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Author Spengler, John O. (John Otto), 1962-

Title Risk management in sport and recreation / John O. Spengler, Daniel P. Connaughton, Andrew T. Pittman
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2006]


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Description xv, 167 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Decision making and managing risk -- Medical emergency action plans -- Protecting children -- Exertional heat illness in sport and recreation -- Lightning safety -- Bloodborne pathogens -- Sudden cardiac arrest and the use of automated external defibrillators -- Drug testing -- Equipment, premises, instruction, and supervision -- Playground safety -- Aquatic safety
Summary "Risk Management in Sport and Recreation is a comprehensive resource for those charged with the responsibility of providing for the safety of participants and spectators in a sport or recreation setting. It covers a range of safety issues, including lightning, heat illness, aquatics, playground equipment, drug abuse, and medical emergency action plans. Readers receive clear and detailed explanations of issues to consider before making decisions on risk management." "Risk Management in Sport and Recreation will help students and professionals plan for and manage risk. Current and future employees of sport facilities, school athletic programs, parks and recreation programs, youth and aquatic centers, and resorts and golf courses will find that Risk Management in Sport and Recreation provides the tools to assist professionals in making the right decisions in order to manage risk effectively."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sports -- Safety measures.
Sports injuries -- Prevention.
Sports medicine.
Author Connaughton, Daniel, 1963-
Pittman, Andrew T., 1945-
LC no. 2005022308
ISBN 073605619X soft cover alkaline paper
9780736056199 paperback alkaline paper