Sport Law: A Managerial Approach is an up-to-date, easy-to-ready text that is uniquely organized around management functions. Its clear and informative approach will help you understand how legal concepts relate to specific managerial functions and will help prepare you to assume a broad range of responsibilities in sport, education, or recreation. Whether you become a coach or teacher; are a program administrator in a professional program; manage a fitness/health club; or work in a high school, college, Olympic, or professional sport organization, legal concerns will inevitably be woven into your managerial concerns. This book shows how using the law can give you a competitive advantage, helping you achieve a more efficient and successful operation. The text provides relevant examples and explanations and includes such topics as employment discrimination, sporting facility and event management, participant violence, sport governance, and intellectual property rights.