Fifteen of the most distinguished practitioners in the field of sport psychology are featured in Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology: Applied Theories of Performance Excellence. The book includes biographical and autobiographical perspectives on the ways in which these preeminent experts developed their authentic and distinctive approaches to the practice of sport psychology.
In this new and informative title in FiT's Sport Management Library, authors Susan Brown Foster and John E.
Examining Sport Histories: Power, Paradigms, and Reflexivity explores the ways in which postmodernist and poststructural approaches can enrich the study of the sporting past. Throughout the chapters, the internationally respected authors draw from their own vast experiences within the study of sport history to collectively promote postmodernism and poststructuralism as forms of social theory that can guide the future of sport historical research.
The third edition of Ethics and Morality in Sport Management continues to examine the ethical concepts, principles, and issues in the administration and organization of sport that made the first two editions of this textbook so widely adopted. The book approaches the topics from four directions: ethical theory, personal and professional ethics, ethics applied, and future moral and ethical issues. Authors Joy T. DeSensi and Danny Rosenberg have enhanced the text by adding two new chapters that help to frame the content in a globalized context.
Ethical Issues in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology focuses on a multitude of unique ethical, legal, and related professional challenges faced by sport, exercise, and performance psychology practitioners. The book contains seventeen chapters organized into four sections:
I. Ethical Practices
II. Specific Populations
III. Special Settings
IV. Academic Issues
Written for students with some exposure to economics concepts and analysis, Economics of Sport is ideal for a lower division elective course for economics majors, for master’s students in sport management, or for economics professors who are in the process of learning more about the sport industry.
Diversity and inclusion have been constant, challenging themes in the American experience because we have long been a diverse nation. Within the realm of higher education, the foremost goal of this nation’s colleges and universities is to provide the best possible learning environment for all students. . . . Institutions of higher education must recognize the inherent worth and dignity of every person and seek to promote an understanding of human diversity in all its dimensions.
The Directory of Funding Sources in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance is the ideal resource for college professors, school teachers, and others who need financing for their programs.
The directory includes more than 140 funding sources that are sorted into four categories:
- federal grants and contracts
- private and corporate foundation announcements
- awards, fellowships, and scholarships
Detailed entries offer highly specific, useful information:
Securing sponsorship deals in sport is more important than ever, but it also presents numerous challenges during difficult financial times. Readers of this revised fourth edition of Developing Successful Sport Sponsorship Plans will learn how to overcome the challenges of securing quality sponsorship agreements.
With an abundance of goods and services available to consumers in the sport industry, it can be difficult for products or organizations to stand out from the competition. In the revised fourth edition of Developing Successful Sport Marketing Plans, internationally recognized author David K. Stotlar guides readers in a step-by-step approach of how to create and implement a winning marketing strategy.