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Ability is similar to speed, except that agility also includes which of the following components that is not part of speed?
Which of the following describes the rate and amplitude of impulses being sent from the nervous system to the target muscles?
Which of the following is the cause of an athletes prematurely having an upright posture when starting a sprint?
Inadequate push-off force
Which of the following is the cause of an athletes over striding when sprinting at maximum velocity?
Misunderstanding of force application
For a sprint athlete, which of the following exercises is best used to help develop the stretch-shortening cycle?
Which of the following agility tests requires the longest time to complete?
Which of the following is a field and count drill for a novice athlete who needs to work on eccentric strength?
When examining factors that provide insight into an athletes change of direction and agility performance capabilities, all of the following are typically considered EXCEPT?
Duration of the test
Which of the following has been shown to improve change of direction ability?
Lower center of mass height
After a needs analysis is performed, which of the following steps comes next when developing a program for agility development?
Determine strengths and weaknesses by comparing results to performance standars
Which of the following describes an athletes maximum lactate steady state?
Maximal lactate production is equal to maximal lactate clearance
Which of the following describes a technique guideline for an optimal running gait?
The arms should swing in a reciprocating motivation with the lower body
Which of the following describes the minimum suggested hypoxic dose for an athlete to see an ergogenic effect from altitude traning?
12 hours/day at moderate altitudes for at least 3 3 weeks
All of the following are benefits from resistance training for a highly trained aerobic endurance athlete EXCEPT?
An athlete who typically runs for 70 min at 65% to 75% of her is looking to maintain a minimal level of conditioning. Which of the following workouts would provide the best stimulus for cross-tranining?
Cycling at 75% of for 70 min
Which of the following is a type of aerobic endurance training that involves east running (70% combined with short, fas bursts of running( 85-90% for short time periods?
Which of the following is the maximum recommended weekly increase in training duration for an off-season athlete?
Approximately how many METs is equal to a of 70 ml-kg-1 min-1?
A 30 year old athlete with a resting heart rate of 50 beats/min is training at 60% of her maximal heart rate.
A 50 year old athlete with a resting hear rate of 60 beats/min is training at 70% of his maximal heart rate?
Which of the following is the period between preparatory and competitive periods?
An athlete has just finished the preparatory period of his training and is now focusing in his strength and power capabilities. This portion of training is generally referred to as what?
First transition period
Which of the following makes the specific preparatory phase distinct from general preparatory phase?
Inclusion of sport specific training activities
In what method of periodization might an athlete perform four sets with a 6RM load on the first day of the week, three sets with a 10RM on the next training day, and five sets with a 3RM load on the last day of the week?
An athlete is performing back squats at 95% of her 1RM for six sets of two repetitions. This is most consistent with which phase of training?
According to the _______ as an athlete recovers from and adapts to a training stimuli, fatigue will dissipate and preparedness and performance increase.
Stimulus fatigue recovery adaptation theory
An athlete has dramatically increased time spent practicing sport specific skills and tactics and decreased overall training volume. This best describes an athlete who has entered which of the following periods of training.
All of the following are benefits of a three week second transition period EXECPT
Preparing for the upcoming competitive period
In what method of periodization might an athlete perform five sets of four repetitions at 85% of 1RM on the first day of the week, five sets of four reps at 80% of 1RM on the next training day, and five sets of four reps at 70% of 1RM on the last training day of the week?
During which of the following phases should athletes ideally be tested to determine initial training loads for the exercises in the first mesocycle?
First week of the off season
The responsibility for the day to day physical health of an athlete falls to which of the following members of the sports medicine team?
Which of the following types of injury is characterized by an excess accumulation of blood and fluid in the tissues surrounding an injured muscle?
After suffering a broken wrist what is the sequence of phases of healing that an athlete must go through before returning to play?
Inflammatory response, fibroblastic repair, maturation remodeling
Which of the following phases of healing is characterized by random deposits of Type III collagen fibers along the injured structure?
Which of the following is a treatment goal for rehabilitation durning the inflammatory response phase of an injury?
Prevention of new tissue disruption
Which of the following is an exercise strategy during the maturation remodeling phase of an injury?
Joint angle specific strengthening
Which of the following is an exercise strategy during the fibroblasic repair phase of an injury?
Submaximal isokinetic exercise
Which of the following is a treatment goal for rehab during the maturation remodeling phase of an injury?
Optimization of tissue function
Which of the following is an example of closed kinetic chain exercise?
Which of the following is an example of an open kinetic chain exercise?
which of the following is the recommended minimum amount of floor space for an athlete within a strength and conditioning facility.?
100 square feet
Which of the following is the recommended ceiling height for a strength and conditioning facility?
12 to 14 feet
Mirrors in a strength and conditioning facility should be positioned at what minimum distance from any equipment?
What is the minimum recommended distance between the ends of racked bars in a strength and conditioning facility?
Which of the following is a standard for safe and sufficient access to a strength and conditioning facility?
Rough strips on the edge of each step
Which of the following are the optimal temp and humidity setting respectively for a strength and conditioning facility?
67 to 71 degrees, 60% to 70%
Placing the __________________ in the center of the room would create a space with a clear view for coaches or facility supervisors.
If repair for a broken elliptical machine will be delayed, what should the strength and conditioning professional do with the machine during the delay?
Remove the machine from the floor and place it in storage
Which of the following is the recommended amount of floor space for a treadmill within a strength and conditioning facility?
45 square feet
Which of the following is the recommended amount of floor space for the standing shoulder press exercises if the athlete is using a 7 foot barbell?
52 square feet
All of the following are criteria for an effective mission statement EXCEPT
Narrow in scope
Which of the following is defined as knowing that an inherent risk exists with participation in an activity, but choosing to participate anyway?
Assumption of risk
Which of the following is defined as a legal responsibility, duty, or obligation?
Which of the following is defined as doing what a reasonable and prudent person would do under similar circumstances?
Standard of care
Which of the following is defined as failure to act as a reasonable and prudent person would act under similar circumstances?
Which of the following would void the liability of an equipment manufacturer and place responsibility in the hands of the strength and conditioning professional?
The professional altered the product from the condition in which it was originally sold
Which of the following is the first role that needs to be attended to by the staff of a strength and conditioning facility in the case of an emergency?
Provision of immediate care to the injured athlete
All of the following are recommended ways the strength and conditioning professional can safely monitor athletes in a training facility EXCEPT
Asking more experienced athletes to help supervise newer athletes
Which of the following documents should be maintained for as long as possible to help protect a strength and conditioning facility from lawsuits?
Injury report form
The responsibility of clearing an athlete for participation in a strength and condition program belongs to which of the following individuals?
Sports medicine staff member
What is possibly the most overlooked aspect of aerobic endurance training?
Aerobic metabolism refers to the:
Production of energy from the breakdown of carbs and fats in the presence of oxygen
Anaerobic metabolism refers to the:
Production of energy from the breakdown of carbs in the absence of oxygen
This test is commonly used as an assessment in American Football, Basketball, Soccer and most other field or court sports?
5-10-5 shuttle, rapid directional changes in a linear phase
What is the key to deceleration and changing direction without coming to a complete stop?
Flex the ankle, hips, and knees as each foot contacts the ground
Technique traning for sprinting can be divided into 5 areas:
3. Drive Phase
4. Recovery Phase
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