Sports Travel Security, 1st Edition

  • Peter Tarlow
  • Published By: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN-10: 0128051000
  • ISBN-13: 9780128051009
  • DDC: 796.069
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 296 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book examines the security needs for sports teams and events of all sizes. This groundbreaking book provides a fundamental model for sports team security that can be applied almost universally, from youth sports to the Super Bowl and World Cup. It develops, compares, and contrasts current methodologies in sports security, for both amateur and professional athletes, examining which paradigms work best and under which circumstances. This valuable information is applicable to nearly anyone involved in the safety of athletes, including event managers, law enforcement, parents, school administrators and coaches, security practitioners, tourism industry professionals, and legal professionals. It explores areas rarely investigated, providing key advice for creating best practices and guidelines in sports team security.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Understanding the Issues.
2: A Review of Literature.
3: Sports as a Tourism Attraction.
4: How Athletes Travel.
5: Travel and Terrorism.
6: Athletes at Home and on the Road.
7: Security for the Fans and Athletes with Special Needs.
8: Athletes at Hotels and Sporting Venues.
9: Athletes as Idols.
10: Interview.