This cutting edge textbook not only covers the areas of administration in teaching and coaching, but also sports medicine, exercise science, adult fitness, sports management, and general administration. Its case-based methodology promotes high order thinking skills that are relative to administration issues and have been praised by adopters and reviewers as a key strength of the text.
Jerald D. Hawkins earned his Ed.D. from the University of Georgia. He is a professor emeritus of physical education and exercise studies at Lander University. Recipient of the 1990 South Carolina Association for Health, Physical, Education, Recreation, and Dance College/University Physical Educator of the Year Award, the 1998 Lander University Distinguished Professor award, the 1999 South Carolina Governor's Professor of the Year award, and the 2005 SCAHPERD Scholar award, he is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Hawkins is a sought-after speaker and consultant and the author of numerous professional articles, book chapters, and other books.