Providing sport facilties is a major factor in preventing things like depression and delinquency. It is still the only textbook that covers all the key topics taught within contemporary sport and leisure management courses. Dr George Torkildsen George Torkildsen was the founding father of recreation management and a pioneering ambassador for leisure. Programming leisure and recreation services and facilities. There his talent was spotted for the developing Harlow scheme. This was a new development when this book was published. Born into an army family, his early pre-war years were spent in India.
In areas of low population density the rates are obviously less per head but there is also less demand for leisure facilities so a lot of thinks like ice rinks can't be provided. Consistently over the years, George was a true educator and willingly shared his experience and expertise — through his books, his lectures and through example in many development projects in many different countries. Leisure and the needs of people. · Leisure and Cultural Heritage - the social and historic factors shaping current leisure · Themes in Leisure, Recreation and Play - understanding leisure as a social · Leisure Planning and Provision - in the Public, voluntary and commercial sectors · Leisure Products - exploring the key areas of tourism, the countryside, the arts, and sport · Leisure Management - principles and practice for leadership, staffing, training, programming, event management, leisure marketing and more Exploring every key concept and innovation, and with more student-friendly textbook features than ever before, Leisure and Recreation Management is essential reading for student and professional interested in the theory and practice of managing leisure and recreation services and facilities. Available via World Wide Web. Many people who moonlight which of course is illegal do it out of boredom not so much for the extra money. Marketing of leisure and recreation.
Part Two Leisure trends, planning and government. Is there a need to manage people's leisure and recreation? 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. For this new edition the book has been completely rewritten, 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. Issues such as social inclusion, cultural strategy, exercise for health have risen to the top of the policy agenda.
For this new edition the book has been completely rewritten, bringing the subject up to date for the 1990s. Fair play in our time? George was a prolific writer of articles and for many thousands of students he will be best remembered as the author of the classic textbook, Leisure and Recreation Management. He came top in selection Board exams and was posted to the war office. For this new edition the book has been completely revised, bringing the subject up to date in line with recent developments. Part One Leisure and the needs of people.
Leisure trends, planning and government. Leisure provision in the voluntary sector. Read leisure and recreation management by george torkildsen with rakuten kobo this revised and updated edition reflects the changes that have taken place within the field of leisure and recreation m. Needs, demands and leisure and recreation services. A potential army career soon switched to physical education. His first appointment was at Brays Grove Comprehensive School Harlow and he taught swimming at a school pool in the evenings. Statutory plans and leisure plans.
Also because the leagues are interrelated you can progress through the leagues towards the premiership. No other country has so many and it is quite easy to start your own soccer club and find a league to play in. The most popular indoor sports are snooker and darts which people tend to play in pubs. Key changes to the text address issues surrounding the election of a Labour Government, the National Lottery, global conditions such as the world economic climate and the Single European Market, and communication and travel advances such the Channel Tunnel. Individual, personal and family influences on leisure participation. This revised and updated edition reflects the changes that have taken place within the field of leisure and recreation management in recent years. The government and children's play.
Social and situational circumstances and leisure participation. A philosophy of life and leisure. From 1961-64, George worked tirelessly to develop sport and recreation within the Harlow community. Making use of information on trends in a growth industry. Introduction, structure and significance of the book. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Many of the buildings they provide like leisure centres are paid for by a venture business and leased back to the council. Play, Children and the community. More people go to the pub on a regular basis than participate in sport regularly. Children, adventure and the great outdoors. The public sector and play provision. Structure and changes to the book.
Play and its implications for leisure services. Book; Illustrated English These 4 locations in New South Wales: Open to the public 990010969140402357; 790. He met Ron Pickering through Picketts Lock Centre and the two formed a consultancy — the Pickering Torkildsen Partnership. Leisure: a variety of approaches, descriptions and definitions. Admiration — particularly for his voluntary contribution to so many causes. Similarities between play, recreation and leisure. People's needs and factors that influence participation.