ERIC Number: ED356230
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Facility Planning for Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics.
Flynn, Richard B., Ed.
This publication reflects the composite knowledge of many professionals on the topic of the planning and construction of facilities for athletics, physical education, and recreation. The text is organized into nine chapters: (1) "Facility Planning Process: Factors To Consider" (H. R. White and J. D. Karabetsos); (2) "Indoor Facilities" (E. Turner); (3) "Outdoor Facilities" (B. A. Macomber); (4) "Swimming Pools and Natatoria" (D. J. Hunsaker); (5) "Large Indoor Sports and Recreation Facilities" (T. Seidler); (6) "Ancillary Areas" (H. LaVoie); (7) "Recreation Parks and Camping" (E. Buchanan); (8) "Risk Management: Purpose and Value of Risk Management" (M. Rabinoff); and (9) "Trends in Facility Design" (D. Miller). Eleven appendices provide information on the following topics: general resources for planning facilities; associations pertinent to planning recreation, athletic, and physical education facilities; associations pertinent to planning for accessibility; Athletic Business Magazine's top athletic and recreational facilities; health, fitness, sports and recreation site inspection facility safety checklist and risk analysis; selected sample litigations in athletics, physical education, recreation, and fitness between 1977-1991; complaint filing--Jacobson v. Holiday Health Club; acknowledgement, assumption, consent, waiver, release form; safety certification for gymnastics; supplemental architectural materials (photos and floor plans of athletic and recreational facilities); and metric conversion formulas. (LL)
Descriptors: Architectural Character, Architectural Programing, Building Design, Building Plans, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Facility Guidelines, Higher Education, Park Design, Physical Education Facilities, Recreational Facilities, Resource Materials, Swimming Pools
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Research, Administration, Professional Councils & Societies, Reston, VA.