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ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor

ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor

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  • Description
    ACSM’s Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor gives 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.

  • Specs
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781608311965
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    8.375 x 10.875
    Pages
    336
    Illustration
    137
    Table
    0
    Publication Date
    November 1, 2011
    Weight
    1.80
  • About The Author(s)
    American College of Sports Medicine
    Grace DeSimone BA, ACSM-CPT, ACSM-GEI
    National Group Fitness Director, Plus One Health Management, New York, NY

  • Features
    --Take Caution! boxes, throughout each chapter, call attention to information relating to safety or legal concerns. 
     
    --Chapter Objectives, in the beginning of each chapter, provide a quick overview of content to be covered.

    --Numbered boxes
    expand on ideas and discussions covered throughout the text.
     
    --Ask the Pro provide quotes and tips from celebrity trainers. 
     
    --Recommended Resources provide extra resources/tips on where to find pertinent information.
     
    --Chapter Summary, provided at the end of each chapter, highlights the main points covered in the material.

    --Video clips available on thePoint companion website are referenced in the text by an icon.

  • Table of contents

    Part I               Introduction to Group Exercise Instruction
    Chapter 1        Profile of a Group Exercise Instructor: Education, Credentials, Scope, and
    Responsibilities
    Chapter 2        Profile of a Group Exercise Participant: Health Screening Tools      
     
    Part II              Leadership and Design
    Chapter 3        Class Design and Programming         
    Chapter 4        Communication Skills: Adherence and Motivation   
    Chapter 5        Choreography, Cueing, and Music    
    Chapter 6        Teaching Your Class
    Chapter 7        Hospitality and Conflict Resolution
    Chapter 8        Students with Special Concerns        
    Chapter 9        Specialty Classes
    Chapter 10      Legal Issues and Responsibilities
     
    Part III                        Exercise Science for the Group Exercise Instructor
    Chapter 11      Exercise Physiology
    Chapter 12      Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Biomechanics
    Chapter 13      Introduction to Nutrition

    Appendix A    Sample Job Descriptions
    Appendix B    ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist Job Task Analysis 

    ACSM's Group Exercise Instructor KSs/JTAs

     

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