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1

An advanced client who is interested in gaining high levels of muscle mass would benefit most from which of the following resistance-training systems?

Superset system

2

Which of the following is a leg-stabilization exercise whose preparatory step involves standing in front of a box or platform with feet pointed straight ahead?

Step-up to balance

3

What is the immediate progression of an alternating-arm ball dumbbell chest press?

Single-arm ball dumbbell chest press

4

Which term best describes the enlargement of skeletal muscle fibers in response to overcoming force from high volumes of tension?

Muscular hypertrophy

5

During a workout, a personal trainer wants to increase the proprioceptive demand of a standard push-up exercise for his client. Which of the following would be a proper progression?

Hands on the floor, feet on a stability ball

6

A client performs two repetitions of a bench press exercise with 130 lb and gradually decreases the resistance with each set until he performs 10 repetitions with 100 lb on the last set. Which of the following resistance training systems is the client using?

Pyramid system

7

When starting with a brand new client who has never exercised, which resistance training system would be most appropriate?

Single-set

8

When performed at an appropriate tempo, which of the following exercises would offer the best improvement of the power of a client's pectoralis major?

Medicine ball rotation chest pass

9

Which of the following terms refers to the division of a training program into smaller, progressive stages?

Periodization

10

A woman is training to improve her running capabilities for an upcoming marathon. She is progressively increasing the distance and time of her runs. Which principle best explains physiological adaptions occuring to the woman's aerobic energy system?

Metabolic specificity

11

Which of the following is an example of a peripheral heart action system?

Performing a circuit of exercises, alternating upper and lower body movements.

12

In which of the following cases should the two-arm push press be avoided?

When a client has not developed proper stability

13

What is the next immediate progression for the ball two-arm dumbbell chest press?

Alternating-arm ball dumbbell chest press

14

What refers to the weight and movements placed on the body?

Mechanical specificity

15

Which of the following is an example of a strength exercise during resistance training workouts?

Bench press

16

Which of the following is a leg-stabilization exercise whose preparatory step involves standing in front of a box or platform with feet pointed straight ahead?

Step-up to balance

17

A personal trainer has his client perform the following exercises in order: ball squat, curl to overhead press, ball dumbbell chest press, standing cable row, seated stability ball military press, step-up to balance, and then repeat the sequence. Which of the following resistance training systems does this exercise routine represent?

Vertical loading

18

A ball squat, curl to press is an example of an exercise from which level in the OPT model?

Stabilization

19

Which principle states the body will specifically adapt to the type of demand placed on it?

Principle of specificity

20

Performing resistance training exercises in a circuit fashion in order to burn more calories is an example of which of the following principles of specificity?

Metabolic

21

Which of the following governs how the body responds and adjusts to stress?

General adaptation syndrome

22

A personal trainer is working with a client in Phase 5 of the OPT model. Which of the following exercises is appropriate?

Soccer throw

23

A client has been training in Phase 2 for 4 months. She is now experienceing joint pain and emotional fatigue. What stage of the general adaptation syndrome is she most likely in?

Exhaustion

24

Which of the following exercises is considered a back-stabilization exercise?

Standing cable row

25

A client is performing a standing cable row with her shoulders elevated. What cue should be used to correct her form?

Depress the shoulder blades to activate the scapular retractors.

26

Which of the following refers to 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?

Horizontal loading

27

A resistance training system that is a variation of circuit training and that alternates upper body and lower body exercises throughout the circuit is called?

Peripheral heart action

28

When performing the single-leg dumbbell scaption, what is the immediate regression?

Two legs

29

An advanced client who is interested in gaining high levels of muscle mass would benefit most from which of the following resistance-training systems?

Superset system

30

What exercise is considered a total-body Strength Level exercise?

Squat, curl, to two-arm press

31

Which of the following best describes the split-routine system used in resistance training?

Training different body parts on separate days