Athletic Facilities

Title Abstract Publication Date
An Eye on Prevention. Discusses the types of washroom fixtures and locker room equipment that educational facilities can utilize to help minimize and discourage student mischief. Topics include controlling germs by... 04/30/2000
An Investigation of Costs of Inexpensive Enclosures for Recreational Areas. Presents cost information of inexpensive types of clear-span structures used for recreational and athletic activities. Detailed cost calculations for four variations of air-supported structures;... 09/30/1969
Analyze These. Advises on calculating the total cost of an athletic floor by factoring installation, maintenance, life expectancy, refurbishment/replacement. A lifecycle cost comparison worksheet and analysis table... 10/31/2004
Architectural Acoustics: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition. Provides design professionals with information on basic concepts, acoustical materials, and technologies for controlling wanted or unwanted sound within and around buildings. The book covers... 12/31/2008
Architectural Showcase 2010. Describes winners of 23rd annual Architectural Showcase for athletic facilities. Text and photographs illustrate innovations and best practices. 05/31/2010
Architectural Showcase, 1999 Profiles 81 facilities constructed or renovated within the past 3 years that will be competitively judged in Athletic Business' 12th Facility of Merit award. Facilities are presented in the... 05/31/1999
Architectural Showcase. This 19th annual compilation of notable new or renovated athletic facilities includes 35 public, private, and higher education installations. 05/31/2006
Architectural Showcase. This 20th annual compilation of notable new or renovated athletic facilities includes 38 public, private, and higher education installations. Photographs and statistics are included with each project... 04/30/2007
Architectural Showcase. This 21st annual compilation of notable new or renovated athletic facilities includes 43 secondary school and higher education installations. Photographs and statistics are included with each project... 05/31/2008
Are You Sitting Down? Discusses the ease with which recreational facilities can accommodate wheelchair softball and other adapted sports, including activities for aquatic facilities. The legal requirement for sporting... 03/31/2001
Arena Security Is No Game Taken Lightly. Advises on security at athletic venues, discussing perimeter and access control, credentialing, physical protection systems, risk and emergency management, recovery, security personnel, training, and... 04/30/2009
Associations between the School Environment and Adolescent Girls' Physical Activity This paper explores school sports facility provision, physical education allocation and opportunities for physical activity and their association with the number of days adolescent girls participate... 12/31/2011
Athletic Business The Athletic Business Web site includes a product database on Building and Facility Components which lists manufacturers of such components as acoustical panels, building systems, gymnasium dividers...
Athletic Facilities: Improving the Performance of Existing Facilities. Describes ways of maximizing the flexibility and versatility of existing athletic spaces to accommodate expanded programs and simultaneous use by teams of both genders. 12/31/2003
Athletic Facilities: Planning, Designing, and Operating Today's Physical-Education Centers. Examines what should be featured in an athletic facility, how to plan for the many different sports and activities that will be housed, and how to get the community involved. Areas addressed include... 05/31/1998
Athletic Facility Planning for Schools. Considers basic principles of planning new or renovated school athletic facilities. The duality of their use for athletic and educational purposes, as well as the multiple constituencies that will... 12/31/2006
Athletic Field House, St. Luke's School. Describes this 30,000 square foot facility, built on a steep grade, and featuring diffused natural light that illuminates playing courts without glare. Building statistics, a listing of the design... 04/30/2005
Athletics from the Ground Up: Selecting a Surface To Play On. Discusses flooring options for high school gymnasiums and the issues to consider when selecting flooring in light of the new sports activities now available. Explanations of how schools decided on... 11/30/1998
Audio and Illumination: Space-Specific, Sport-Specific. Advises on proper design of sound and lighting systems in sports facilities. Even illumination of the field and distribution of sound is emphasized. Examples of poorly and well-designed systems are... 10/31/2009
Audio Vision. Advises on audio systems for athletic facilities, including proper matching of equipment components to each other and to the facility's use, environment, and acoustical properties. Ease of... 07/31/2006
Aural Report. Discusses computer modeling of acoustics in athletic facilities to assess and vary sound properties in a three-dimensional model during the design phase. 03/31/2009
Automatic Transition. Describes how new automation technologies are providing more amenities to users, and energy and cost savings to facilities managers, in the areas of lighting, mechanical systems, and water. 03/31/2003
Back to School: A Look at Trends in Recreation and Sports in Schools and School Districts. Reviews trends in public school recreation facility use, including funding, community use, staffing, expansion plans, amenities, programming, and supervision. 05/31/2007
Bad Combination. Discusses how vulnerable lockers are to vandalism and thieves, offering examples from various athletic facilities of both forcible and light-fingered theft. 08/31/2002
Baseball and Softball Fields: Design, Construction, Renovation, and Maintenance. Offers guidelines, specifications, and tips for the creation, reconstruction, maintenance, and management of baseball and softball facilities. Stadium and field design, fences, dugouts, bullpens,... 12/31/2002

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