ISBN13:978-0767412001 ISBN10: 0767412001 Edition/Copyright:4TH 00 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Mayfield Publishing Co. Year Published: 2000 International: No
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Pryor, Esther : Solano College
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1. Getting Started on a Healthy Lifestyle
Medical Considerations Structure of an Aerobic Workout Regular Attendance Individual Pace What to Wear Shoes What to Bring to Class Checklist for a Successful Class
2. Benefits of the Aerobic Workout
Bodily Changes During a Workout Benefits of Aerobics
3. What the Heart Rate Tells Us
Resting Heart Rate Target Heart Rate Other Techniques for Measuring Intensity Recovery Heart Rate
4. Fitness Components and Principles
Strength Flexibility Endurance Energy Production in the Body Training Principles Body Composition Summary
5. Posture Perfect--or Imperfect?
Posture, Body Alignment, and Placement Alignment Reference Points Correct Alignment Postural Deviations Do's and Don'ts for Correct Posture Lower Back Pain Exercises to Avoid
6. Take Care of Your Body
How to Survive the Aerobic Workout Self-Assessment Follow Your Feelings Pain--A Friendly Signal Soreness Signs of Overtraining Exercise Considerations for Special Conditions RICE: The Recipe for First Aid Self-Care Injuries Injuries Needing Professional Attention Summary
7. Nutrition and Diet
Calories Nutrients Weight Loss: "The Set Point" Theory Weight Loss Fallacies Eating Disorders Success in Weight Control
8. Floor Aerobic Movements
When to Use These Movements Locomotor Movements Axial Movements Dance Steps Arm Movements Combinations of Movements Aerobic Routines and Music
9. Step Aerobics
The Step The Step Class Determining Intensity Techniques for Stepping Step Movements Musical Selection Step Routines
10. Body Toning and Conditioning
Strength or Endurance? Types of Muscle Contractions Types of Resistance Exercise Evaluation Body Toning and Conditioning Exercises Body Toning Routines
Training Programs Appendix A: History of Aerobic Exercise Appendix B: A Career in Fitness Appendix C: Exercise Recommendations for Special Populations Appendix D: Music and Video Resources Appendix E: Suggested Reading List Appendix F: Exercise Websites Glossary References Index Worksheets
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