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Leadership in Leisure Services, 4th ed.

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Includes fully updated chapters with contemporary practices for leadership in the broad field of recreation and parks. More...

Financial Resource Management, 2nd ed.

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Financial Resource Management is written with the needs of the sport, tourism, and leisure service manager in mind. More...

Basic Athletic Training, 6th Ed.

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A comprehensive introduction to current philosophies, procedures, and practices related to the care and prevention of athletic injuries. More...

Interactive Health and Fitness

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Interactive Health and Fitness is an innovative system of learning that blends a conversational, easy-to-read textbook... More...

Study Guide for the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Certification Examination 4th Edition

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The authors have restructured the Study Guide so that this edition aligns more closely with the most recent NCTRC exam... More...

Outdoor Recreation, 4th ed.

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Revised, updated, and expanded to be a leading resource in outdoor recreation not only in the United States but also in Canada. More...

An Introduction to Park Management, 4th Ed.

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Intended for university students who may have an interest in becoming employed in the parks profession. More...

Facility Management for Physical Activity and Sports

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Provides managers with a fundamental understanding of the concepts and issues facing today’s professional. More...

Pricing Recreation and Park Services

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Provides a scientific foundation to guide pricing decisions confronting managers and elected officials in public parks and recreation agencies. More...

Community Development: Applications for Leisure, Sport, and Tourism

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This volume initiates a discussion about the ways leisure, sport, and tourism might conceptualize the relationship with... More...



Pastimes, 6th ed.: The Context of Contemporary Leisure [etext]

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eText: $59.00

As a learning tool, this sixth edition teaches more. It contains updated and new illustrations of concepts through field-based cases, biographical features, exploratory activities, and research studies.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Recreation Profession: Organizational Perspectives eText

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eText: $48.00

In this important book, the authors explore, document, and delve into the construct of diversity within the context of managing and providing recreation and leisure-related services.

Management Functions in Recreational Therapy [etext]

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eText: $48.00

This book provides students and practitioners with perspectives on the management of recreational therapy heretofore unavailable to them.

Recreation Programming, 7th ed. [etext]

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eText: $59.00

The leading text for teaching programming in over 100 higher education institutions in the United States and abroad.

Application of Behavior Analysis in Leisure Contexts [etext]

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eText: $45.00

Designed to introduce leisure and other service providers to behavior analysis and to assist them in developing and strengthening their skills in applying associated techniques.

Outdoor Recreation Planning [etext]

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eText: $60.00

Provides guidance for defining where outdoor recreation resource management should and could be going forward.

Interactive Health and Fitness [etext]

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eText: $59.00

Interactive Health and Fitness is an innovative system of learning that blends a conversational, easy-to-read textbook with cutting-edge technology.

A Career With Meaning, 2nd ed. [etext]

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eText: $54.00

A tailor made journey that enables individuals to match their core beliefs and values with numerous professional opportunities within the leisure industry.

Case Studies in Therapeutic Recreation [etext]

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eText: $35.00

A relatable, easy-to-read text that explains theory and provides opportunities to practice skills needed to become a successful recreational therapist.

Introduction to Community Tourism [etext]

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eText: $52.00

Intended to assist individuals and communities to consider the nature of tourism in a community context and its relationship to quality of life for the resident population in that community.

Perspectives on Recreational Therapy [etext]

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eText: $53.00

At no other time in the history of the profession have recreational therapists been presented with such tremendous opportunities to improve care and advance their profession.

Introduction to Recreation Services for People With Disabilities, 4th Ed. [etext]

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eText: $54.00

Reflects a broad-based explanation of the role of practitioners in the interrelated fields of therapeutic recreation, inclusive recreation, and special recreation.




Sagamore publishes eight journals in the disciplines of health, recreation, facility management, parks administration, leisure, education and more.

  • An official publication of the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), disseminates the most current thinking and practice on learning disabilities.
  • The only peer-reviewed journal published in the United States with a specific focus on the areas of outdoor recreation, education, and leadership.
  • JNEL publishes quality manuscripts to disseminate the latest knowledge related to nonprofit education and leadership to develop theory and practice.
  • For over three decades, JPRA has provided information to enhance the effectiveness and professionalism of park and recreation administrators.

  • The official publication of the Applied Sport Management Association, JASM is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal providing the latest research in all aspects of applied sport management.
  • Quarterly publication designed to be a single responsible source of valuable information for those interested in sport, physical education, and recreation involving individuals with disabilities.
  • Provides a national forum for research and discussion on the needs of persons with disabilities, problems confronting the profession, new vistas of service, and receiving therapeutic recreation services.
  • One of the longest standing journals providing research-based articles relating to physical education, health, recreation, and related areas.





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Sagamore Author Norma J. Stumbo

Norma J. Stumbo

Norma has written and edited several books, and published many refereed journal articles.

Her professional work experience includes physical medicine and rehabilitation, long-term care, at-risk youth, independent living, and a women's prison.

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