AEROBIC FITNESS FALL 2010 MW4 INSTRUCTOR: KATHI GLADIS HOME PHONE: (732) 572-1488 E-MAIL: Kathiag@optonline.net Kgladis@rci.rutgers.edu DATE TOPIC READING September 1 Introduction; Overview of Class; Benefits of Aerobic Exercise; Components of Physical Fitness pp.2-3, 22-25 September 8 Fitness Assessments PROJECT ASSIGNMENT pp. 161-172 September 13 Health Screening; Program Design pp. 143-154 September 15 Warm-up; Cardiorespiratory Segment; Guidelines for Improving CardioRespiratory Endurance pp. 20-22 175-181 September 20 Monitoring Exercise Intensity; Manipulating Heart-rate for Training Purposes pp. 181-184 September 22 Cooldown; Muscular Fitness; Strength Training Guidelines; Applications in Group Exercise pp. 10-13, 185-189 September 27 EXAM 1 September 29 Flexibility; Teaching Group Exercise pp. 13-15, 190-192, 199-224 October 4 Teaching Group Exercise cont.; Common Injuries in Aerobic Exercise; pp. 26-30 pp. 312-325 October 6 Injuries cont.; Safety & Injury Prevention October 11 Special Populations & Exercise October 13 Special Populations cont. October 18 Pregnancy & Exercise pp. 248-270 pp. 275-306 October 20 EXAM 2 PROJECT DUE Grading Exam 1 25% Exam 2* 25% Independent Project 25% Class Participation 25% Textbook: Required- ACE Group Fitness Instructor Manual, 2nd Edition Recommended if interested in certification exam- Master the ManualStudy Guide Textbook available at bookstore or at www.acefitness.org. To receive a 20% discount at this website, use the promo code NIRSA04. In conjunction with this course, information will be provided on ACE certification exams. If you are interested in becoming certified as a Group Exercise Instructor, a Personal Trainer or a Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant, see me for more details. We receive a discount on all study materials & on the exam itself. You must be CPR & AED certified to sit for the exam. I will be available before or after class, by appointment. I will be happy to provide notes missed due to a medical or religious absence, provided you notify me prior to class that you will be unable to attend. Please come to class dressed comfortably in non-restricting clothes and sneakers, as we will be exercising in most classes. The exercise portion of the class is required and considered class participation. Students leaving early without an excuse will lose points in their class participation grade. It is your responsibility to read & abide by the university’s Policy on Academic Integrity for Undergraduate and Graduate Students. This policy can be found online at http://cat.rutgers.edu/integrity/policy.html.