Robin Ammon

Robin Ammon

Division Chair, Kinesiology and Sport Management

KINESIOLOGY AND SPORT MANAGEMENT (KSM)

SCSC A311K

Phone: (605) 658-5553

Email: Robin.Ammon@usd.edu

Bio:

I was born and raised in Colorado and have spent the past 32 years as a coach, consultant and academic.


Teaching Interests:

Sport Law, Sport Facility & Event Management, Seminar


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:

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  • Ammon, Robin. Just Get Out of the Way- A Lesson in Crwod Control. Edited by Holt Hackney. Vol. 16, Iss. 5. Austin, TX: Sport Litigation Alert, 2019.
  • Ammon, Robin, and Unruh, Nita. Crowd Management. In Law for Recreation and Sport Managers, edited by Doyice Cotten & John Wolohan, 327-339. Iss. 7th. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., 2017.
  • Ammon, Robin. Risk Management Process. In Law for Recreation and Sport Managers, edited by Doyice Cotten & John Wolohan, 374-385. Iss. 7th. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., 2017.
  • Ammon, Robin, Southall, Richard, and Nagel, Mark. Sport Facility Management: Organizing Events and Mitigating Risks, 254. Iss. 3rd. Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology Inc, 2016.
  • Sekandiz, Betul, Ammon, Robin, and Connaughton, Daniel. An examination of waiver usage and injury-related liability claims in health/fitness facilities in Australia., 144-161. Vol. 26, Iss. 2. Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport, 2016. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jlas.2014-0025)
  • Ammon, Robin, Yong-gun, L, Byon, Kevin, and Sung-Bae, R. Structural relationship among advertising value, attitude towards, brand and purchase intention in the context of golf product advertising., 785-800. Vol. 44, Iss. 6. Social Behavior and Personality, 2016.
  • Southall, Richard, Nagel, Mark, Southall, Deb, Ammon, Robin, and Reese, James. A "practical" theoretical model for teaching sport-event management.. Journal of Kinesiology and Wellness, 2015.
  • Finn, Dale, Ammon, Robin, Mahoney, Kim, Fried, Gil, and Al Arkoubi, K. Killer Jobs: The dark side of being a physical education teacher.. Edited by Thomas F Lawson, 34-39. Vol. 28, Iss. 3. Philadelphia: Strategies, 2015.
  • Ammon, Robin, Mahoney, Kim, Al Arkoubi, K., Fried, Gil, and Finn, Dale. Roar of the crowd.. Edited by J. O. Spengler. Vol. 25, Iss. 1. Champaign, IL: Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport, 2015.
  • Castle, Josh, Ammon, Robin, and Barnes, John. An assessment of NCAA Division I directors of football operations perceptions of changes in recruiting and retention strategies due to APR legislation.. Edited by Dan Drane. Vol. 9, Iss. 1. Hauppauge, NY: Journal of Contemporary Athletics, 2015.
  • Castle, Josh, Ammon, Robin, and Meyers, Les. The 9 Credit Rule: A look at its impact on academic advising for intercollegiate football athletes.. Edited by Chung Pak-Kwong & Nader Rahnama, 59-65. Vol. 5, Iss. 5. Journal of Physical Education and Sport Management , 2014.
  • Miller, John, and Ammon, Robin. Concussion issues in interscholastic football: A state study. Edited by Dan Drane, 141-152. Vol. 8, Iss. 3. Hauppauge, NY: Journal of Contemporary Athletics, 2014.
  • Quatman-Yates, Catherine, Hugentobler, Jason, Ammon, Robin, Mwase, Najima, Kurowski, Brad, and Myer, Gregory. The utility of the Balance Error Scoring System as a post-concussion assessment tool for children and adolescents. Edited by Robert Guthrie, MD, 32-38. Vol. 24, Iss. 3. West Conshohocken, PA: The Physician & Sportsmedicine , 2014.
  • Ammon, Robin, and Unruh, Nita. Crowd Management. In Law for Recreation and Sport Managers, edited by Doyice Cotten & John Wolohan, 338-350. Iss. 6th. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2012.
  • Ammon, Robin. Risk Management. In Law for Recreation and Sport Managers, edited by Doyice Cotten & John Wolohan, 282-300. Iss. 6th. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2012.
  • Ammon, Robin. Sport Facilities Management. In International Sport Management, edited by M. Li, E. Macintosh, & G. Bravo . Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2011.
  • Fried, Gil, and Ammon, Robin. Alcohol management: Boon or boondoggle?, 62-80. Vol. 1, Iss. 2. High Wycombe: Journal of Crowd Safety and Security Management , 2009.

Presentations:

  • Ammon, Robin, Pickett, Andrew. Obesity discrimination protection in the law: Implication for sport and physical activity facilities as places of employment and public accommodation.. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management Conference, New Orleans, LA. (2019)
  • Ammon, Robin. The Distraction Theory v The Baseball Rule: Regardless of Your Belief Foul Balls Still Hurt. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC. (November 2018)
  • Ammon, Robin, Miller, John, Kott, Ravan. Duck or Bleed: An Introspective Look at the "Baseball Rule" and its Present Relevance to MLB. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management, Halifax, Nova Scotia. (June 2018)
  • Beeler, Matt, Inglis, Stuart, Ammon, Robin, Kramer, William, Comstock, Brett. A Kinematic and Kinetic Analysis of the Partial and Conventional Dead lift in Resistance-Trained Males. Presented at the American College of Sport Medicine, Denver, CO. (June 2017)
  • Ammon, Robin, Osborne, Barbara. An Analysis of Concussion Legislation in the US: Is Anyone Paying Attention?. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management, Denver, CO. (June 2017)
  • Miller, John, Ammon, Robin. State High School Athletic Association Policies: What Are They Doing to Manage the Risk of Concussions?. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association, Las Vegas, NV. (March 2017)
  • Miller, John, Ammon, Robin. State High School Athletic Association Policies: What Are They Doing to Manage the Risk of Concussions?. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association, Las Vegas, NV. (March 2017)
  • Miller, John, Ammon, Robin. Managing the Risks of Sport Event Volunteer Liability: Necessary or Not?. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC. (March 2017)
  • Ammon, Robin, Felts, Colby. Education and Management of Concussions in Iowa High School Football. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management, Orlando, FL. (June 2016)
  • Miller, John, Ammon, Robin. It Won't Ever Happen to us, Will it? Potential Terrorism at Sport Venues. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC. (March 2016)
  • Ammon, Robin, Miller, John, Frederick, Ethan, Seidler, Todd. Extreme Race Waivers: A Thematic Analysis. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association, New Orleans, LA. (February 2016)
  • Pittman, Andy, Fried, Gil, Ammon, Robin. Extreme Sport and Thrill Seeking. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association, New Orleans, LA. (February 2016)
  • Mahony, Dan, Ammon, Robin, Dixon, Marlene, Judd, Michael. Sport Management Programs in the US: Variance in Program Composition and Potential for Future Change. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management, Ottawa, Ontario. (June 2015)
  • Fried, Gil, Pittman, Andy, Ammon, Robin. Using Humor to Teach Sport Law. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association, Charlotte, NC. (March 2015)
  • Ammon, Robin, Seidler, Todd, Miller, John. Waiver Law and Endurance Obstacle Course Races: A Benefit or Boondoggle?. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association, Charlotte, NC. (March 2015)
  • Ammon, Robin, Fried, Gil. Appropriate Signage in the Sport Industry. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC. (November 2014)
  • Fried, Gil, Mahoney, Kim, Ammon, Robin. It's So Loud in Hear. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC. (November 2014)
  • Ammon, Robin, Miller, John. Collisions and Concussions: A Serendipitous Symmetry among Sports. Presented at the 22nd European Association for Sport Management Conference, Coventry, UK. (September 2014)
  • Ammon, Robin, Seidler, Todd. 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. (May 2014)
  • Ammon, Robin, Seidler, Todd, Fried, Gil. How Much of a Buffer Do You Need?. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association, Orlando, FL. (February 2014)
  • Sekendiz, Betul, Ammon, Robin. 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. (September 2013)
  • Ammon, Robin, Miller, John. 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. (June 2013)
  • Pittman, Andy, Ammon, Robin. Making Your Mark: Is it More Than a Design in the Snow?. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference, Denver, CO. (March 2013)
  • Fried, Gil, Ammon, Robin, Saldanha, Fernando. Managing Crowds at Sporting Events & Concerts: A Global Perspective. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference, Denver, CO. (March 2013)
  • Ammon, Robin. Hey Jude: Foreseeability at Stadium Concert Venues. Presented at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow, Columbia, SC. (November 2012)
  • Miller, John, Ammon, Robin. 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. (November 2012)
  • Osborne, Barbara, Ammon, Robin. 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. (May 2012)
  • Pittman, Andy, Ammon, Robin. Do We Have a Case?. Presented at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference, Greensboro, NC. (March 2012)