Managing Sport Facilities continues to engage students with a clear writing style, extensive real-world examples and information on managing a wide range of facilities, from professional sport stadiums to smaller and more familiar health clubs, colleges and recreational environments.
Exciting and ambitious plans to change the face of Burnley Football Club’s ground Turf Moor and the surrounding area with millions of pounds of investment, including the building of the UK’s first football university, have been unveiled by the Premier League club’s bosses.
The management of sporting facilities is a complex responsibility. Professionals in this field are responsible for a varirty of facilities including recreation centres, water parks and pools, playgrounds, parks, fitness centres, sport complexes and resorts – each with its own set of goals and challenges.
Changing rooms with hairdryers and full-length mirrors would help to encourage women and girls to take up sport, a poll published last week suggests. More than half of those surveyed would take part in sport if they could style their hair afterwards. Fifty-six per cent of girls aged 10 to 15 said that hairdryers were essential and 91 per cent cited private cubicles as a must-have.