The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports

The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports

Provides information about careers in the sports industry, including educational requirements, salary, and prospects for each profession.

The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports

The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports

As more students enter the growing field of sports management, there is a greater need for information informing them about their career choices. Careers in Sports provides an overview of what students should consider and expect from the varied career options available to them. This book answers the questions students are most likely to have, including what courses they should take, what areas are available to them, what salary can they expect to earn after graduation, and how they can get the job of their dreams. In the highly competitive field of sports management, it is important for individuals to prepare themselves well and to make the right decisions along the way. Although there are no guarantees of success, this book will increase students’ likelihood of finding success in the sports industry. Encouraging research and realistic expectations, this book has been developed by an author with many years of experience as a respected practitioner, teacher and internship coordinator.

The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports

The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports

As more students enter the growing field of sports management, there is a greater need for information informing them about their career choices. Careers in Sports provides an overview of what students should consider and expect from the varied career options available to them. This book answers the questions students are most likely to have, including what courses they should take, what areas are available to them, what salary can they expect to earn after graduation, and how they can get the job of their dreams. In the highly competitive field of sports management, it is important for individuals to prepare themselves well and to make the right decisions along the way. Although there are no guarantees of success, this book will increase students’ likelihood of finding success in the sports industry. Encouraging research and realistic expectations, this book has been developed by an author with many years of experience as a respected practitioner, teacher and internship coordinator.

Physical Education, Exercise and Sport Science in a Changing Society

Physical Education, Exercise and Sport Science in a Changing Society

Written for the introductory or foundation course, the Eighth Edition of Physical Education, Exercise and Sport Science in a Changing Society provides a modern, comprehensive, and balanced introduction to the fields of physical education, exercise science and sport science. The eighth edition details the latest data and technologies, and outlines the varied elements, origins, and developments of these related disciplines. It identifies the conflicts existing in the field, along with discussions related to what the degree should be called, as well as the names of the departments. The text also examines the history, the current state, as well as the expected future issues and trends in physical education. The text is organized in an easy-to-follow format, first defining the profession of exercise sciences and sports, followed by an overview of the disciplines that study the cultural, social, and scientific foundations of this field. In later chapters, it builds upon that foundation and examines career development and job opportunities, looking at the traditional fields of teaching and coaching, the expanding career options of sport management, and the new world of the technological workplace. Chapter 1, What is our Field?, provides a modern look at the discipline of physical education Chapter 14, Current Issues in American Exercise Science and Sport, includes new sections on digital technologies, online education, and digital media which further explore the changes in physical education, exercise science, and sport science Provides the latest data and statistics on the major health crisis of childhood obesity Additional Resources: For Instructors: LMS-ready Test Bank containing over 150 questions with page references PowerPoint Lecture Slides, organized by chapter for ease of use, and highly illustrated and editable Instructor s Manual For Students: The Navigate Companion Website includes a wealth of study aids and learning tools to help students get the most out of their course. Resources include: Practice Activities Weblinks Interactive Glossary Flashcards Crossword Puzzles"

Dream Jobs in Sports Personnel

Dream Jobs in Sports Personnel

Many people work behind the scenes in sports. Sports personnel work in a variety of careers. They are not on the field, but these professionals are an essential part of the success of their sports organizations. This comprehensive career guide covers the most sought-after careers in sports personnel, including public relations, talent scouts and evaluators, human resources, and financial planning. For each career path, readers will learn about educational and professional requirements, job responsibilities, and job outlook, while also learning job-specific skill building and work experience that they can start today to prepare for a career in the sports industry.

Dream Jobs in Sports Finance and Administration

Dream Jobs in Sports Finance and Administration

Many people dream of making it to the big leagues, but very few will make it there as athletes. This does not mean that the dream of a career in the sports industry should be discarded. Those who have an interest in business, finance, and management should set their sights on sports finance and administration. This highly practical career guide highlights the various academic and professional pathways that one can follow to arrive at a career in the sports industry. It comes fully loaded with resource lists of college programs, Bureau of Labor Statistics data, and At-a-Glance fact sheets.

The Guide to Careers in Sports

The Guide to Careers in Sports

Discusses job opportunities in professional and college sports, including sports broadcasting, athletic trainers, recreation management, and player representation

Capping Costs

Putting a Price Tag on School Reform

Capping Costs

Early and recent school reformers demanded greater funding. They insisted that they needed it to protect children, the economy, and the nation. This book uses the case method to analyze the budgets that they proposed, the rhetoric that they employed, and the resistance that they encountered.

High Tech Hot Shots

Careers in Sports Engineering

High Tech Hot Shots

Written for high school and pre-engineering college students, this book compiles resources, information, and stories of engineers who design new and improved products. Ranging from the design and construction of stadiums and courses to the design and manufacture of sporting equipment and clothes, the book reveals what you need to know to work in this industry, and find a rewarding job as a sports engineer. Explore what types of engineers are involved in extreme sports like skateboarding to the more traditional sports like tennis, and get advice from engineers about how to succeed as a sports engineer.

Careers with Horses

The Comprehensive Guide to Finding Your Dream Job

Careers with Horses

A reference book with over 200 potential jobs in the horse industry, this book portrays all the pros and cons of these positions to open the reader's eyes to the full scope of potentially satisfying careers.