Donald J. McLean, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism administration at Western Illinois University–Quad Cities in Moline, Illinois. He has been teaching ethics classes since 1989. His interest in this area was spurred by practical experience gained through 12 years of coaching competitive rowing and founding rowing programs and clubs at the varsity, campus recreation, and community levels. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Daniel G. Yoder, PhD, provided most of the case studies in this book from his experiences. Yoder is a professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism administration at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. He has taught at the university level for 12 years and has also worked in the leisure services field for 12 years. He is a member of the National Park and Recreation Association and of the Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA), having served in a number of positions with the IPRA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Issues in Recreation and Leisure: Ethical Decision Making
Human Kinetics, 2005
...To learn about the role of public recreation in the communityTo become informed about naive legalism as a pitfall to ethical decision making and actingTo consider the issue of sexual harassment in community recreationTo consider the issue...
Robin S. Vealey, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health at Miami University in Ohio, where she has worked for more than 30 years. She has dedicated nearly her entire adult life to youth sports, whether as a coach, administrator, educator, researcher, or consultant. She is internationally known for her research on the psychological aspects of youth sport and coaching effectiveness. Vealey, who has authored three books, has won several professional awards throughout her academic career, including being named a fellow by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Melissa A. Chase, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health at Miami University in Ohio, where she has worked for two decades. She specializes in research about coaching efficacy and self-efficacy in children interested in increasing motivation and effectiveness, and she has presented her research across the United States and internationally. She was named a fellow by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and SHAPE America and is a certified consultant in sport psychology as recognized by AASP. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...In this chapter, you’ll learnabout different types of youth sports,what youth sport looks like in different countries,about barriers to youth sport participation, andabout national and international organizations dedicated...
...In this chapter we introduce Nigerian culture. The chapter begins with a brief description of Nigerian history and geography. We then consider several customs of Nigeria and their variations. After the introduction of sport development...
Martin Buchheit, PhD, is a sport scientist, a strength and conditioning coach, and the head of performance for the Paris Saint-Germain Football (Soccer) Club. He is also an adjunct associate professor of exercise science for Victoria University in Australia. He previously worked as an exercise physiologist for ASPIRE Academy in Qatar, and he has served as a lecturer, consultant, and strength and conditioning coach for various organizations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training
Human Kinetics, 2019
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Performance Demands of Soccer
In this chapter, we introduce the sport of soccer (called football in most of the world outside of the United States) and discuss the various factors of importance for outfield...