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Administration for Exercise-Related Professions 2nd Edition

Thomas D. Langley, Jerald D. Hawkins

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1999
  • 680 Pages

Overview

This cutting edge textbook not only covers the areas of administration in teaching and coaching, but also sports medicine, exercise science, adult fitness, sports management, and general administration. Its case-based methodology promotes high order thinking skills that are relative to administration issues and have been praised by adopters and reviewers as a key strength of the text.

Thomas D. Langley, College of Charleston

Jerald D. Hawkins, Lander University

Jerald D. Hawkins earned his Ed.D. from the University of Georgia. He is a professor emeritus of physical education and exercise studies at Lander University. Recipient of the 1990 South Carolina Association for Health, Physical, Education, Recreation, and Dance College/University Physical Educator of the Year Award, the 1998 Lander University Distinguished Professor award, the 1999 South Carolina Governor’s Professor of the Year award, and the 2005 SCAHPERD Scholar award, he is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Hawkins is a sought-after speaker and consultant and the author of numerous professional articles, book chapters, and other books.
Part I: PERSPECTIVES ON EXERCISE-RELATED PROFESSIONS
1. Historical Foundations of Exercise-Related Professions.
2. Contemporary Trends and Issues in Exercise-Related Professions.
Part II: ORGANIZATION IN EXERCISE-RELATED PROFESSIONS
3. Principles and Concepts of Organization.
4. Developing and Effective Organization Plan.
Part III: ADMINISTRATION IN EXERCISE-RELATED PROFESSIONS
5. Principles and Concepts of Administration.
6. The Effective Administrator.
7. Decision Making.
8. Communication.
9. Personnel Management.
10. Fiscal Management.
11. Program Evaluation.
Part IV: LEGAL ISSUES IN EXERCISE-RELATED PROFESSIONS
12. Introduction to the Law.
13. Tort Law in Exercise-Related Professions.
14. Constitutional Law in Exercise-Related Professions.
15. Contract Law in Exercise-Related Professions.
16. Risk Management in Exercise-Related Professions.
Part V: ADMINISTRATION OF SPECIFIC EXERCISE-RELATED PROGRAMS THROUGH CASE ANALYSIS
17. Understanding Case Analysis.
18. Case Analysis Activities in Teaching and Coaching.
19. Case Analysis Activities in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine.
20. Case Analysis Activities in Health Promotion and Adult Fitness.
21. Case Analysis Activities in Sport Management.
22. Case Analysis Activities in Recreation.
Appendix A: Recommended Format For Participation Agreement.
Appendix B: United States Constitution First Ten Amendments ("Bill of Rights") and Section 1 of the 14th Amendment.
Index.

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  • ISBN-10: 0534518338
  • ISBN-13: 9780534518332
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $189.50
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