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Author Kennedy, Carol Anne, 1958-

Title Methods of group exercise instruction / Carol A. Kennedy, Mary M. Yoke
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2005]


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 MELB  613.71 Ken/Mog  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 254 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 DVD video (4 3/4 in.)
regular print
Contents 1. Introduction to group exercise -- 2. Evolution of fitness -- 3. Instructing a group exercise class -- 4. Warm-up -- 5. Cardiorespiratory training -- 6. Muscular conditioning -- 7. Flexibility training -- 8. High/low impact -- 9. Step training -- 10. Kickboxing -- 11. Stationary indoor cycling -- 12. Water exercise -- 13. Other group exercise modalities -- App. A. Group exercise class evaluation form -- App. B. Short health history form -- App. C. Long health history form -- App. D. Informed consent form -- App. E. Physical activity readiness questionnaire (PAR-Q) -- App. F. Muscles and joint actions -- App. G. Sample step routine -- App. H. Sample water workout plan
Summary "Methods of Group Exercise Instruction is the most comprehensive research-based book available for health and fitness professionals who want to learn how to lead effective group exercise classes. It describes the methodology required for setting up classes, how to create effective teaching progressions, and how to choreograph and program to music. More than 15 class formats are covered, including high/low impact, step, kickboxing, indoor cycling, and water exercise. No other text goes into such detail or covers many of the unique class formats in this book, such as water exercise and cycling."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes DVD in pocket attached in spine at back
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-245) and index
Subject Exercise -- Study and teaching.
Physical education and training -- Study and teaching.
Exercise personnel -- Certification -- United States.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Yoke, Mary M., 1953-
LC no. 2004008300
ISBN 073604907X paperback
9780736049078 paperback