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NASM Chapter 5 - Fitness Assessment Test

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  1. Structural efficienccy
  2. Squat with Barbell Test
  3. Posture & Movement Assessments
  4. PAR-Q
  5. Pushing Assessment - Head protrudes forward
  1. a Alignment of the musculoskeletal system that allows a center of gravity to be maintained over a base of support
  2. b designed to estimate the one-rep squat max. for training intensity purposes. considered an advanced assess. for strength-specific goals
  3. c Questionaire that is designed to help qualify clients for activity levels and identify those who may need medical attention
  4. d Overhead Squat Assess., SL Squat Assess, Pushing Assess, Pulling Assess
  5. e Overactive muscles - Upper trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, levator scapulae

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Overactive muscles - Adductor complex, biceps femoris (short head), TFL, vastus lateralis
  2. Neck, Chest, Waist, Hips, Thighs, Calves, Biceps
  3. Measurable data that can be utilized to denote improvements in the client, as well as the effectiveness of the program - Physiologic ass., body comp. testing, cardiorespiratory ass., performance assess.
  4. designed to assess lower extremity agility & neuromuscular control
  5. Max. HR X .86 or Max. HR X .90 - Builds high-end work capacity

5 True/False Questions

  1. PostureMax. HR X .86 or Max. HR X .90 - Builds high-end work capacity


  2. Systolic pressureSignifies the minimum pressure within the arteries through a full cardiac cycle


  3. Overhead Squat - Shoulder complex - arms fall forwardOveractive muscles - Soleus, lat.gastrocnemius, hip flexor complex, abdominal complex


  4. Overhead Squat - lumbo pelvic complex - low back archesOveractive muscles - hip flexor complex, erector spine


  5. Davies TestMax. HR X .65 or Max. HR X .75 - builds aerobic base and aids in recovery


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