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Learning About Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment

Author(s): Nora Ambrosio

New Ninth Edition Now Available!Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.Learning about Dance invites readers to experience the artistry and excitement of the dance world. The publication prese...

Event Management Blueprint: Creating and Managing Successful Sports Events

Author(s): Heather Lawrence Benedict, Michelle Wells

Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, Event Management Blueprint: Creating & Managing Successful Sports Events bridges the gap between classroom instruction and on-the-job required tasks by providing current and future event managers with an event management template that can be used in the sport...

Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices

Author(s): Clinton Allred, Karen Geismar, Nancy Turner

Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices is a research-driven text that has been developed and tested in response to and in partnership with more than 100 instructors across the country. It is also the product of feedback provided in survey data by hundreds of students. An extensive Instructor’s Manual ...

Restaurant Management: A Best Practices Approach

Author(s): Frederick DeMicco, Cihan Cobanoglu, Joseph Dunbar, Robert Grimes, Chen Chen, James R Keiser

The Recipe for Success in Restaurant Management…Restaurant Management: A Best Practices Approach introduces the reader to the vast menu of opportunities available in the restaurant industry - from creating business plans to guest service, quality management, labor costs and beyond.Written by a diver...

Fundamentals of Sports Ethics

Author(s): Gregg Twietmeyer

Many students come into sports ethics courses with no previous exposure to academic philosophy. As a result, students no longer have basic philosophic literacy. The NEW Third Edition of Fundamentals of Sports Ethics sets a serious philosophic foundation upon which readers can engage sport ethics....

The Menu & The Cycle of Cost Control

Author(s): Susan D Marshall, Paul J Mcvety, Bradley J Ware

Success in today's food and beverage organizations requires a solid knowledge of industry trends, the ability to prepare cost-effective menus that appeal to guests' needs and wants, and the skills to develop and implement a concrete strategic fiscal plan to control costs and to manage sales. The Men...

Marketing for Sport Business Success

Author(s): Brian Turner, Kimberly Miloch

The field of sport marketing is growing…. As the field thrives and becomes more specialized, it is necessary to call upon a number of experts in various areas to create a comprehensive publication necessary to meet the job-related needs of a growing, challenging, and competitive industry. Comb...

Facility and Event Management: Applications in Sport

Author(s): Jeffrey Petersen, Lawrence Judge, John J Miller

Sports stadiums are becoming bigger, louder, and more exciting. With so many people in one area, it takes quite a bit of planning and work to pull off an event successfully. This is where facility and event management comes in. Perfect for both undergraduate and graduate level courses, Facility a...

Selling in the Sport Industry

Author(s): David Pierce, Nels Popp, CHAD MCEVOY

With an industry at $498 billion according to Plunkett Research, Ltd, sports is one of the largest industries in the United States. Being able to sell items in this industry is key to excelling in the field itself. Selling in the Sport Industry is a groundbreaking publication and is the only book...

Introduction to Sport Management: Theory and Practice

Author(s): Mark Nagel, Richard Southall

Introduction to Sport Management: Theory and Practice bridges the theoretical-practical divide by providing students with practical perspectives on today’s sport management issues, based upon sound theoretical frameworks. Introduction to Sport Management introduces readers to the complex nature of t...