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Protecting Children

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

Ebook

...After reading this chapter, you will have a thorough understanding of the following:Threshold Issue 1: Determining Whether to Develop and Implement a Safety Plan to Protect ChildrenThreshold Issue 2: Recognizing Key Issues in Protecting...

Emergency and Disaster Planning

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

Ebook

...© Jamie McDonald/Getty Images SportI beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.Every sport organization should be well prepared for disasters that could strike at any time. Sport organizations, like any other businesses...

Introduction to Sport and Recreation Risk Management

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

Ebook

...© Photodisc/Getty ImagesTwenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore...

Risk Management in Leadership

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...To look is one thing. To see what you look at is another. To understand what you see is another. To learn from what you understand is something else. But to act on what you learn is really all that matters.On May 9, 1992, on a high water...

Security Planning, Policies, and Protective Measures

Stacey A. Hall

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Stacey A. Hall, PhD, is associate director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) and an assistant professor of sport management at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), where she developed a graduate-level emphasis in sport security management for the master’s program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter E. Cooper

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Walter E. Cooper, EdD, is professor emeritus and director of training at the University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sport Safety and Security (NCS4). He holds certifications and has completed training in incident response to terrorist bombings, prevention and response to suicide bombing incidents, and incident response to campus bombing incidents; prevention, detection, and response to campus emergencies; enhanced threat and risk assessment; and risk assessment methodology for chemical facilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lou Marciani

Lou Marciani, EdD, is the director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi. The NCS4 was founded with initial funding from the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security as the country’s first academic center dedicated to spectator sports safety and security research, professional development, enhanced training, and outreach. At the NCS4, Marciani works with professional sport leagues, the NCAA, national collegiate directors of athletics, the private sector, and government agencies in enhancing sport safety and security. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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James A. McGee

James A. McGee, has 25 combined years of law enforcement experience and 21 years as a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). McGee is currently a senior consultant at the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) and an adjunct professor in Department of Homeland Security studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. McGee teaches security and terrorism courses both at the university level and internationally. He is regarded as an expert in security measures associated with venues of mass gatherings, and he lectures frequently on this topic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Security Management for Sports and Special Events : An Interagency Approach to Creating Safe Facilities

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...Define planning and understand the importance of planning in the sport and special event security system.Examine the problem-solving process.Develop, implement, and evaluate a risk management program.Develop a game-day or event-day...

Risk Assessment for Sport and Event Venues

Stacey A. Hall

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Stacey A. Hall, PhD, is associate director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) and an assistant professor of sport management at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), where she developed a graduate-level emphasis in sport security management for the master’s program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter E. Cooper

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Walter E. Cooper, EdD, is professor emeritus and director of training at the University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sport Safety and Security (NCS4). He holds certifications and has completed training in incident response to terrorist bombings, prevention and response to suicide bombing incidents, and incident response to campus bombing incidents; prevention, detection, and response to campus emergencies; enhanced threat and risk assessment; and risk assessment methodology for chemical facilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lou Marciani

Lou Marciani, EdD, is the director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi. The NCS4 was founded with initial funding from the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security as the country’s first academic center dedicated to spectator sports safety and security research, professional development, enhanced training, and outreach. At the NCS4, Marciani works with professional sport leagues, the NCAA, national collegiate directors of athletics, the private sector, and government agencies in enhancing sport safety and security. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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James A. McGee

James A. McGee, has 25 combined years of law enforcement experience and 21 years as a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). McGee is currently a senior consultant at the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) and an adjunct professor in Department of Homeland Security studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. McGee teaches security and terrorism courses both at the university level and internationally. He is regarded as an expert in security measures associated with venues of mass gatherings, and he lectures frequently on this topic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Security Management for Sports and Special Events : An Interagency Approach to Creating Safe Facilities

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...Define risk and categorize the different types of risk.Examine the risk assessment process.Identify the sport or event security command group.Evaluate threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences of an incident.Develop countermeasure...

Training and Policy Implementation

Stacey A. Hall

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Stacey A. Hall, PhD, is associate director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) and an assistant professor of sport management at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), where she developed a graduate-level emphasis in sport security management for the master’s program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter E. Cooper

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Walter E. Cooper, EdD, is professor emeritus and director of training at the University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sport Safety and Security (NCS4). He holds certifications and has completed training in incident response to terrorist bombings, prevention and response to suicide bombing incidents, and incident response to campus bombing incidents; prevention, detection, and response to campus emergencies; enhanced threat and risk assessment; and risk assessment methodology for chemical facilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lou Marciani

Lou Marciani, EdD, is the director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi. The NCS4 was founded with initial funding from the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security as the country’s first academic center dedicated to spectator sports safety and security research, professional development, enhanced training, and outreach. At the NCS4, Marciani works with professional sport leagues, the NCAA, national collegiate directors of athletics, the private sector, and government agencies in enhancing sport safety and security. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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James A. McGee

James A. McGee, has 25 combined years of law enforcement experience and 21 years as a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). McGee is currently a senior consultant at the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) and an adjunct professor in Department of Homeland Security studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. McGee teaches security and terrorism courses both at the university level and internationally. He is regarded as an expert in security measures associated with venues of mass gatherings, and he lectures frequently on this topic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Security Management for Sports and Special Events : An Interagency Approach to Creating Safe Facilities

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...Examine the what, why, who, when, and how of a training program.Understand the importance of training the three key levels: command group, supervisory level, and event staff.Identify the capabilities, tasks, key considerations, and common...

Introduction to Risk Management

Aram Attarian

Aram Attarian, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of parks, recreation, and tourism management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is the owner of the risk management consultation firm Adventureprogrammanagement. com and serves as the director of the National State Park Leadership School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs : Scenarios of Accidents, Incidents, and Misadventures

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...Administrators, instructors, and professional guides working in  adventure-based programs or organizations face critical decisions in their efforts to keep their participants safe from the dangers associated with risk-related activities...

Managing Risk in Leisure Programs

Ruth V. Russell

Ruth V. Russell, ReD, is a full professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism studies at Indiana University. She is a former trustee of the National Recreation and Park Association and a former president of the Society of Park and Recreation Educators. She has programming experience with San Diego Recreation and Parks Department, San Diego-Imperial County Girl Scout Council, a variety of Girl Scout camps, Allied Gardens, and Chateau La Jolla Retirement Complexes. Dr. Russell is the author of numerous textbooks, technical reports, book chapters, and journal articles. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lynn M. Jamieson

Lynn M. Jamieson, ReD, is chair and full professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism studies at Indiana University. Previously, she served as curriculum coordinator of the recreation administration program at California Polytechnic State University and spent 12 yearsn in administrative positions as a recreation administrator, with special emphasis on recreational sport management. She has coauthored four texts and more than 50 articles about various aspects of management in leisure services. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Leisure Program Planning and Delivery

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook

...Learning how to ensure the reasonable safety of program participantsApplying risk management practices for program conduct and supervisionDeveloping a risk management manual for program operationsUnderstanding the three key components...