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Lightning Safety

John O. Spengler


John O. Spengler, JD, PhD, is a professor and director of the University of Florida’s Sport Policy and Research Collaborative. Spengler received his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University, his law degree from the University of Toledo, and his PhD from Indiana University. His research focuses on legal and policy issues relevant to sport and recreation, obesity prevention and physical activity, and structural environmental factors (social and physical) that influence health. Spengler’s research has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Daniel P. Connaughton

Daniel P. Connaughton, EdD, is an associate professor in the college of Health and Human Performance at the University of Florida. He holds four degrees in the fields of sport, recreation, and exercise science. An experienced participant, coach, administrator, and educator of many sports, recreation, and aquatic activities, he has more than 50 publications in scholarly and practitioner-based journals regarding legal, risk management, and safety issues of sport, recreation, and exercise science. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andrew T. Pittman

Andrew T. Pittman, PhD, is a clinical associate professor in the HLKN department at Texas A&M University, where he is assistant director of the Sport Management Division. Pittman has authored two other books as well as numerous chapters in books and articles in refereed journals. He is a frequent presenter at conferences from the local to the international levels on topics related to sport law. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Risk Management in Sport and Recreation

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...After reading this chapter, you will have a thorough understanding of the following:Threshold Issue 1: Deciding Whether to Develop and Implement a Lightning Safety PlanThreshold Issue 2: Including Necessary Components in a Lightning Safety...

Endurance-Power Sports

Sheri R. Colberg

Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM, is an author, exercise physiologist, lecturer, consultant, and professor emerita of exercise science (Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia). In 2016, she was the recipient of the American Diabetes Association's Outstanding Educator in Diabetes award. A respected researcher and lecturer, she has authored more than 400 articles on exercise, diabetes, and health; 28 book chapters; and over a dozen books, including Diabetes-Free Kids, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan, Diabetic Athlete's Handbook, The Diabetes Breakthrough, and Diabetes & Keeping Fit for Dummies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Athlete's Guide to Diabetes

Human Kinetics, 2020

Ebook Chapter

...We have all heard of LeBron James, Tom Brady, and Tiger Woods because of the popularity of endurance-power sports. But have you heard of Chris Dudley, Adam Morrison, Jay Cutler, Patrick Peterson, Nick Boynton, Michelle McGann, and Scott...

Merchandising and Marketing Women’s Sports

Women and Sport : Continuing a Journey of Liberation and Celebration

Human Kinetics, 2016

Ebook Chapter

...In this chapter, you will learn about the following:Women as sport consumers and fansMerchandising of sporting goods and apparel toward womenVarious approaches and specific efforts made toward the marketing of women’s sportSixteen years...

Golf Gulf

Shaun Powell

Shaun Powell is a sports columnist for Newsday, a New York-based newspaper renowned for its local, national, and international coverage. He has worked at the newspaper since September 1993. Powell is a distinguished writer and has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the New York Associated Press, the New York Deadline Club, the Basketball Writers Association, the United States Tennis Writers Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Souled Out? : How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...There are several dozen golfers competing at the 2007 Masters, but only one is followed from hole to hole by a smattering of black fans. When he pushes the tee into the soft ground, they peek down. When he swings his club and sends the ball...

Interdisciplinary Nature of Qualitative Movement Diagnosis

Duane V. Knudson

Duane V. Knudson, PhD, is a professor and chair of the department of health and human performance at Texas State University in San Marcos. He earned his PhD in biomechanics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and has held tenured faculty positions at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and California State University at Chico. Previously he served as associate dean and interim chair of the department of kinesiology at Chico State. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Qualitative Diagnosis of Human Movement : Improving Performance in Sport and Exercise

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...There is a humorous fable about three golf coaches who tried in vain to agree on what would improve a golfer’s swing. The conflict arose because each coach had a different perspective on how to help the golfer improve his swing. The sport...

Creating America’s Winter Golfing Mecca at Pinehurst, North Carolina

Sport in America : From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...In early November of 1900, at the beginning of the winter resort season, The Pinehurst Outlook proclaimed that “the popularity of golf still continues in the ascendant, rolling over the country like a great tidal wave and gaining power...