Methods of Group Exercise Instruction / Edition 1

Methods of Group Exercise Instruction / Edition 1

by Kennedy, Mary Yoke, Mary M. Yoke, Mary Yoke
     
 

ISBN-10: 073604907X

ISBN-13: 9780736049078

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Instructor Guide

Specifically developed for instructors of Methods of Group Exercise Instruction, the

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Instructor Guide

Specifically developed for instructors of Methods of Group Exercise Instruction, the instructor guide includes an assortment of tools to make course and lecture preparation easier. Instructors will find a sample syllabus, class guidelines and handouts, and lesson suggestions, as well as practical exam guidelines and certification information.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736049078
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Edition description:
Book and DVD
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Principles of Group Exercise Instruction

Chapter 1. Introduction to Group Exercise

Health-Related Components of Fitness

Student-Centered Versus Teacher-Centered Instruction

Professional Certifications for Group Exercise Instructors

Group Cohesion Research

 

Chapter 2. Evolution of Fitness

Cultural Influences on Body Image and Exercise

Group Exercise Instructors As Role Models

Creating a Healthy Exercise Environment

 

Chapter 3. Instructing a Group Exercise Class

Preclass Organization

Four Class Segments in Group Exercise

Progressive Functional Training Continuum

Communication Skills

Music for Group Exercise

 

Part II: Guidelines for Group Exercise Class Segments

Chapter 4. Warm-Up

Dynamic Movement

Rehearsal Moves

Major Muscle Groups Stretched

 

Chapter 5. Cardiorespiratory Training

Beginning Intensity

Muscle Balance

Movement Options and Verbal Cues

Monitoring Exercise Intensity

Participant Interaction and Enjoyment

Postcardio Cool-Down

 

Chapter 6. Muscular Conditioning

Posture and Alignment

Intensity

Safety Issues

Basic Anatomy and Joint Actions

Muscle Conditioning Equipment

 

Cueing Methods

Exercise Progressions and Modifications

 

Chapter 7. Flexibility Training

Safety Issues

Flexibility Training Exercises

Cueing Methods

Relaxation and Visualization

 

Part III: Practical Teaching Skills

Chapter 8. Hi/Low Impact Programs

Technique and Safety

Basic Moves

Elements of Variation

Smooth Transitions

Building Basic Combinations

Additional Choreography Techniques

Training Systems

Cueing Methods

 

Chapter 9. Step Training

Warm-Up

Technique and Safety

Basic Moves

Basic Combinations and Choreography Techniques

Training Systems

 

Chapter 10. Kickboxing

Warm-Up

Technique and Safety

Basic Moves

Basic Combinations and Choreography Techniques

Other Kickboxing Formats

 

Chapter 11. Stationary Indoor Cycling

Warm-Up

Technique and Safety

Basic Moves

Formatting Indoor Cycling Classes

Intensity

Cueing Methods

 

Chapter 12. Water Exercise

Properties of Water

Newton’s Laws of Motion

Land and Water Differences

Warm-Up

Technique and Safety

Basic Moves

Training Systems

Equipment

 

Chapter 13. Other Group Exercise Modalities

Equipment-Based Cardio Training

Slide training

Rebounding

NIA

Latin, Funk, Hip-Hop, and Country

Barre and Dance-Based Classes

Yoga

Pilates

T’ai Chi

Sports Conditioning

Outdoor Walking and In-line Skating

Ramping

Combination Classes and Other Options

 

Appendix A.      Group Exercise Class Evaluation Form

Appendix B.      Short Health History Form

Appendix C.      Long Health History Form

Appendix D.      Informed Consent Form

Appendix E.      Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q)

Appendix F. Muscles and Actions

Appendix G.      Sample Step Routine

Appendix H.      Sample Water Workout Plan

 

DVD CONTENTS

Chapter 1. Introduction to Group Exercise

Chapter 2. Evolution of Fitness

Chapter 3. Instructing a Group Exercise Class

·         Alignment Correction Techniques

·         Counting Out the Beat

Chapter 4. Warm-Up

·         Warm-Up Example

Chapter 5. Cardiorespiratory Training

·         Cardiorespiratory Training Example

Chapter 6. Muscular Conditioning

·         Progression Options and Instructor Cueing

Chapter 7. Flexibility Training

·         Flexibility and Cool-Down Segment Example

Chapter 8. Hi/Low Impact

·         Lower Body 2-Count and 4-Count Moves

·         Arm Patterns

·         Smooth Transitions Drill

·         Freestyle Practice Drill

·         Building a Basic Combination Practice Drill

·         Elements of Variation

·         Anticipatory Cueing Practice Drill

·         Comprehensive Choreography Overview

Chapter 9. Step Training

·         Front, Top, and Side Approach

·         Step Warm-Up Outlined in Appendix G

·         Sample 32-Count Step Practice Drill

Chapter 10. Kickboxing

·         Basic Punches, Kicks, and Movements

·         Kickboxing Combination Sample

Chapter 11. Stationary Indoor Cycling

·         Cycle Setup Demonstration

·         Basic Cycling Move Instruction

Chapter 12. Water Exercise

·         Water Exercise General Movement Overview

Chapter 13. Other Group Exercise Modalities

·         Treadmill Class Demonstration

·         Slide Class Demonstration

·         Hip Hop Class Demonstration

·         Latin Class Demonstration

·         Yoga Class Demonstration

·         Pilates Class Demonstration

·         T’ai Chi Class Demonstration

·         Sports Class Demonstration

·         Walking Class Demonstration

·         Ramp Class Demonstration

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