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NASM practice exam 1
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When foam-rolling the hip flexor, which of the following actions is most likely to increase compression into the low back?
Placing the hips on the ground
The training strategy for Strength Endurance Training involves using _____.
Which of the following scenarios best demonstrates a trainer's skills at encouraging a client to practice self-monitoring?
Have a client keep an exercise log on a calendar to help keep him motivated.
Measuring a client's resting heart rate by lightly placing two fingers along the lateral side of the arm in line and just above the thumb is the example of recording a client's
When performing a _____, the resistance must be placed in such a way to resist elbow extension.
Standing Tricep Extension
The belief in one's ability to succeed in a specific situation is termed __________.
The highest rate of oxygen transport and utilization achieved at maximal physical exertion is called
Maximal oxygen consumption
Operations activities are those that
Do not directly generate revenue
A certified personal trainer is working for two weeks on a cruise ship as a guest instructor. According to the Code of Professional Conduct, which of the following clients is the personal trainer allowed to train?
A 60-year-old man who has cardiac arrhythmia, a written medical clearance to exercise, and prescribed restrictions on which exercises to avoid.
Which of the following is true of stage III of a stage training exercise program
The warm-up phase for clients with a heart rate between 65 percent and 75 percent is about 10 minutes.
Which of the following statements is true of the body mass index (BMI)?
The risk of chronic disease increases in proportion to the rise in BMI in both adults and adolescents.
While pressing overhead during a Multiplanar Step-Up Balance, Curl, to Overhead Press exercise for body stabilization, it is important to make sure that the low back does not arch as it may indicate weakness of the intrinsic core stabilizers and tightness of the _____ muscle.
In order to develop maximal strength or power, training will require
a series of exercises, one after the other, with minimal rest periods in between.
Which of the following methods uses a percentage of a client's estimated maximal heart rate to calculate target heart rate?
Peak maximal heart rate
Ice skating is an example of a
A squat jump with stabilization exercise requires a client to hold the landing position for about
Which of the following is a benefit of performing self-myofascial release after a workout?
It helps speed up recovery
Why should fitness professionals set a session plan before beginning training sessions for clients?
It helps fitness professionals keep track of a client when they have several clients.
is the preferred method to measure maximal oxygen consumption.
The submaximal exercise test
An eccentric motion is synonymous with
John is performing static stretching on his calf muscles. During the stretching, however, John feels tension in his calf muscles. Identify the action during the procedure that is most likely to have caused the muscle tension in his calf muscles.
He let his heel hang off a step
Which of the following is the process of getting oxygen from the environment to the tissues of the body?
Statistical data relating to the population and the particular groups in it are called
Exercises involve little motion through the spine and pelvis in _____ training.
While performing the cable lift exercise, Hannah begins to experience difficulty and pain. In this case, what should the fitness professional ask her to do?
Regress to the resistance band lift
Identify the purpose of stretch-shortening cycles.
To produce the necessary force to change the direction of an object's center of mass efficiently
Credibility can be obtained by
Being a role model
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