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A Guide to Field Experiences and Careers in Sport and Physical Activity is a simple, hands-on guide for students pursuing a career in sport and physical activity. The book was written as a how to guide in making a successful move from college to the real world. The book is like no other on the market because of the depth of information related specifically to the professional development of students in sport and physical activity. The book has many features including chapter scenarios, frequently asked questions, student learning activities, and career highlights. The chapter scenarios offer you a series of fictitious students who walk you through career exploration exercises while the frequently asked questions provides you with answers you may be seeking. The student learning activities provides hands-on assignments to reinforce each chapter while the career highlights introduce you to professionals working in sport and physical activity.
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Glenna G. Bower is an Assistant Professor in the Physical Education Department at the University of Southern Indiana (USI). She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development with a concentration in Sport Administration from the University of Louisville. Bower s main research area is mentoring to advance women in leadership positions within sport. In addition to writing, A Guide to Careers and Field Experiences in Sport and Physical Activity, Bower co-edited the book Women as Leaders in Sport: Impact and Influence. Her other scholarly work includes contributions to Advancing Women in Leadership, Mentoring and Tutoring, Women Sports and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ), ICHPERD*SD Journal, and the Recreational Sports Journal. She has made numerous presentations to various scholarly associations at the State, Regional, and National levels. Bower is an active member for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) serving as the Vice President of Publication, a member of the Indiana Association for Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (IAHPERD) Sport Management Council, and a member of the Diversity and Social Justice Committee for the Midwest District. Bower has worked the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.
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Book Description Linus Publication, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1607970422