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ERIC Number: ED014845
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 48
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A GUIDE FOR PLANNING PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ATHLETIC FACILITIES.
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
THIS STUDY EXAMINES PHYSICAL EDUCATION FACILITIES, THEIR PHYSICAL NEEDS, AND RELATED DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS. A SYSTEM OF DETERMINING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF TEACHING STATIONS NEEDED IS GIVEN TO AID INITIAL REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS. INDOOR FACILITIES ANALYZED INCLUDE--(1) THE GYMNASIUM, IN TERMS OF LOCATION, SIZE, DESIGN FEATURES, AND RELATED COMPONENTS, (2) AUXILIARY TEACHING ROOMS WHICH PROVIDE TEACHING STATIONS FOR SPECIALIZED FUNCTIONS, (3) LOCKER AND SHOWER ROOMS INCLUDING SUPPORTING FACILITIES AND DETAILS, AND (4) OFFICES FOR SUPERVISORY FUNCTIONS. PLANNING FACTORS FOR OUTDOOR FACILITIES INCLUDE LOCATION, SUPERVISORY CONTROL, SAFETY, UTILITY, SURFACING REQUIREMENTS, AND SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT. REQUIREMENTS FOR INTER-SCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES ARE LISTED IN TERMS OF STORAGE AND USAGE REQUIREMENTS, WHILE IMPORTANT GENERAL FACTORS FOR FIELD HOUSE AND ATHLETIC FIELD DESIGN ARE GIVEN. A CHECKLIST FOR FACILITIES PLANNING IS INCLUDED TO HELP ELIMINATE COMMON ERRORS MADE IN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. (MH)
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Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
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