The greatest legal concerns for a personal trainer are:
Pre-activity health screening of clients, interpreting the results, the development of physical activity recommendations and parameters for training, the instruction and supervision of physical activity, emergency preparations and timely fulfillment of
List three reasons why eating 5 - 6 meals a day is more effective.
Thermogenic effect of food, steady supply of nutrients, and smaller amounts do not encourage fat storage.
What is the ACSM recommended intake of carbohydrates, proteins and fats for health?
58% Carbohydrates, 30% or >30% fat, and 12% protein.
What are vitamins?
Vitamins are organic food substances found only in living things, such as, plants and animals, are required by the body in minute amounts for physiological maintenance and growth.
How much water should a person drink a day?
How many calories are in:
One gram of fat: One gram of carbohydrates: One gram of protein: One gram of vitamins:
The essential Amino Acids are:
Phenylalanine, Valine, Threonine, Methionine, Tryptophan, Histidine, Isoleucine,
Define basal metabolic rate
the amount of energy expended to support the ongoing metabolic work of the body's cells at rest.
What major role does potassium play in the body?
Production of energy, muscle contraction, beating of the heart, synthesis of protein, nerve tranquilization, and kidney function.
What is the Institute of Medicine's recommended intake of carbohydrates, proteins and fats?
45-65% carbohydrates, 10-35% protein, 20-35% fat
What hormone does the pancreas release in response to high concentration of blood sugar?
What macronutrient provides the majority of the energy used by muscles in the first three minutes of an activity?
Give an example of a saturated fat.
Any fat that is solid at room temperature and/or palm and coconut oil
According to the Food Guide Pyramid which category of foods offer high-quality protein?
Which type of vitamins may have a risk for toxicities?
fat soluble vitamins
According to the American Dietetic Association, a person should drink _____8 oz glasses of water.
What is the acronym RDA stand for?
Recommended Dietary Allowance
Give examples of a disaccharide.
Maltose, lactose or sucrose
Name the essential fats.
Linolenic and linoleic acids
List some of the benefits of vitamin C
Helps to maintain collagen, can reduce histamines and is an antioxidant
What vitamin is most affected by the industrialization of our food supply?
How many calories are in a food that contains 20 grams of carbohydrates, 42 grams of protein and 12 grams of fat?
The recommended intake for dietary fiber is:
25 to 30 grams
0.8 grams per kilogram is the RDA recommendation for healthy adults for which macronutrient?
Galactose and glucose make up the disaccharide:
While the body is at rest, what percentage of fat is utilized for fuel?
Glucose, sucrose and fructose are examples of:
Which vitamin helps maintain collagen?