Fitness Through Aerobics

Front Cover
Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 230 pages
1 Review
Written for an aerobics, step aerobics, or aerobic dance course,Fitness through Aerobics teaches steps and methodologies for performing all types of aerobic dance exercises, as well as the strength and flexibility exercises that contribute to proper technique. The book features thorough coverage of new trends in the aerobics and fitness fields, along with information on standard aerobic dance, warm-up/cool-down activities, flexibility, injury prevention, and methods for teaching different types of students. Readers likeFitness through Aerobics for its straightforward, easily accessible writing style and the wide range of topics and activities it covers. The book also supplies a list of websites and worksheets that make it easy for readers to access and apply information. Aerobics, Wellness, and You, Individual Differences: Let's Talk About You, The Aerobics Look: Clothing and Equipment, Fitness Components and Exercise Principles, The Aerobic Target Zone, Setting Goals and Reaching Your Dream, Posture: A Dynamic Concept, Warm-Up/Cool-Down: Flexibility, Rhythmic Aerobics: Variations and Styles, Body Toning Through Resistance Exercises, Weights, Bands, Water, Stability Balls: Adding Resistance, The Mind-Body Connection, Nutrition and Weight Control, Prevention and Care, A Lifetime of Aerobics. For college instructors and students, or anyone interested in aerobics, step aerobics or aerobic dance.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

After readig this book I asked myself the following:
How to Lose Weight Fast ?
How to Lose Weight the Healthy Way?
Lose 35 lbs in 4 weeks !
I found Jennifer successful story on this blog
==>> http://herbsin.com/JennifersWeightLossDiary.html
She inspired me with a real example!
Some excerpts from her diary:
- extra strong abdominal binders
- bodybuilding articles
- alpha weight loss center
- wiccan herb stores
- home exercise machines
 

Contents

The Physiological Benefits of Exercise
5
Summary
13
Exercise and Diabetes
19
Copyright

16 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2004)

Jan G. Bishop is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Education & Human Performance at Central Connecticut State University. She teaches courses in aerobics and fitness, motor development, and motor learning as well as supervising student teachers and certifying students in Physical Best. She is currently student advisor to the CT Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CTAHPERD) and editor of the newsletter for the Eastern District Association of AAHPERD. She was recognized in the fall of 2006 by CTAHPERD with the Outstanding Service Award and has been selected to receive the EDA-AAHPERD Outstanding Professional Award in March 2007. She has co-authored a college wellness text titled Step Up to Wellness and presented at the state, district and national level on fitness topics. Her background includes co-running an aerobic dance certification program and being Gold Certified by IDEA. She received her M.S. in Physical Education and Dance at Indiana University and her Ed.D. in Physical Education at Arizona State University.

Bibliographic information