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Sports Fields

Design, Construction, and Maintenance

Puhalla, Jim / Krans, Jeff / Goatley, Mike

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3. Auflage Mai 2020
624 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-53475-4
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THE UPDATED, AUTHORITATIVE GUIDE TO SPORTS FIELD MANAGEMENT THAT INCLUDES THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN, AND ON, THE FIELD

The updated Third Edition of Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance is a comprehensive reference for professionals who are responsible for the design, construction, renovation, and maintenance of athletic facilities. This book contains illustrative examples of specific design elements of the most popular sports facilities. This Third Edition contains new chapters on safety, public relations, and professionalism for future sports field managers, as well as fresh drawings and photos that highlight innovative field layout, grading, irrigation, and drainage. All-new case studies review best practices and techniques for sports fields ranging from youth and high school fields to fields that are designed for professional athletes. This text is also an ideal resource for anyone studying for Sports Field Manager Certification (offered by STMA).
* Features new case studies that include design and management best practices for all levels and types of sports facilities
* Offers new chapters on safety, public relations, and professionalism for future sports field managers
* Includes new illustrations and photos of innovative field layout, grading, irrigation, and drainage
* Contains the most recent information on sand-based field systems and synthetic turf
* Presents discussions of a range of fields including baseball, softball, football, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, tennis, and track and field

Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance, Third Edition is a blueprint for field managers, designers, and builders for successful sports field projects.

About the Authors

About the STMA

Preface

Part 1 Principles of Sports Turf Culture

Chapter 1 Turfgrasses

Chapter 2 Soils and Soil Science

Chapter 3 Fertility and Fertilizers

Chapter 4 Mowing

Chapter 5 Irrigation

Chapter 6 Drainage

Chapter 7 Aeration and Topdressing

Chapter 8 Thatch

Chapter 9 Turfgrass Stresses and Remedies

Chapter 10 Wise Use of Chemicals

Chapter 11 Organic Field Management

Part 2 Natural Turfgrass Sports Fields

Chapter 12 Baseball and Softball Fields

Chapter 13 Football Fields

Chapter 14 Soccer, Lacrosse, and Field Hockey Fields

Part 3 Other Sports Surfaces

Chapter 15 Tennis Courts

Chapter 16 Track and Field Facilities

Chapter 17 Synthetic Turf

Part 4 Ancillary Information

Chapter 18 Surveying Basics

Chapter 19 Sand-Based Rootzones

Chapter 20 Paints and Covers

Chapter 21 Field Evaluation and Turfgrass Assessment

Chapter 22 Safety

Chapter 23 Environmental Stewardship, Resource Conservation, and Sustainability

Chapter 24 Innovations Designed to Promote Natural Grass Fields

Chapter 25 Public Relations and Professionalism

Appendix

Glossary
JAMES C. PUHALLA is experienced in the sports field industry, specializing in the design, construction, renovation, and maintenance of sports fields and athletic facilities.

JEFFREY V. KRANS, PhD.,??is a former Professor of Agronomy at Mississippi State University, is a turfgrass breeding and physiology specialist.

J. MICHAEL GOATLEY, JR. PhD., is a Professor and Extension Turfgrass Specialist with years of research and teaching experience in sports turf management at Mississippi State University and Virginia Tech.

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