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Which of the following is part of the cardiovascualr system?
A health and fitness professional should
be willing to refer clients to a more qualified health and wellness professional when needed
The Durnin-Womersley formulas four sites of skin fold measurement include which of the following anatomic locations?
Biceps, triceps, subscapular, and iliac crest
Which of the following is a characteristic of the termination stage?
Lack of temptation to return to old habits
The --- stage occurs when individuals have zero temptation to engage in the d behavior?
A client complains of pain in his shoulders while performing the triceps dips exercise. Which of the following should a fitness professional suggest to the client to reduce the discomfort?
Decrease the range of motion involved in the exercise
The --- is made up of the upper and lower extremities as well as the shoulder and pelvic girdles and encompasses approximately 126 bones.
Which of the following should be an ideal component of a warm up period for a strength level client?
Active-isolate stretching for 1 to 2 sets with 5 to 10 repetitions for each muscle
While performing self-myofascial release on the thoracic spine, the foam should be rolled on the
Prolonged periods of sitting throughout the day are indicative of
Facilities that are high end and focus on a niche market segment are --- facilities
Which of the following define SMART?
Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely
Which of the flowing describes the acronym SMART?
Specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, time-oriented
When an individual performs power exercise s, it is important to make sure that he or she
has good balance, body control and spatial awareness
A persons estimated maximal heart rate is found by subtracting his or her age from the number
Recertification requires that the professional get 2.0 CEUS every
The synergistic action of muscle groups to produce movement around a joint is known as a
--- is a straightening movement in which the relative angle between two adjacent segments increases
Corrective stretching is usually a combination of self-myofascial release and
In the context of training programs, repetition tempo refers to
the speed with which each repetition is performed
During a clients postural assessment, he exhibits pronation distortion syndrome. Which of the following static stretching techniques is most appropriate to lengthen his short muscles?
Stabilization endurance training in the OPT model focuses on
increasing neuromuscular efficiency of the core musculature
Which of the following assessments is designed to assess lower extremity agility and muscular control?
Shark skill test
--- trust does not change overtime
--- is used to increase the extensibility of soft tissues through the reciprocal inhibition
While performing the two leg floor bridge exercise, it is important to make sure that the --- muscles are fully contracted
The local core stabilizers are muscles hay attach directly to the
The training strategies employed for hypertrophy training include
minimal rest periods
Identify a precaution that should be taken while performing the reverse crunch exercise
Do not swing the legs while performing the exercise
Exercises are performed as fast and as explosively as possible in
Which of the following is a common mistake made while performing prisoner squats?
Allowing the feet to turn out
The rockport walk test is used to determine which of the following
estimated oxygen consumption
Endurance training primarily uses --- pathways to supply energy for the body
When performing ---, the resistance should be positioned to resist shoulder horizontal adduction
standing cable chest press
Which of the following will most likely be part of an ideal circuit training routine for a client in phase 5 power?
Stage 111 cardio respiratory training for period of 5 to 10 minutes
The preparatory step for a Sagittal plane step up balance, curl to one arm overhead press exercise involves
holding a dumbbell in one hand at the side of the body
The first exercise during strength endurance training involves a traditional strength exercise such as a bench press that is performed in a stable environment in order to elicit ---.
A female clients waist measure 32 inches and her hips measure 40 inches. In this scenario, her waist to hip ratio can calculated as
The function of --- is to help prevent muscles from stretching too far too fast.
An individual has a gym membership and visits sporadically, but not frequently enough to maintain a well rounded exercise program. In which of the following sections of the Stages of Change model is this client?
The drawing in maneuver used to recruit the local core stabilizers by drawing the --- in toward the spine.
Which of the following is a form of training in which an individual reacts to the ground surface in a way that he or she develops larger than normal ground forces that can be used to project the body with a greater velocity or speed of movement?
In the context of muscle actions, raising a dumbbell up against the direction of resistance is an ---.
Which of the following is an example of a core stabilization level exercise?
Two leg floor bridge
In which of the following cases should a fitness professional correct a client who performs the machine chest press?
When the client moves his or her head forward
Which of the following is the most mobile of the joints in the body and includes the shoulder and hip?
Ball and socket joint
What is the most accurate time of day to conduct a resting heart rate measurement?
Upon waking up in the morning
Which of the following is one of the steps involved in the multiplanar hop with stabilization exercise?
Hop forward, landing on the opposite foot and stabilize and hold for 3 to 5 seconds
What is the proper method of progression for the stabilization phase?
Which of the following is a myth associated with the cable pushdown exercise?
Different aspects of the triceps are engage by changing hand positions
When a client is performing the overhead squat assessment from the lateral view, which of the following kinetic chain checkpoints are you obeserving?
Limbo pelvic hip complex and shoulder complex
Which of the following glands is called the "master" gland of the endocrine system because it controls the functions of the other endocrine glands?
Which of the following is a difference between problem focused coping and emotion focused coping?
Unlike emotion-focused coping , problem focused coping diverts from negative feelings associated with stress.
Ancillary revenue can be gained through ---.
Which of the following is a kinetic chain checkpoint?
The muscles of the movement system are primarily responsible for:
Concentric force production and eccentric deceleration during dynamic activities
Which of the following assessments measures muscular endurance of the upper body?
Push up assessment
A resistance training workout that involves performing all sets of an exercise or body part before moving on to the next exercise or body part is known as ---.
Which of the following is a possible injury of lower crossed syndrome?
Hamstring complex strain
A turn key product is one that ---
requires for immediate use
Which of the following indicates goal commitment?
A client shares his goals with and reports his progress to others
A progression for the --- exercise may be to perform the exercise standing
Kneeling medicine ball chest pass
The exercises used in phase 2 to 4 of the OPT model are termed ---
What is the immediate progression of an alternating arm dumbbell chest press?
Alternating arm dumbbell chest press on bench
Identify an example of a core stabilization exercise?
Floor prone cobra
Which of the following is considered objective information?
Body composition testing
In which of the following situations should a certified personal trainer refer a client to a medical professional?
When the personal trainer becomes aware of undiagnosed hypertension
Individuals who have shown a certain level of interest in personal training services are ---.
Probation involves the movement of the forearm inward in the ---
Which of the following types of types of exercises should a personal trainer recommend to clients who are in phase 3 or 4 of the OPT model?
Balance strength exercise
--- would be appropriate at the power level (phase 5) of the OPT model or before athletic competition.
Identify a true statement about circuit training.
It involves a series of exercises that an individual can perform one after another
--- is a resistance training method that involves performing a set with light load followed by increasing the load and decreasing the repetitions with each counting continuing set.
--- are activities that create opportunities for future sales.
Driver of sales
In a client with lower crossed syndrome, which of the following muscles is lengthened?
Which of the following is true of reciprocal inhibition?
It is a naturally occurring phenomenon that allows movement to take place
Which of the following is an effect of ankle sprain?
A decrease in neural control to muscles that stabilize the patella
In the context of behavior modification approaches, which of the following is a written statement that outlines the responsibilities of participants, their expected behaviors and contingencies for changes in their behaviors?
While observing a pulling assessment, a personal trainer noticed a clients shoulders elevating. Which of the following exercises is appropriate to strengthen the clients underactive muscles?
Standing shoulder shrug
Mark is a fitness coach who is training Steve, his client to lose weight. After a few weeks of training. Mark begins to notice that Steve seems unmotivated and perpetually in an anxious mood even after repeated attempts by Mark to verbally motivate him. Steve begins to binge eat and is not able to adhere to his exercise regimen. As a result, he begins to gain weight. Which of the following actions should Mark take in this scenario?
Refer Steve to licensed a psychologist
Identify the generally accepted measure of cardiorespiratory fitness.
Maximal oxygen consumption
In the context of the force velocity curve of a muscle action, as the velocity of an --- muscle action increases its ability to produce force decreases.
Which of the following statements is true of foam rolling?
It helps reduce the potential risk for injury.
When performing a ---, the cable should be positioned to offer resistance in a vertical motion against elbow flexion.
Standing triceps extension
--- is a small terminal branch of an artery which ends in capillaries
Identify a movement involved in the single leg squat exercise.
Slowly squat as if sitting in chair, reaching hand opposite of balance leg toward foot.
--- is the process of passively taking a muscle to the point of tension and holding the stretch for a minimum of 30 seconds
Which of the following anatomical locations refers to a position nearest the center of the body?
Which of the following is a multi joint exercise that involves the use of two or there joints?
Identify an example of an eccentric motion.
Common clientele in a small group facility ---.
enjoy the social environment with working out
Which of the following is a progression of the multiplanar jump with stabilization in the frontal plane?
A transfer plane jump with 90 degrees rotation before landing
According to the stages of change model, --- corresponds to a stage where people have formed a change in their behavior for atleast 6 months.
An individual with a body mass index (BMI) of 29 will be considered ---.
Which of the following statements is true of active-isolated stretching?
It should be avoided in those who have rheumatoid arthritis
Identify the relationship between sets, repetitions , and intensity in the context of training programs.
A client has worked out a few times during the past few months with a personal trainer. She wants to become regularly active but isn't sure how this is accomplished. In which of the following sections of the stages of Change model is the client?
Which of the following is characterized by flat feels and adducted and internally rotated knees?
Pronation distortion syndrome
Hypertrophy training is designed specifically for individuals such as ---.
Activities designed to search for potential clients are called ---.
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