The Handbook of College Athletics and Recreation Administration

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The Handbook of College Athletics and Recreation Administration provides a practical and informative resource for athletics administration, recreation, and fitness practitioners of all levels in both 2 and 4-year institutions, public and private. It is also a resource for graduate students and faculty in sports management programs with an emphasis in collegiate athletics. The book addresses the broad functional areas of collegiate athletic enterprises including intercollegiate athletics, health and fitness, and ...

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Overview

The Handbook of College Athletics and Recreation Administration provides a practical and informative resource for athletics administration, recreation, and fitness practitioners of all levels in both 2 and 4-year institutions, public and private. It is also a resource for graduate students and faculty in sports management programs with an emphasis in collegiate athletics. The book addresses the broad functional areas of collegiate athletic enterprises including intercollegiate athletics, health and fitness, and recreation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470877265
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

George S. McClellan is the vice chancellor for student affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Chris King is the director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Texas-Pan American.

Donald L. Rockey, Jr. is associate professor in the Recreation and Sport Management Program at Coastal Carolina University.

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Table of Contents

Figures and Tables xi

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xv

The Authors xix

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS 1

1 College Athletics: Continuity and Change Over Four Centuries 3
John R. Thelin

2 An Overview of Fitness and Recreation in Collegiate Settings 21
Donald L. Rockey, Jr. and Robert J. Barcelona

3 Theoretical Foundations 44
Mary F. Howard-Hamilton and Joy Gaston Gayles

4 Ethics and Professionalism in College Athletics and Recreation 66
Michael L. Buckner

5 Legal Issues in Intercollegiate Sports and Recreation 83
Barbara Osborne

6 Title IX 107
Valerie M. Bonnette

7 Governance of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation 127
B. David Ridpath and Robertha Abney

Part One Case Studies 153

PART TWO: SKILLS 155

8 Managing, Leading, and Supervising Student Employees and Staff 159
Colleen A. McGlone and Stephen Rey

9 Financial Management and Budgeting 175
Timothy D. DeSchriver and Edgar N. Johnson

10 Planning and Managing Facilities 196
James E. Greenwell

11 Managing Events 212
Heather J. Lawrence

12 Managing Friends and Raising Funds 232
David F. Wolf

13 Managing Marketing and Public Relations 246
Scott Branvold

14 Managing Political Environments and Relationships 266
Jeremy Stringer and Bill Hogan

15 Managing Assessment and Evaluation 287
George S. McClellan

Part Two Case Studies 299

PART THREE: ISSUES 301

16 A CEO’s Perspective of Athletics and Recreation 303
Michael A. Wartell

17 Dimensions of Diversity 321
C. Keith Harrison, Scott Bukstein, and Walter Brock

18 Health and Wellness Issues 336
David A. Shor, John H. Dunkle, and Carrie A. Jaworski

19 Professional Development and Advancement 355
Chris King and David P. Synowka

20 Summing Up and Looking Ahead 367
George S. McClellan, Donald L. Rockey, Jr., and Chris King

Appendix: Resources for Leadership, Management, and Supervision of Staff and Volunteers 377

Name Index 379

Subject Index 383

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