ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor by American College of Sports Medicine, Grace DeSimone BA

By American College of Sports Medicine, Grace DeSimone BA ACSM-CPT ACSM-GEI

ACSM’s assets for the crowd workout teacher grants the data and the abilities you must successfully lead workforce exercise.  You’ll how you can make the most of staff dynamics to enhance healthiness and well-being.  You’ll additionally become aware of the right way to paintings with consumers with detailed wishes, in order that every body can thoroughly reap the benefits of crew exercise.  furthermore, the ebook indicates how the talents you’ll achieve can simply be tailored to varied environments, together with gyms, studios, leisure amenities, and clubs. Developed by way of the yank collage of activities drugs (ACSM), this ebook completely prepares you to develop into an ACSM qualified staff workout Instructor.  Following an advent, which incorporates a profile of a bunch workout teacher, the publication covers such themes as management, classification layout, criminal matters and obligations, and workout science.  The book’s accompanying video demonstrates how the recommendations mentioned within the e-book are positioned into perform in the course of an exact staff workout classification.

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11 Calculation of ideal body weight. behind BIA is that fat is a poor electrical conductor containing little water (14%–22%), whereas lean tissue contains mostly water (more than 90%) and electrolytes and is a good electrical conductor. Thus, fat tissue provides impedance to electrical current. In actuality, BIA measures total body water and uses calculations for percent body fat using some assumptions about hydration levels of individuals and the exact water content of various tissues. The following conditions must be controlled to ensure that the subject has a normal hydration level so the BIA measurement is valid.

Champaign (IL): Human Kinetics; 2006. Thompson W. ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer. , Baltimore (MD); Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010. 267 p. LEADERSHIP AND DESIGN PART II 35 35 CHA P TER Objectives 3 Class Design and Programming At the end of this chapter you will be able to: • Explain the different types of class styles • Identify the guidelines for popular class styles • Describe the components of class design (warm-up, stimulus, cool-down) • Design a basic group exercise class Group exercise program design has come a long way from the early days of aerobic dance.

CHAPTER 2 Profile of a Group Exercise Participant: Health Screening Tools • Step 5: Obtain a medical clearance if indicated by step 3 or 4 (Figs. 7). • Step 6: Refer the client to a physician or other health care provider if warranted. 5). • Step 8: Conduct fitness assessments, if appropriate. 5 for determining when a medical examination and diagnostic exercise test are appropriate and when physician supervision is recommended during exercise testing. Although the testing guidelines are less rigorous for those clients considered to be at low risk, the information gathered from an exercise test may be useful in establishing a safe and effective exercise prescription for these clients.

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