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Risk Management in Sport and Recreation By John O. Spengler

Risk Management in Sport and Recreation by John O. Spengler

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Summary

Covers a range of safety issues. This book aims to give the reader an understanding of important safety issues in the field. This is a reference for administrators and managers in charge of safety in a range of sport and recreation settings, and a textbook for students studying Sport Management.

Risk Management in Sport and Recreation Summary

Risk Management in Sport and Recreation by John O. Spengler

Text for students in sport law, risk management, and recreation courses. Reference for sport and recreation administrators, managers, and libraries.

About John O. Spengler

John O. Spengler has both a law degree and a PhD in recreation administration. He has published more than 30 scholarly and practitioner-based journal articles and has written two other texts in the areas of sport, recreation, and law. He has also served as a safety consultant in recreation and sport.

Dr. Spengler is a research fellow with the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) and was named the University of Florida College of Health and Human Performance Teacher of the Year. He is currently an associate professor in the department of tourism, recreation and sport management.

Daniel P. Connaughton, EdD, is an associate professor in the college of Health and Human Performance at the University of Florida. He holds four degrees in the fields of sport, recreation, and exercise science. An experienced participant, coach, administrator, and educator of many sports, recreation, and aquatic activities, he has more than 50 publications in scholarly and practitioner-based journals regarding legal, risk management, and safety issues of sport, recreation, and exercise science.

Dr. Connaughton has served as a consultant on safety issues involving sports, recreation, physical education, aquatics, diving, and fitness and health club activities. He also holds several professional certifications, including emergency medical technician, American College of Sports Medicine health/fitness instructor, National Strength and Conditioning Association certified strength and conditioning specialist, certified park and recreation professional, American Sport Education Program certified coach, certified pool operator, and several American Red Cross aquatic certifications.

Andrew T. Pittman, PhD, is the coordinator of the sport management program at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He has coauthored a casebook on sport law and authored or coauthored six chapters in a sport law text. He has also written numerous journal articles on risk management and sport law and has presented more than 50 times at international, national, regional, and state conferences primarily in the area of risk management and sport law.

Pittman has held numerous positions in the Sport and Recreation Law Association, among them president, treasurer, and newsletter editor. He is currently the Law Section editor for the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance and is a member of the Sport Management Council of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. He has received several awards, including the Faculty Achievement Award from Baylor's School of Education in 2003.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Decision Making and Managing Risk

-Issues Involved in Managing Risk

-Threshold Issue 1: Deciding Whether to Create and Implement a Risk Management Plan

-Threshold Issue 2: Developing a Framework for Managing Risk

-Summary
Chapter 2. Medical Emergency Action Plans

-Guidelines and Recommendations

-Threshold Issue 1: Deciding Whether to Develop and Implement a Medical Emergency Plan

-Threshold Issue 2: Understanding Key Aspects of a Medical Emergency Plan

-Summary
Chapter 3. Protecting Children

-Prevention Strategies for Child Abuse and Neglect

-Threshold Issue 1: Determining Whether to Develop and Implement a Safety Plan to Protect Children

-Threshold Issue 2: Recognizing Key Issues in Protecting Children From Harm by Others

-Summary
Chapter 4. Exertional Heat Illness in Sport and Recreation

-How the Body Handles Heat During Exercise

-Heat Index

-Types of Heat Illnesses

-Guidelines and Recommendations

-Threshold Issue 1: Deciding Whether to Develop and Implement a Heat Illness Plan

-Threshold Issue 2: Recognizing Key Issues in Developing a Heat Illness Plan

-Summary
Chapter 5. Lightning Safety

-Importance of Lightning Safety

-Guidelines and Recommendations

-Threshold Issue 1: Deciding Whether to Develop and Implement a Lightning Safety Plan

-Threshold Issue 2: Including Necessary Components in a Lightning Safety Plan

-Summary
Chapter 6. Bloodborne Pathogens

-Definition of Bloodborne Pathogens

-Threshold Issue 1: Understanding Compliance Issues Relevant to OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

-Threshold Issue 2: Understanding Key Aspects of the OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

-Summary
Chapter 7. Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Use of Automated External Defibrillators

-What Is an AED?

-Guidelines and Recommendations

-Threshold Issue 1: Understanding Issues Relevant to the Purchase and Use of AEDs

-Threshold Issue 2: Understanding What to Consider When Using AEDs

-Summary
Chapter 8. Drug Testing

-Threshold Issue 1: Understanding the Legality of Developing and Implementing a Drug Testing Plan

-Threshold Issue 2: Recognizing Effective Components of a Drug Testing Plan

-Summary
Chapter 9. Equipment, Premises, Instruction, and Supervision

-Threshold Issue 1: Understanding Issues Relevant to Maintaining and Providing Proper Equipment and Premises

-Threshold Issue 2: Recognizing Key Issues in Providing Adequate Instruction and Supervision

-Summary
Chapter 10. Playground Safety

-Playground Injuries

-Guidelines and Recommendations

-Threshold Issue 1: Deciding Whether to Comply With CPSC and ASTM Guidelines and Standards

-Threshold Issue 2: Knowing the Key Issues of the CPSC and ASTM Guidelines and Standards

-Summary
Chapter 11. Aquatic Safety

-Types of Aquatic Incidents

-Guidelines and Recommendations

-Threshold Issue 1: Understanding Compiance Issues Relevant to Local, State, and Federal Laws and Codes

-Threshold Issue 2: Recognizing the Key Issues in Aquatic Program Safety

-Summary
Appendix A. Additional Information for Sport and Recreation Managers
Appendix B. Safety Guidelines Finder

Additional information

GOR011357208
9780736056199
073605619X
Risk Management in Sport and Recreation by John O. Spengler
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Human Kinetics Publishers
20051230
184
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