SMT 4001

Description

This course provides a basic understanding of the planning and design process, as well as the features of many different areas and types of recreation and sport facilities. Topics include facilities design and development, common facility components, and playing fields and courts. Specific course topics include: history of the CFE and facility design standards; site selection and development phases; facilities planning for safety and risk management; and development of ancillary areas.

Objectives

  1. Identify and interpret the standards for Sports and Health/Fitness facilities.
  2. Discuss the standards and guidelines of risk management and emergency policies for Sports and Health/Fitness facilities.
  3. Perceive the standards and guidelines of orientation, education, and supervision of members and users of Sports and Health/Fitness facilities.
  4. Analyze the standards and guidelines of professional staff and independent contractors of Sports and Health/Fitness facilities.
  5. Identify the design and construction regulations of Sports and Health/Fitness facilities.
  6. Define the standards and guidelines of Sports and Health/Fitness facility equipment.
  7. Inspect the goals of Health and Fitness facility operating practices.
  8. Examine how to create facilities that are accessible to all people, including individuals with disabilities.
  9. Classify the different indoor and outdoor surfaces in common facility components.
  10. Discuss athletic training facilities in specialty areas and assess equipment and supplies associated with these.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

None

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu