Many elementary classroom teachers who are not physical education specialists are nonetheless responsible for providing physical education to their students. Integrated Physical Education: A Guide for the Elementary Classroom Teacher, 2nd Edition, provides the classroom teacher with a concise overview of the essential content and pedagogical knowledge necessary to design, implement, and assess physical education programs.
Given the unprecedented growth in the knowledge base of physical education and in the number of new physical education teacher education faculty, and given that many of the field’s leaders are retired or soon will be, it is imperative that the “conceptual torch” be passed in a thoughtful way.
Drawing from the seminal works published during the past two decades in Sport Marketing Quarterly, this collection edited by Nancy L. Lough and William A. Sutton brings to light foundational theories that have guided some of the most pragmatic studies to date. The Handbook of Sport Marketing Research revisits trends, presents instruments designed to assess key constructs, and provides critical analysis of industry practices with regard to issues such as gender, race, and ethical practices.
The widely acclaimed Group Environment Questionnaire a test that assesses group cohesion in sport measures the task and social aspects of an athlete's perceptions of and attraction to the group. The GEQ contains 18 items and has four scales: Individual Attraction to Group-Task; Individual Attraction to Group-Social; Group Integration-Task; and Group Integration's Social. The Group Environment Questionnaire Test Manual provides the test user with extensive detail about the GEQ.
The manual is organized into the following chapters:
This updated and expanded edition of Group Dynamics in Sport introduces readers to the most current theory and practice of group dynamics in sport teams. Changes in the new edition include extensive revision of each content area, as well as two new chapters on the study of groups and attributions in sport. The book features seven sections that break down the study of group dynamics in an engaging and reader-friendly way.
Today more than ever, fundraising is a crucial necessity for sport and athletics at all levels. Fundraising for Sport and Athletics presents a dynamic blend of fundraising theory and practice that will take the reader from the administrative aspects of conceptualizing, developing, and implementing athletic fundraising program to the actual operation of an assortment of straightforward and complex fundraisers. Written for administrators, coaches, and sport management students, this book will provide insight on how to evaluate a fundraising environment, assess the organization’s capabilities, and plan successful public events.
Fundamentals of Sport Marketing has become the standard by which other textbooks in the field are measured, and the fourth edition of this text once again raises that standard. Based on the most up-to-date research and developments that have taken place in sport marketing, sport management, and the sport industry, the fourth edition of Fundamentals of Sport Marketing is the most current, contemporary, and indispensable book available on sport marketing.
When Jamie Summerlin felt the calling to do something more meaningful with his life, the Marine Corps veteran came up with an extreme idea. His desire to bring attention and assistance to wounded veterans led to a 100-day, 3,452-mile run across America. His journey was intended to inspire those who sacrificed for America’s freedom, but along the way Summerlin realized he was the one being inspired. Freedom Run not only tells the story of Summerlin’s amazing run across America and his attempt to raise awareness and money for charitable organizations that serve wounded U.S. veterans, but it reveals the heartfelt stories of the many veterans he met along the way. Beginning in Coos, Oregon, and ending in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, Summerlin’s trek across the nation and the stories of the veterans he encountered serve as an inspiring and eye-opening tale of courage, determination, and honor in America.
Foundations of Exercise and Mental Health, 2nd Edition, presents a thorough examination of the potential that exercise has for a positive impact on mental health. Incorporating up-to-date research, this new edition systematically reviews the nature of the psychological benefits that result from regular participation in physical activity.
The new edition of Financing Sport further solidifies its standing as the most authoritative text on sport finance. Authors Dennis R. Howard and John L. Crompton have completely reorganized and revised this popular textbook in FiT's Sport Management Library.