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Which statement about cancer is most accurate?
Cells in the body grow abnormally.
What are two of the most common issues at the foot and ankle complex?
Sprains and plantar fasciitis
According to the NASM Code of Professional Conduct, for how long must a fitness professional maintain accurate financial, contract, appointment, and tax records?
How can health best be defined?
A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
In a SWOT analysis, which of the following would be an example of a strength?
Having the NASM-CPT credential
What statement best describes a nonprofit health club?
A health club that uses revenue from fitness programs and memberships to cover operational costs, improve facilities, and fund a wide range of community-based initiatives
Which statement best describes the second stage of the sales process?
Communicating solutions for the customer's needs
Using the healthcare continuum, how would training with a fitness professional be classified?
What condition is characterized by the narrowing of coronary arteries?
Ischemic heart disease
Which of the following best demonstrates an example of activities of daily living separate from planned exercise?
What most correctly identifies the purpose of a resume?
A resume allows a job candidate to present their job skills to a potential employer.
Which of the following answers indicates a primary difference between working as an independent contractor and working as an employee?
An independent contractor is responsible for paying their own taxes, while an employee has taxes withheld by the employer.
What group of hormones are released by the brain during exercise help reduce pain?
Denise has just earned her NASM Certified Personal Trainer credential and has been hired at a health club. She hopes to attract and retain clientele to grow her business. What qualities would most help Denise be successful in her new career?
Providing accountability, support, feedback and guidance, and results
Rather than simply designing workout programs to change appearance, the modern personal trainer has evolved to a professional responsible for producing which of the following?
Improving overall health and movement quality for their clients
Roderick, an NASM-CPT, has submitted his application to be a personal trainer through the website of a large health club company. What will provide the best opportunity to get noticed by the hiring manager?
Wearing a suit and tie to the health club to drop off a resume with the hiring manager and complete an application in person
What do the letters OPT within the OPT model stand for?
Optimum Performance Training
How are open-ended questions best used during the sales process?
The questions identify the customer's wants, needs, fears, and desires.
For a Certified Personal Trainer, what would provide the most time-efficient option for increasing income potential?
Learning how to lead group training programs
What is forecasting?
A business management technique that helps predict how much work is needed to meet a revenue goal
What statement best describes a mid-market health club?
A health club that provides all the features of low-cost clubs and additional amenities like higher-end locker rooms, snack and supplement sales, and group fitness workouts included in the price of membership
How many CEUs does the mandatory CPR/AED certification provide for renewal of the NASM-CPT credential?
With type 1 diabetes, what hormone does the pancreas fall short in making?
What percentage of adults experience low-back pain at least once in their lifetime?
What is the blood pressure measurement that occurs when the heart is at rest or between beats?
Diastolic blood pressure
Which activity best demonstrates evidence-based practice?
Referencing peer-reviewed research
What is homeostasis?
A process by which the human body continually strives to maintain a relatively stable equilibrium
Which of the following best defines cholesterol?
A waxy, fatlike substance found in bodily cells
How often does an NASM Certified Personal Trainer need to renew their certification?
Every 2 years
What statement best describes a premium health club?
A health club that features multiple group-fitness studio options and provides a selection of high-end amenities
Why is it important for fitness professionals to pay attention to their personal grooming when working in a fitness facility?
Personal trainers are professionals. Having a professional appearance can help ensure that clients treat personal trainers as the professionals they are.
What are the three levels of the OPT model?
Stabilization, strength, and power
Which individual is suffering from an acute disease?
Jorge, who is sick with the flu
Maria is interviewing for her first job as a fitness professional at a boutique fitness studio. Which previous experience would she want to make sure to discuss during the interview to demonstrate qualities of a Certified Personal Trainer?
Maria was repeatedly recognized as a top salesperson at the clothing store where she has been working.
Which statement best describes the final stage of the sales process?
Making the sale by asking for a financial commitment to solving the customer's needs
What two factors are used to calculate body mass index (BMI)?
Height and weight
Which of the following is true about cholesterol?
Exercise has been shown to help reduce high cholesterol.
Karim, an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, recently retired from playing professional football and is beginning his career in the fitness industry. How can Karim best promote his experience as a professional athlete?
Karim's experience as a professional athlete allows him to create a unique selling proposition (USP) allowing club members to exercise with a former professional athlete.
Before studying to become an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Kim worked as a copywriter for a large ad agency. Now that she is working as a personal trainer at a fitness studio, she is looking for additional income opportunities. Which of the following would provide her with the best option for increasing her earning potential?
Marketing her services as a writer to create blogs and social media posts for her studio as well as other fitness professionals in her area
What statement best describes the main benefit for establishing a brand identity?
A brand identity establishes a top-of-mind presence.
How many pages are most appropriate for a resume?
One to two pages
Which of the following is a necessity for all fitness professionals to remain successful in the industry?
Keeping up with the latest science and changes in the industry
Which chronic disease is the leading cause of death in the world today?
Coronary artery disease
Which common cause of death is the most preventable?
Which of the following is not a negative side effect of stress?
The release of endorphins
Recently, what has become an effective way to deliver customized exercise solutions to clients based on their individual needs?
Offering online coaching programs
Which of the following injuries is characterized by a sharp pain in the bottom of the heel that makes it difficult to walk?
What marketing strategy would be most effective at helping a fitness professional tell a story and create an instantly recognizable level of service?
Creating a brand identity
At her annual physical, Claire found out her blood pressure was 110/70 mm Hg. According to this information, which statement is true?
Her diastolic pressure is 70.
Identify the correct number of continuing education units (CEUs) that an NASM Certified Personal Trainer needs to complete in a 2-year cycle to renew the certification.
An NASM Certified Personal Trainer must complete 2.0 continuing education units every 2 years to maintain the credential.
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