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What is the main role of a personal trainer?

A. Assess clients and make recommendations for exercise programming and other lifestyle changes
B. Teach, lead, and motivate individuals through large-group exercise classes
C. Provide advanced strength and conditioning programs for competitive athletes
D. Provide nutritional advice, therapy, and counseling to a wide range of clients
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What is the main role of a personal trainer?

A. Assess clients and make recommendations for exercise programming and other lifestyle changes
B. Teach, lead, and motivate individuals through large-group exercise classes
C. Provide advanced strength and conditioning programs for competitive athletes
D. Provide nutritional advice, therapy, and counseling to a wide range of clients
When working in a health club, what piece of equipment would it be essential to know the location of?

a. The AED, in the case the personal trainer will need to perform CPR on a health club member
b. The vacuum cleaner, in case a personal trainer has to clean during the shift
c. The remote control for the TVs or sound system
d. Rags and cleaning supplies
How can health best be defined?

a. A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
b. Genetics, access to healthcare, access to preventive medicine, socioeconomic status, natural disasters, and the built environment
c. A process by which the human body continually strives to maintain a relatively stable equilibrium in relation to the surrounds environment and the regular tasks it is required to perform
d. A combination of education, income, and occupation
What statement best describes a low-cost health club?

A. A health club that offers a low-price membership, often including very few amenities other than access to exercise equipment
B. A health club that provides amenities like locker rooms, snack and supplement sales, and group fitness workouts included in the price of membership
C. A health club that features multiple group-fitness studio options and provides a selection of high-end amenities like towels and complimentary personal hygiene products, cafes, pools, sports courts, and childcare services
D. 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
Why can personal trainers be considered among the most important employees within a health club?
A. Personal trainers come in direct contact with members and can have the greatest influence on whether members achieve results.
B. Personal trainers are often in great physical shape, which demonstrates that belonging to a health club can produce results members want.
C. Personal trainers are very outgoing and can help create a fun atmosphere in a fitness facility.
D. Personal trainers study exercise science and have the knowledge to help members get results.