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Lightning Safety

John O. Spengler

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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

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...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...

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

...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...

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

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...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...

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

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

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...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...

Golf

Katharine M. Nohr

Katharine M. Nohr, the author of Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation: The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention, is a principal for Nohr Sports Risk Management, LLC, providing career longevity and reputation risk management training to professional athletes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation : The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention

Human Kinetics, 2009

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...© Human KineticsThe reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can’t see him laughing.Golfers might be surprised at the frequency and severity of injuries that arise from hazards that are fundamental to the game of golf...

The Mundanity of Excellence

Earl Smith

Earl Smith, PhD, is director of American ethnic studies and professor of sociology at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He has over 20 years of experience as an instructor and researcher of topics in sociology of sport, and he has gained recognition as a Rubin Distinguished Professor. He focuses on the intersection of sociological, psychological, and economic theories and empirical research in sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sociology of Sport and Social Theory

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...Chris Williams/Icon SMISocial theory: Reversal theoryProponents of the theory: Michael Apter (psychologist)What the theory says: Reversal theory is a psychological theory addressing the flexibility and changeability of individuals...