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Joseph Pilates called his method contrology which is defined as the complete coordination of what 3 things?
Body, mind, and spirit
Which of the following things did Joseph Pilates state is the "First requisite of happiness"
According to Joe Pilates, how often should you perform your "contrology" exercises?
Daily, for at least 10 minutes
Pilates of breathing includes all, but which of the following?
Short, quick, shallow breaths
When you perform an exercise where each part of your spine lifts and/or lowers one bone at a time, what action are you performing?
Which of the following statements describe Neutral Pelvis?
hipbones, navel, and pubis are on one level plane
Which of the following exercises is an example of forward flexion?
Which of the following exercises is an example of extension?
All, but one of these exercises focuses most on stability while moving 1 leg at a time.
Which one of these exercises is primarily intended to warm the body and increase circulation?
Benefits of pilates include all but the following
Improved social status
The abdominal series includes which of the following set of 5 exercises?
Scissors, lower lift, criss-cross, spine stretch, saw
Rolling exercises provide which of the following work and benefits to the body?
Massage to the spine, works abdominals and balance
Which exercises includes clapping the feet together 3 times?
Movement of the body, as it relates to anatomy, involves the interaction of which of the 3 systems?
Bones, joints, and muscles
Which plane of movement divides the body into ride and left sides?
Median or mid-sagittal
Which position describes the body facing upward, palms facing up?
How many total vertebrae are there in the spine?
These 4 paired muscles make up the abdominal wall:
Transverse abdominals, internal oblique, external oblique, rectus abdominis
This set of abdominal muscles is often referred to as the "6-pack" muscle, but are actually an "8-pack":
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