Risk Management In Sports Performance

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The process of risk management can be implemented as part of a best practice management system within the sport organization and sport sector. The process enables risk factors that might lead to injuries to be identified and the levels of risk associated with activities to be estimated and evaluated. This information can be utilized proactively by sports governing bodies and participants to identify preventive and therapeutic interventions in order to reduce the frequency of occurrence and/or severity of injuries within their sports. The acceptability of risk within specific sports, however, is dependent on the perceptions of the participants involved to sport activities.
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Other bodies advocate widening the definition of sport to include all physical activity. For instance, the Council of Europe includes all forms of physical exercise, including those completed just for fun. In order to widen participation, and reduce the impact of losing on less able participants, there has been an introduction of non-competitive physical activity to traditionally competitive events such as school sports days, although moves like this are often controversial. In competitive events, participants are graded or classified based on their "result" and often divided into groups of comparable performance, (e.g. gender, weight and age). For each group, the first in the list will usually be the "winner". The measurement of the result may be objective or subjective, and corrected with "handicaps" or penalties. In a race, for example, the time to complete the course is an objective measurement. In gymnastics or diving the result is decided by a panel of judges, and therefore subjective. There are many shades in between, like boxing or mixed martial arts, where victory is assigned by judges if neither competitor has lost at the end of the match time (Seippel,…show more content…
Sports risk management is to prevent and minimize accidents and mishaps in sports. Ehsani, M. and Versi, K. (2012) the practice of risk management is a new thing and need qualified coaches to achieve better performance of risk management within the organization. Ammon (2001) and Clement (1998) Risk manager must appoint to manage the model of risk management practice to create and exercise program must safe. Ammon (2001), Thatcher (2006), and Price (2010) top management and coaches need to know about knowledge in risk management field of sport and more experiences in handle training to manage the risk in the risk management practices of facilities, equipment, and safety
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