.
Written by ASEP founder Rainer Martens, Directing Youth Sports Programsis the best collection of administrative resources available to youth sport directors. Containing a wealth of hands-on, practical information, this book will help you develop a sound program philosophy and compatible policies. Directing Youth Sports Programsis an updated and much-improved edition of Martens' widely respected, highly popular Youth SportDirector Guide.A how-to book for new and experienced administrators, this no-nonsense book presents simple “Best Practices” procedures that you can follow to design and direct a successful youth sport program. Directing Youth Sports Programswill help you develop a comprehensive system for recruiting, selecting, educating, and evaluating coaches; it gives you a step-by-step plan for involving parents so that you can make youth sport a family affair. You'll also learn how to evaluate and reduce the risks in your program, increase your program income through special-event fundraising and commercial sponsorships, and evaluate and improve your event management skills. This easy-to-use book takes a straightforward, functional approach to give you the information you want and need to develop a successful program. Directing Youth Sports Programsis loaded with helpful tools to get your program on the right track: -sample recruiting plans, -job descriptions for coaches, -a sample calendar of events, -a first aid inventory, -emergency medical information, and -up-to-date addresses and reference information. You'll also find more than 30 forms and 20 practice exercises to use to organize and manage your program, plus a unique Sport Event Planner—an indispensable tool to guide you through the process of planning youth sport events. ASEP has spent 20 years developing resources and educational programs to help youth sport administrators offer quality youth sport experiences. Whether you're a novice youth sport director looking for a user-friendly handbook or an experienced administrator in search of a strategic reference, turn to ASEP for the ideal resource for Directing Youth Sports Programs.
Outdoor Program Administration
Author: Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education
Publisher: Human Kinetics
"Whether you are working in a public, private, or nonprofit setting, Outdoor Program Administration: Principles and Practices is your essential guide as an outdoor program administrator. Using this reference, you will improve your skills and enhance your programs." -- Back cover
This book responds to the needs of urban youth by describing youth development principles in physical activity programs. These programs are built on urban kids' assets and promise rather than their deficits. Included are ways of transferring skills from specific programs to everyday settings.
Developed through a partnership with the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance and the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, Implementing Physical Activity Strategies profiles 42 physical activity programs that are helping people adopt more active and healthy lifestyles.
This resource brings together experts in the field to provide students with learning tools critical for success in collegiate athletics administration. It offers foundational knowledge essential to professional administrators.
A comprehensive book, Teaching for Lifetime Physical Activity Through Quality High School Physical Education gives readers interested in physical education the tools they need to design innovative and creative high school physical education programs that will connect with today's youth. The latest developments in research-based methods of presenting sports in physical education are covered, and the unique problems facing today's physical education teacher are tackled. Topics such as youth culture, voice, and choice are explored to provide a contextual framework in which readers can create exciting activity programs.
This book is tailored for the needs of future sport and recreational sport professionals who will be involved in managing professional sport, recreation, and sport facilities, campus recreation programs, community-based sport programs, sport clubs, health and fitness clubs, aquatic facilities, and non-profit youth agency sport programs. It not only introduces the students to a variety of management, marketing, financial, and legal concepts related to fitness, physical activity, recreation, and sport, it also shows students HOW to apply the concepts in real-life situations.