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Campus Recreational Sports


Keep up-to-date when adding technology to sports and fitness equipment
New technologies are created daily that affect the products being manufactured for both institutional and personal use in sports and fitness markets. As with recreation facility managers, the professionals who select, purchase, and incorporate equipment into programs and facilities need to be aware not only of the “latest and greatest” but also of what might be coming in the future.
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What started as a group of physical educators, teachers, and coaches, emerges as a profession
As the activity offerings grew and more campus facilities were dedicated specifically to recreational pursuits, institutions also needed more full-time administrators. As a result, what started as a group of physical educators, teachers, and coaches helping students plan sporting events eventually emerged as a profession in its own right—one that now includes a myriad of positions.
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Community relationships vital for campus recreational sports professional
The location of an institution of higher education affects the relationship between the community and the institution, which is known as the “town-and-gown” relationship. In many cases, the campus recreational sports department serves as a bridge between the institution and community.
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The principles of the profession remain at its core today
The profession of campus recreational sports was founded on principles that remain at its core today: professional development of practitioners, nurturing of student learning and development, and dedication to promoting lifelong learning and healthy lifestyles for students and other members of the university community. Successful prospective professionals demonstrate a commitment to and understanding of these core principles.
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Campus Recreational Sports
Managing Employees, Programs, Facilities, and Services
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Campus Recreational Sports provides the latest information, best practices, and guidelines for the management of indoor and outdoor recreation and sport facilities on college and university campuses. Current and aspiring professionals will find guidance in personnel, facilities, and services management as well as budgeting, marketing, assessment, and risk management. Current topics of technology, programming, and community building are also explored.

© 2013
Book   264 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736063821

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