Essential Guide to Fitness: For the Fitness Instructor (The) (Paperback)

Price: $40.00

Authors: Rosemary Marchese & Andrew Hill

Published: 2005

Publisher: Pearson Australia

Format: Paperback

Pages: 422

Suitable: Teacher Resource Senior Secondary, Tertiary

The demand for multi-skilled fitness instructors is rising as more and more Australians realise the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and regular exercise.

This text is designed to help prepare students for a successful career in the fitness industry. It introduces the reader to the skills a fitness instructor needs, including an introduction to body systems and exercise science, client orientation, induction and screening, exercise programming and equipment, workplace communication, specific markets and populations, and OH&S, risk and legal responsibilities.

The text has the following features:

* Objectives to outline the key topics to be covered in each chapter

* Workout! exercises to help consolidate the learning in each chapter

* Case Studies to provide practical application of skills

* Glossary terms in bold and listed in the back of the text for ease of reference

The text uses numerous illustrations and photographs to clearly demonstrate concepts, equipment and positions that every fitness instructor needs to know.

Code: 9780733970306

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