Torkildsen's Sport and Leisure Management

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9780415309950: Torkildsen's Sport and Leisure Management
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For this new edition the book has been completely revised, bringing the subject up to date in line with recent developments. Key changes address issues surrounding government policy and public sector leisure provision, the National Lottery, global conditions such as the world economic climate and the European Union, and communication and travel advances.  New content also covers:

  • play, recreation, leisure and the needs of people
  • leisure trends, planning and government
  • the legacy of CCT and the introduction of Best Value
  • management, training and operational aspect of Leisure & Recreation management

Leisure and Recreation Management deals with the theory of leisure studies as well as the day-to-day practicalities of managing sport, leisure and recreation facilities, ensuring this book's continued success as a student textbook and a guide for the practitioner.

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George Torkildsen was the first community sports center manager in Britain. He is now a Leisure and Recreation Management Consultant, writer and guest principal lecturer at colleges and universities.

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George Torkildsen
Published by Routledge (2005)
ISBN 10: 0415309956 ISBN 13: 9780415309950
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