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Foundations of Sport Management and Recreation: Jacksonville State University

Foundations of Sport Management and Recreation: Jacksonville State University

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    This custom ebook includes chapters from Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition, and Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Third Edition. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Foundations of Sport Management and Recreation (SMR 221) at Jacksonville State University.

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    Custom ebook for students taking the course Foundations of Sport Management and Recreation (SMR 221) at Jacksonville State University.

    Table of Contents

    Managing Sport
    Paul M. Pedersen and Lucie Thibault
    From Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition

    Power, Promise, Potential, and Possibilities of Parks, Recreation, and Leisure
    Ellen O’Sullivan
    From Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Third Edition

    Historical Aspects of the Sport Business Industry
    Elizabeth A. Gregg, Brenda G. Pitts, and Paul M. Pedersen
    From Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition

    History of Recreation
    M. Rebecca Genoe, Douglas Kennedy, Jerome F. Singleton, Tristan Hopper, and Jill Sturts
    From Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Third Edition

    Management Concepts and Practice in Sport Organizations
    Kathy Babiak, Kathryn Heinze, and Lucie Thibault
    From Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition

    Philosophy and Leisure
    Donald J. McLean
    From Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Third Edition

    Managing and Leading in Sport Organizations
    Shannon Kerwin, Ming Li, and Laura J. Burton
    From Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition

    Sport Tourism
    Heather Gibson, Sheranne Fairley, and Millicent Kennelly
    From Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition

    Sport Consumer Behavior
    Andrea N. Geurin, Cara Wright, and James J. Zhang
    From Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition

    Analytics in the Sport Industry
    Kevin Mongeon, David P. Hedlund, and Ryan Spalding
    From Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition

    Sport Management Research
    Nola Agha, Jess C. Dixon, and Brendan Dwyer
    From Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition

    Author

    Paul M. Pedersen, PhD, is a professor of sport management and the director of the sport management program in the School of Public Health at Indiana University at Bloomington (IU). He has worked as a sports writer, sport management consultant, and sport business columnist. Pedersen's primary areas of scholarly interest and research are the symbiotic relationship between sport and communication, and the activities and practices of various sport organization personnel.

    A research fellow of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), Pedersen has published eight books (including Handbook of Sport Communication, Research Methods and Design in Sport Management, and Strategic Sport Communication) and over 95 articles in peer-reviewed outlets such as the Journal of Sport Management, European Sport Management Quarterly, Sport Marketing Quarterly, International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, Sociology of Sport Journal, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, and Journal of Sports Economics. He has also been a part of more than 100 refereed presentations at professional conferences and more than 50 invited presentations, including invited addresses in China, Denmark, Hungary, Norway, and South Korea. He has been interviewed and quoted in publications as diverse as the New York Times and China Daily.

    Founder and editor in chief of the International Journal of Sport Communication, he serves on the editorial board of 10 journals. A 2011 inductee into the Golden Eagle Hall of Fame (East High School in Pueblo, Colorado), Pedersen lives in Bloomington, Indiana, with his wife, Jennifer, and their two youngest children, Brock and Carlie. Their two oldest children also live in Bloomington and attend IU: Zack is an undergraduate student, and Hallie is a graduate student.

    Lucie Thibault, PhD, is a professor in the department of sport management at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. She has taught at Brock since 2002. Thibault has also taught at the University of British Columbia and the University of Ottawa. In her quarter century of teaching, Thibault has taught courses in organizational theory, organizational behavior, ethics in sport, globalization of sport, and policy and social issues in sport.

    Thibault serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics as well as the European Sport Management Quarterly. She has held the roles of associate editor and editor of the Journal of Sport Management. She is a member of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and was named a research fellow of NASSM in 2001. In 2008, Thibault was awarded the Earle F. Zeigler Lecture Award from NASSM for her scholarly and leadership contributions to the field.

    Thibault’s research interests lie in the formation, management, and evaluation of cross-sectoral partnerships in sport organizations. She also investigates the role of the Canadian government in sport excellence and sport participation and government involvement in developing sport policy. She has been an invited speaker at many conferences around the world. Her research has appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including the Journal of Sport Management, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Human Relations, Leisure Studies, European Sport Management Quarterly, International Journal for Sport Policy and Politics, and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

    Thibault resides in the Niagara region of Ontario.

    Tyler Tapps, PhD, is an assistant professor at Northwest Missouri State University. He received his PhD in health, leisure, and human performance from Oklahoma State University in 2009. In 2015, he was certified as a park and recreation professional by the National Recreation and Park Association, from which he also received the Robert W. Crawford Young Professional Award. He also was awarded the Charles Adam Esslinger Outdoor Recreation Fellowship. Tapps is a military veteran with recreation programming experience in the military. He is a member of the Academy of Leisure Sciences board and is the president of the Leisure Educators section of Missouri Park and Recreation Association. He is also the chair of the Academy of Leisure Science’s Future Scholars program. Tapps enjoys running, working out, boating, and spending time with his wife and two sons.

    Mary Sara Wells, PhD, is an associate professor in the University of Utah’s department of parks, recreation, and tourism. She teaches courses in youth development, community recreation, and sport management.

    Since 2004, Wells has researched sportsmanship issues in youth sport. She has published her research in numerous journals, presented at several national and international conferences, and conducted trainings and evaluations for multiple municipal youth sport agencies across the country.