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Author Tarlow, Peter E., author

Title Sports travel security / Peter E. Tarlow
Published Kidlington, Oxford, United Kingdom : Butterworth-Heinemann is an imprint of Elsevier, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Front Cover; Sports Travel Security; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Understanding the Issues; Different Types of Athletes and Sporting Events; The Sporting Event; The Athletic Event as a Spectacle; Sports and Violence; Issues of Safety, Security, and Surety; Sports Risk Management; Risk Management Versus Crisis Management; Critical Risk Management Steps; Analyzing Risk; Organizations Dealing With Sports Safety; Dedication; 2 A Review of Literature; Stereotypes; Athletes as Targets of Attack; Financial Fraud or Other Financial Losses; Issues of Health
At Place of LodgingThe Not-for-Pleasure Traveler; Sports Travel and Travel Stress; Student Athletes and Travel Stress; Professional Athletes and Travel Stress; Food and Nutrition Issues; Weight Changes; Travel Clothing; Travel Arrangers; The Sports Travel Agent and Travel Arranger; Places of Lodging for Athletes and Athletic Teams; Sports Transportation; Nonairplane Transportation; Private or Rented Cars or Mini Vans; Nonmotor-Vehicle Travel; Sports Lodging; The Athletic Niche Market; 5 Travel and Terrorism; A Bit of History; Terrorism: What Is It and Some of Its Basic Principles
Eating Disorders and AthletesImmigration Issues in Regard to Athletes' Safety and Security; Issues of Weather and Athletes' Safety and Security; Issues of Heat and Cold on Athletes; Heat Exposure; Cold Weather Issues; Air Pollution and Athletic Travel Health; Deep Venous Thrombosis; Jet Lag; Issues of Physical Security; Issues of Stadium Security and Terrorism; New Security Challenges; Stadium Personnel and Equipment for Athletes' Safety and Security; Legal Issues; 3 Sports as a Tourism Attraction; Sports Tourism; Making the Sports Tourism Experience Enchanting for Both Athletes and Guests
Some Reasons for the Interaction between Terrorism and Tourism and Its Impact on Sports TravelTypes of Terrorism: A Typology; Historic Incidents of Terrorism at Major Sporting Events; Types of Security Techniques; Some General Principles; Risk Management Principles; 6 Athletes at Home and on the Road; The University Student-Athlete; The Professional Athlete; Travel Aids for Athletes; Beta-Alanine: Acts as a Buffer in the Muscle; Branched-Chain Amino Acids: Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine; Caffeine: Mild Central Nervous System Stimulant
Sports, Tourism, and Social BehaviorThe Tragic Case of Rio de Janeiro4; Social and Moral Challenges; Prostitution and the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games; Blurring Athletic-Sexual Lines Around the World; The Barcelona 1992 Olympics; The Sydney 2000 Olympics; London 2012 Olympics; Sports and Economics; Sports as an Economic Producer; Participatory Sports Tourism; Spectator Sports; Amateur League Sports; Economic Impacts; Issues of Quality of Life and Neighborhood Integrity; Land Sports Versus Water-Related Sports; 4 How Athletes Travel; At the Terminal or Station; While Traveling; Upon Arrival
Summary This book examines the security needs for sports teams and events of all sizes. It provides a fundamental model for sports team security that can be applied almost universally, from youth sports to the Super Bowl and World Cup. It develops, compares, and contrasts current methodologies in sports security, for both amateur and professional athletes, examining which paradigms work best and under which circumstances
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ScienceDirect, viewed February 2, 2017)
Subject Arenas -- Safety measures.
Sports teams -- Safety measures.
Travel -- Safety measures.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0128051000 (electronic bk.)
9780128051009 (electronic bk.)