Leadership in Recreation, 4th ed. - Print
Dimensions: 10 × 7 × 1 in
Binding Type: Paperback
Leadership in Recreation is primarily a text for undergraduate students preparing for careers in the management of recreation settings.
It covers the concepts and skills required to conduct recreational activities and to supervise volunteer and paid staff who serve in recreation agencies and organizations.
It can be used for a course on recreation leadership, recreation supervision, or recreation activity methods, and because of its comprehensiveness, the book is also useful as a resource for practicing recreation professionals.
Examples are drawn widely from outdoor recreation, therapeutic recreation, sport and fitness, adventure settings, municipal services, and hospitality and tourism.
Part One: A Foundation
Chapter 1: The Necessity of Recreation Leadership
Chapter 2: The Framework of Recreation Leadership
Part Two: General Leader Proficiencies
Chapter 3: Definitions and Principles of Leadership
Chapter 4: Ethical Leadership
Chapter 5: Decision Making and Problem Solving
Chapter 6: Group Management
Chapter 7: Communication
Chapter 8: Leading Change and Innovation
Chapter 9: Collaboration
Chapter 10: Leading with Technology
Chapter 11: Managing the Leader
Part Three: Specific Recreation Leader Proficiencies
Chapter 12: Teaching Recreation Skills
Chapter 13: Motivating for Activity Participation
Chapter 14: Facilitating Recreation Behavior
Chapter 15: Managing Problematic Participant Behavior
Chapter 16: Leading Safely
Chapter 17: Leading According to Age Groups
Chapter 18: Inclusive Leadership
Appendices: Recreation Leader’s Activity Handbook
Leading Group Fitness
Leading Through Nature
Leading Risk Activities
Planning and Conducting Parties