Developed through the expertise of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this book aims to establish comprehensive standards and guidelines for the quality operation of health / fitness facilities. It is a reference for facility managers in settings as diverse as workplaces, clubs, hospitals, YMCAs, YWCAs, JCCs, government, schools, hotels, and spas. The standards presented in the book are ACSM's recommendations for operational and design features that are essential to any quality health / fitness facility. The guidelines are ACSM's recommended policies and procedures for achieving optimal design and operation. Every chapter features an introduction explaining the importance of the standards and guidelines that follow. And for easy reference, every chapter is organized into these sections: facility staffing, programming, safety, design, and equipment. Health / fitness facility owners and managers and architects who follow these standards and guidelines will be able to develop facilities that provide the highest quality physical programmes and services.
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 1043 g
Dimensions: 292 x 229 mm
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