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ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor

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9781975182106
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9781975182106
Publication Date:
March 21, 2022
2022-03-21
9781975182106
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  • ACSM’s Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor, 2nd Edition, equips fitness professionals with the knowledge and the skills needed to effectively lead group exercise in gyms, studios, recreation facilities, clubs, and virtual group exercise classes. An essential resource for undergraduate exercise science programs, students in pre-professional programs, and those independently prepping for the ACSM-GEI certification, this engaging, accessible text reflects the authoritative expertise of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is aligned with the latest edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. The extensively revised and reorganized 2nd Edition streamlines learning and aligns content to the domains of the ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor Exam, boosting exam confidence and delivering step-by-step guidance to ensure success in professional practice.
    •  New enhanced organization aligns with the ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor Exam to strengthen your certification exam preparation.  
    • Take Caution! boxes alert you to important safety or legal considerations.  
    • Ask the Pro boxes provide expert tips for effective practice. 
    • Objectives and Chapter Summaries help you make the most of your study time by reinforcing key concepts at a glance.    
  • Edition
    2
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975182106
    Product Format
    Vitalsource Interactive eBook
    Pages
    288
    Series
    American College of Sports Medicine
    Edition
    2
    Publication Date
    March 21, 2022
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Preface ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? v
    Acknowledgments ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? vii
    Contributors ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? viii
    Reviewers? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ix
    PART I: INTRODUCTION TO GROUP EXERCISE
    1 Profile of a Group Exercise Instructor: Education, Credentials, and Opportunities? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 2
    2 Basic Exercise Physiology and Applied Kinesiology for the Group Exercise Instructor? ? ? ? ? ? ? 15
    PART II: CLASS DESIGN
    3 Getting Started: Questions to Ask ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 76
    4 Group Exercise Class Formats and Exercise Selection ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 89
    5 Exercise Intensity and Modifications ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 102
    6 The Role of Music and Choreography ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 112
    7 Virtual Group Exercise Classes ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 150
    PART III: LEADERSHIP
    8 Group Dynamics and Group Cohesion ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 160
    9 Behavioral Aspects of Instruction for Adherence and Motivation? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 171
    10 Nutrition Guidelines for Group Exercise Instructors? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 180
    PART IV: INSTRUCTION
    11 Preclass Procedures ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 192
    12 Instructional Principles of Communication and Cueing? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 197
    13 Guidelines for Special Conditions ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 205
    PART V: PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
    14 Professional Responsibilities and Legal Aspects of Group Exercise Instruction ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 226
    PART VI: HISTORICAL AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES OF GROUP EXERCISE
    15 History and Benefits of Group Exercise and How to Advance as a Health
    and Fitness Professional ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 246
    Appendix A Cross Check System? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 255
    Appendix B ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor® Domains and Job Tasks? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 257
    Appendix C Sample Job Descriptions ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 259
    Appendix D Sample Group Fitness Instructor Technical Evaluation? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 261
    Appendix E Effects of Various Temperatures on Human Performance ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 263
    Contents Appendix F Heat Index Chart ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 264
    Appendix G Wind Chill Index Chart ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 265
    Appendix H General Illumination Guidelines ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 266
    Appendix I Sample Class Plan—High-Intensity Interval Training Format ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 267
    Appendix J Editor and Contributing Authors From the Previous Edition ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 270
    Index ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 271
    •  New enhanced organization aligns with the ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor Exam to strengthen your certification exam preparation. 
    • Take Caution! boxes alert you to important safety or legal considerations.  
    • Ask the Pro boxes provide expert tips for effective practice. 
    • Objectives and Chapter Summaries help you make the most of your study time by reinforcing key concepts at a glance.  
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