ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor
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Description: ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructorgives you the knowledge and the skills you need to effectively lead group exercise. You'll learn how to take advantage of group dynamics to improve health and well-being. You'll also discover how to work with clients with special needs, so that everyone can safely benefit from group exercise. Moreover, the book shows how the skills you'll gain can easily be adapted to different environments, including gyms, studios, recreational facilities, and clubs. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this book thoroughly prepares you to become an ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor. Following an introduction, which includes a profile of a group exercise instructor, the book covers such topics as leadership, class design, legal issues and responsibilities, and exercise science. The book's accompanying video demonstrates how the techniques discussed in the book are put into practice during an actual group exercise class.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/1/2011
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction to Group Exercise Instruction|
|Profile of a Group Exercise Instructor: Education, Credentials, Scope, and Responsibilities|
|Profile of a Group Exercise Participant: Health Screening Tools|
|Leadership and Design|
|Class Design and Programming|
|Communication Skills: Adherence and Motivation|
|Choreography, Cueing, and Music|
|Teaching Your Class|
|Hospitality and Conflict Resolution|
|Students with Special Concerns|
|Legal Issues and Responsibilities|
|Exercise Science for the Group Exercise Instructor|
|Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Biomechanics|
|Introduction to Nutrition|
|Sample Job Descriptions|
|ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist Job Task Analysis|
|ACSM's Group Exercise Instructor KSs/JTAs|