This title helps you identify programming and activities that will maximize people's experience at the beach! Safer Beaches: Planning, Design, and Operation offers a systematic, practical approach to planning, designing, renovating and operating all types of beaches. This authoritative reference covers the broad topics that beach managers, lifeguards, administrators and beach enthusiasts need to know, such as safety for non-swimming beaches and swimming beaches, water quality and beach maintenance, and funding. And it delves into the finer details that will help you balance safety and beachgoer's enjoyment. Safer Beaches provides something rarely found in other aquatic books: practices in beach management and protection. It uses a needs analysis approach to help you identify programming and activities that will maximize people's experience at the beach. It is also featured on Human Kinetics' Health & Fitness Blog.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Tom Griffiths , Thomas Griffiths
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Imprint: Human Kinetics Publishers
Dimensions: Width: 21.60cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 27.90cm
ISBN 10: 0736086463
Publication Date: 14 August 2011
Recommended Age: From 18 To 99
Audience: Professional and scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
Availability: In Print
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Tom Griffiths has over 40 years of experience in aquatic safety and is now a leader in the field. He is the president and founder of the Aquatic Safety Research Group and served as the director of aquatics and safety officer for athletics at Penn State University for nearly 25 years. In 2000, Griffiths developed the Five Minute Scanning Strategy video that assists lifeguards in being more vigilant. The strategy is now required by all Pool Management Group, Star Guard, and Ellis & Associates Lifeguards. Griffiths has been published in over 300 scientific, professional and popular journals.
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