Risk Management in Sport: Issues and Strategies / Edition 2

Risk Management in Sport: Issues and Strategies / Edition 2

by Herb Appenzeller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1594600147

ISBN-13: 9781594600142

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

Sports-related litigation continues to escalate in America year after year, due at least in part to increased pressure in the multibillion dollar sport industry for all who are involved in the operation of sport.

The third edition of Risk Management in Sport, like the first two editions, calls on the experience of a "Who's Who" of Risk Management experts.

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Overview

Sports-related litigation continues to escalate in America year after year, due at least in part to increased pressure in the multibillion dollar sport industry for all who are involved in the operation of sport.

The third edition of Risk Management in Sport, like the first two editions, calls on the experience of a "Who's Who" of Risk Management experts. Eleven new chapters add to the updated chapters to keep risk management strategies "in tune with the times."

The book is a leading resource for anyone responsible for administration in a sport program, from Little League to professional sports. This unique text covers a multitude of risk management issues and the strategies to deal with them. This is an essential book for sport management classes and an invaluable resource for sports administrators and anyone associated with sport.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594600142
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IIntroduction3
Ch. 1Risk management in sport5
Ch. 2On issues and strategies11
Ch. 3The legal system23
Ch. 4Glossary of legal words and phrases33
Pt. IITort liability issues37
Ch. 5The catastrophic claims perspective39
Ch. 6Warnings, waivers and informed consent49
Ch. 7Defamation and the sport plaintiff : an uneasy alliance67
Ch. 8The sport club dilemma81
Ch. 9Product liability93
Ch. 10Vehicle safety107
Ch. 11Youth sport and the law131
Ch. 12Liability and risk management for property owner's associations and recreation departments143
Ch. 13Risk management for physical educators151
IIIMedical issues165
Ch. 14Administering a sport medicine program167
Ch. 15Blood borne pathogens175
Ch. 16A catastrophic injury plan181
Ch. 17Responding to a campus death185
Ch. 18The preparticipation physical examination191
Ch. 19The problem of sudden death in competitive athletes213
Ch. 20Emergency medical preparedness235
Ch. 21A.T.,C. and EMTs - confrontation or cooperation?241
Ch. 22Six minutes to live or die, automatic external defibrillators247
Pt. IVEvent and facility management issues257
Ch. 23Event management : a practical approach259
Ch. 24Events crowd management273
Ch. 25ADA and sport facilities289
Ch. 26Risk management in public assembly facilities303
Ch. 27Conducting a facility risk review317
Ch. 28Expecting the unexpected : preparing for emergencies329
Ch. 29A risk management checklist for athletic directors347
Ch. 30Playground safety355
Ch. 31Fitness center safety363
Pt. VRisk management concerns377
Ch. 32Title IX fundamentals379
Ch. 33Accommodating individuals with disabilities in regular sports programs389
Ch. 34Termination or discipline of a coach : what process is due?399
Ch. 35The risk management of outdoor adventure pursuits407
Ch. 36Cheerleading and the law431
Ch. 37Aquatics and the law441
Ch. 38Drug testing and the NCAA453
Ch. 39Managing disasters - the National Incident Management System467
Ch. 40Investigating sexual harassment complaints471
Pt. VITrends in risk management481
Ch. 41Employment law issues483
Ch. 42New approach to resolve disputes497
Ch. 43Trends and issues in risk management for recreational sport programs501

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