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The sport and fitness sector : an introduction

Author: Ben Oakley; Martin Rhys
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sport and fitness has become a key contemporary industry. Those working within the sector are now expected to demonstrate greater expertise and professional competence than ever before. The Sport and Fitness Sector: An Introduction is a vital resource for all students of sport, leisure and fitness management, offering an essential guide to professional practice and a wealth of background information on current  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Oakley; Martin Rhys
ISBN: 9780415454049 0415454042 0415454050 9780415454056
OCLC Number: 176945918
Description: xvii, 296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The sport and fitness sector : an introduction / Ben Oakley and Martin Rhys --
Putting sport and fitness in context. Defining sport, recreation, physical activity and leisure / Mick Green --
The three sectors of provision : public, private and voluntary / Mick Green --
Who's in charge? : the organisation and funding of sport and fitness / Ben Oakley --
The health and fitness industry : trends and commercial realities / David Minton and Jenny Stanley --
Why does government care? : the benefits of sport and physical activity / Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Strategy Unit --
Pathways to success : a model for talent development / Geoff Cooke --
An overview of sports participation survey results / Mike Collins --
Social trends and sports participation over the next 20 years / Martin Rhys and Indra Sinka --
Managing sport and leisure services / Leigh Robinson --
Regulation and legal responsibilities. Healthy living : whose responsibility? / Tony Blair --
From Lyme Bay to licensing : the development of current regulation of outdoor adventure activities / Jan Bradford --
The voluntary regulation of the fitness industry / Mark Talley --
Legal frameworks of health and safety / Jane Goodey --
The hidden work of a facility manager / Neil Wright --
Managing a monumental crisis / Neil Wright --
Valuing customers of sport and fitness facilities. What is a customer? / Indra Sinka (editor) --
Understanding customers in sport and fitness / Martin Rhys (editor) --
Satisfying customers in sport and fitness / Glynis Young and Ben Oakley --
The rules of customer care / Leigh Robinson --
Custsomer retention : a business school perspective / Tom Power (editor) --
Customer retention : a manager's perspective / Mark Talley --
Staff training and development : providing for quality service provision in sport and fitness / Debbie Lawrence --
Profit from getting close to your members / David Minton --
Turning members into raving fans / Duncan Green.
Responsibility: edited by Ben Oakley and Martin Rhys.

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A guide to professional practice and background information on issues within the sports industry. It explores sport, health and fitness provision across the public, private and voluntary sectors. It  Read more...

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