Anthropological Analysis of the Role of Personal Trainer in Fitness Teaching

Authors

  • Jinjie Wang University of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47852/bonviewCETR2021020115

Keywords:

personal trainer, fitness, anthropology, embodiment, gym

Abstract

Based on the theory of Thomas Csordas’s theory of anthropology of body, this paper records and analyzes the in-depth interviews with several experienced fitness enthusiasts and personal trainers. This study found that, in the teaching of fitness, the role of personal trainer mainly has two forms: one is cultural objectification, that is the role of cultural objectification expert, which is mainly for students to do physical examination, teaching and guiding fitness movements and making fitness plans, etc. The other is the preobjective function, which is reflected in the accompanying role of students in the process of fitness. In different consumption levels of gymnasium, the role of personal trainer is different.

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Published

2021-06-30

How to Cite

Wang, J. (2021). Anthropological Analysis of the Role of Personal Trainer in Fitness Teaching. Contemporary Education and Teaching Research, 2(1), 59–62. https://doi.org/10.47852/bonviewCETR2021020115

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