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NIRSA wrote the book on campus recreation

Cover of Campus Recreation Essentials
Member experts distill their collective knowledge into one comprehensive publication covering history, programming, management, and more, available in January.

In NIRSA's new book, Campus Recreation: Essentials for the Professional, 29 contributing authors share their expertise on all facets of campus recreation. With its expansive coverage, practical approach, and a CD-ROM containing worksheets, forms, and checklists, this publication will make an ideal textbook for any recreational sports curriculum and help entry-level and preprofessionals prepare for a successful career in campus recreation.

This long-awaited resource will be available in January 2008, but you can order it today from the NIRSA Education & Publication Center.
Regular price: $59
Institutional Member price: $50.15

Table of Contents

Part I - Foundations
Chapter 1 - Crossroads of Theory
Chapter 2 - History of Campus Recreation
Chapter 3 - Title IX Legacy and Beyond

Part II - Programming and Facilities
Chapter 4 - Instructional Programs
Chapter 5 - Fitness and Wellness
Chapter 6 - Intramural and Extramural Sports
Chapter 7 - Aquatics
Chapter 8 - Outdoor Recreation
Chapter 9 - Sport Clubs
Chapter 10 - Indoor/Outdoor Facilities

Part III - Operations/Management
Chapter 11 - Writing a Business Plan
Chapter 12 - Marketing/Technology
Chapter 13 - Risk Management
Chapter 14 - The Art of Assessment

Part IV - Professional Aspects of Campus Recreation
Chapter 15 - Ethics
Chapter 16 - Sustainability
Chapter 17 - Careers in Campus Recreation/Professional Standards

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