Group Fitness Instructor Manual: Ace's Guide for Fitness Professionals
A handbook for today's fitness instructor. Group fitness instructors may be expected to offer participants a wide range of activities, such as indoor cycling, yoga and strength training, as well as aerobics. The contributors to this book are experts in a variety of fields, including exercise physiology, psychology and the law. The manual offers the foundation of knowledge necessary to teach fitness in a group setting. Topics covered include: exercise physiology; fundamentals of anatomy and applied kinesiology; nutrition; health screening; designing a group exercise programme; teaching the class; adherence and motivation; disabilities and health limitations; exercise and pregnancy; injury prevention and emergency procedures; and legal and professional responsibilities.