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Robin Ammon

Robin Ammon
Associate Professor
Kinesiology & Sport Science, School of Education
UP Patterson Hall 132C
Phone: 605-677-5933
Bio:
I was born and raised in Colorado and have spent the past 30 years as a coach, consultant and academic.
Teaching Interests:
Sport Law, Sport Facility & Event Management, Sport Budgeting & Finance
Research Interests:
Legal liability in sport, risk management in sport and athletics, and premises liability
Education:
  • EDD, Sport Administration, University of Northern Colorado, 1993
  • MS, Exercise Science, Louisiana State University, 1984
  • BS, Physical Education, University of Colorado, 1980
Publications:
  • Castle, J., Ammon, R., Barnes, J., (2015), An assessment of NCAA Division I directors of football operations perceptions of changes in recruiting and retention strategies due to APR legislation., Journal of Contemporary Athletics, vol. 9, iss. 1.
  • Ammon, R., Mahoney, K., Al Arkoubi, K., Fried, G., Finn, D., Roar of the crowd. , Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport, vol. 25, iss. 1.
  • Castle, J., Ammon, R., Meyers, L., (2014), The 9 Credit Rule: A look at its impact on academic advising for intercollegiate football athletes. , Journal of Physical Education and Sport Management , vol. 5, iss. 5, pp. 59-65.
  • Miller, J., Ammon, R., (2014), Concussion issues in interscholastic football: A state study, Journal of Contemporary Athletics, vol. 8, iss. 3, pp. 141-152.
  • Quatman-Yates, C., Hugentobler, J., Ammon, R., Mwase, N., Kurowski, B., Myer, G., (2014), The utility of the Balance Error Scoring System as a post-concussion assessment tool for children and adolescents, The Physician & Sportsmedicine , vol. 24, iss. 3, pp. 32-38.
  • Finn, D., Ammon, R., Mahoney, K., Fried, G., Al Arkoubi, K., Killer Jobs: The dark side of being a physical education instructor. , Strategies, vol. 28, iss. 3.
  • Ammon, R., Unruh, N., (2012), Crowd Management, Kendall Hunt, iss. 6th, pp. 338-350.
  • Ammon, R., (2012), Risk Management, Kendall Hunt, iss. 6th, pp. 282-300.
  • Ammon, R., (2011), Sport Facilities Management, Human Kinetics.
  • Fried, G., Ammon, R., (2009), Alcohol management: Boon or boondoggle? , Journal of Crowd Safety and Security Management , vol. 1, iss. 2, pp. 62-80.
Presentations:
  • Ammon, R., Fried, G. (2014, November). Appropriate Signage in the Sport Industry. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC.
  • Fried, G., Mahoney, K., Ammon, R. (2014, November). It's So Loud in Hear. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC.
  • Ammon, R., Miller, J. (2014, September). Collisions and Concussions: A Serendipitous Symmetry among Sports. Presented at the 22nd European Association for Sport Management Conference, Coventry, UK.
  • Ammon, R., Seidler, T. (2014, May). Tough Mudder or Sheer Madness: An Analysis of Extreme Legislation in the United States. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Ammon, R., Seidler, T., Fried, G. (2014, February). How Much of a Buffer Do You Need?. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Sekendiz, B., Ammon, R. (2013, September). An Analysis of the Use of Waivers, Sources of Injuries and Liability Claims in Health and Fitness Facilities . Presented at the 21st European Association for Sport Management Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Ammon, R., Miller, J. (2013, June). An Investigation of Interscholastic Athletic Trainer Documentation Practices of Concussions in a Two State Region. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management, Austin, TX.
  • Pittman, A., Ammon, R. (2013, March). Making Your Mark: Is it More Than a Design in the Snow?. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Fried, G., Ammon, R., Saldanha, F. (2013, March). Managing Crowds at Sporting Events & Concerts: A Global Perspective. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Ammon, R. (2012, November). Hey Jude: Foreseeability at Stadium Concert Venues. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC.
  • Miller, J., Ammon, R. (2012, November). Interscholastic Athletic Trainer Documentation Practices of Concussions in Texas: Is there a Trickle up Effect?. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC.
  • Osborne, B., Ammon, R. (2012, May). Heading Off Traumatic Brain Injury: An Analysis of Concussion Legislation in the United States. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management, Seattle, WA.
  • Pittman, A., Ammon, R. (2012, March). Do We Have a Case? . Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference, Greensboro, NC.