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Fitness Through Aerobics,9780205285846

Fitness Through Aerobics

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9780205285846

ISBN10:
0205285848
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Pub. Date:
10/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

Preface ix(2)
Introduction xi
CHAPTER 1 Aerobics, Wellness, and You!
1(12)
Exercise and Wellness
3(1)
Exercise and Physical Wellness
4(1)
The Benefits of Aerobic Dance Exercise
4(7)
Summary
11(1)
Knowledge Tips
11(2)
CHAPTER 2 Individual Differences: Let's Talk About You
13(8)
Exercise and Back Care
15(1)
Exercise and Asthma
15(1)
Exercise and Diabetes
15(1)
Exercise and Pregnancy
16(1)
Exercise and Hypertension
17(1)
Exercise and Low-Risk Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
18(1)
Exercise and Aging
18(1)
Summary
18(1)
Knowledge Tips
19(2)
CHAPTER 3 The Aerobics Look: Clothing and Equipment
21(8)
Clothing
21(5)
Equipment
26(1)
Summary
27(1)
Knowledge Tips
27(2)
CHAPTER 4 Fitness Components and Exercise Principles
29(6)
Components of Fitness
29(2)
Principles of Exercise
31(2)
Summary
33(1)
Knowledge Tips
33(2)
CHAPTER 5 The Aerobic Target Zone
35(10)
Frequency
35(1)
Time
36(1)
Intensity
36(6)
Summary
42(1)
Knowledge Tips
43(2)
CHAPTER 6 Setting Goals and Reaching Your Dream
45(8)
Step One: Establishing Your Fitness Goals
46(2)
Step Two: Finding Motivation
48(1)
Step Three: Choosing the Activity
49(1)
Step Four: Measuring Your Progress
49(1)
Step Five: Evaluating the Program and Your Goals
50(1)
Step Six: Protecting Your Commitment
50(1)
Summary
51(1)
Knowledge Tips
51(2)
CHAPTER 7 Warming Up and Cooling Down
53(16)
Warm-Up
53(3)
Flexibility Exercises
56(10)
Cool-Down
66(1)
Summary
67(1)
Knowledge Tips
67(2)
CHAPTER 8 Rhythmic Aerobics: Variations and Styles
69(16)
The Aerobics Portion of Class
70(1)
Techniques That Apply to All Rhythmic Aerobics
70(1)
High-Impact Aerobics
71(1)
Law-Impact Aerobics
72(1)
Step Aerobics
73(1)
Basic Steps for Step Aerobics
74(4)
Aqua Aerobics
78(1)
Circuit Aerobics
79(1)
Slide Aerobics
80(3)
Aerobics Videotapes
83(1)
Commonly Asked Questions
83(1)
Summary
84(1)
Knowledge Tips
84(1)
CHAPTER 9 Body Toning Exercises
85(18)
Frequency
86(1)
Intensity
86(1)
Time
86(1)
Isometric and Isotonic Contractions
87(1)
Technique for Body Toning Exercises
87(15)
Summary
102(1)
Knowledge Tips
102(1)
CHAPTER 10 Body Toning Using Bands, Weights, and Water
103(8)
Exercise Bands
104(5)
Weights
109(1)
Water
109(1)
Summary
110(1)
Knowledge Tips
110(1)
CHAPTER 11 Exercises to Avoid
111(6)
Summary
115(1)
Knowledge Tips
115(1)
Suggestions for Modifying or Correcting the Exercises to Avoid
115(2)
CHAPTER 12 Nutrition and Weight Control
117(14)
Basic Nutritional Information
117(3)
The Food Pyramid
120(1)
Weight Control Information
121(8)
Commonly Asked Questions
129(1)
Summary
130(1)
Knowledge Tips
130(1)
CHAPTER 13 Care and Prevention of Injuries
131(8)
Foot Injuries
132(1)
Shin Injuries
133(1)
Knee Injuries
133(1)
Multiple Site Injuries
134(1)
Heat-Related Injuries
135(1)
Commonly Asked Questions
136(1)
Summary
136(1)
Knowledge Tips
137(2)
CHAPTER 14 Now That You're Fit
139(14)
Summary
141(1)
Knowledge Tips
141(2)
Bibliography 143(6)
Glossary 149(4)
Appendix 153(6)
Muscles of the Body 154(1)
Your Back and How to Care for It 155(4)
Worksheets 159(40)
1: Health and Fitness History 161(2)
2: Summary Record Sheet 163(4)
3: Calculating Your Target Heart Rate Range 167(2)
4: Heart Rate Chart 169(2)
5: Cardiorespiratory Fitness 171(8)
6: Flexibility 179(6)
7: Muscular Endurance 185(6)
8: Healthy/Ideal Weight 191(2)
9: Nutrition Awareness 193(6)
Index 199


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