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NASM AFAA Principles of Group Fitness Instruction

Author(s): National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284402803
  • Hardcover    356 pages      © 2019
Price: $88.95 US List
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AFAA’s Group Fitness Instructor certification is built on the foundation of AFAA’s reputation of more than 30 years as a leader and innovator of group based fitness. Taking the theory from the exercise library to bring it where it is needed most—the fitness center, the home gym, the street—this new text takes the group fitness industry’s successes of the past and realigns them with modern scientific research to effectively help a new instructor navigate a career in fitness.

This text employs strategic learning features that not only make the content more digestible but also turn theory into practice. The chapter progression weaves evidence-based research, science, and application throughout the entire text, in order to enhance learning and contextual understanding. The new features are as follows:

  • Caution—Distinct things instructors should be aware of as they relate to scope of practice and potential pitfalls.
  • Check it Out—Quick tips and/or facts that have an apparent application and real-world usability. This feature enables the reader a quick insight and application to the concepts read.
  • Instructor Tips—Inside-the-industry application tips from experts with years of experience.
  • Memory Tips—Tips and tricks for instructors to easily remember complex terms without the extended effort of rote memorization.
  • Practice This—On-the-spot activities to help instructors practice and apply the content.

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

For more than 20 years, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has set the standard in certification, continuing education, solutions and tools for health and fitness, sports performance and sports medicine professionals. NASM has pioneered evidence-based health and fitness solutions that optimize physical performance and allow individuals to achieve a variety of fitness activity goals.

Today, NASM serves thousands worldwide and positively impacts the lives of millions of people the world over. As the world’s foremost resource for health and fitness information, the organization continues to elevate its industry best practices by providing outstanding programs and quality certification courses for its members.

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