Fitness Through Aerobics

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Allyn and Bacon, Oct 1, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 205 pages
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New edition of a textbook that provides important exercise information that is difficult for an instructor to convey in a filled gymasium. Topics include goal setting, clothing and equipment, rhythmic aerobics, toning exercises, exercises to avoid, warming up and cooling down, nutrition and weight c

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Contents

Lets Talk About You
13
Equipment
26
Principles of Exercise
31
Setting Goals and Reaching Your Dream
45
Warming Up and Cooling Down
53
Variations and Styles
69
Body Toning Exercises
85
Body Toning Using Bands Weights and Water
103
Nutrition and Weight Control
117
Care and Prevention of Injuries
131
Glossary
149
Summary Record Sheet
163
Flexibility
179
Nutrition Awareness
193
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About the author (1998)

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.

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