by Sonja Lilienthal
In the wake of the tragedy in Boston many sport management professionals have begun to examine proper security protocols.
Along these lines, here is an interesting article covering how the Boston Marathon Bombings have affected the Fitness Club Industry:
Also, view this video clip from ESPN with Lou Marciani, Director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security, who discusses the safety protocols and challenges facing organizers of sporting events. It includes some good statements about Saftey and Security at open events like a marathon, and provides a sense of fuure security of sport events: http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=9175479
Food for thought for all sport management students and professionals.