NASM Practice Exam Questions Flashcards
Pronation of the forearm involves the inward movement of the forearm in which of the following planes? Select one: b. Frontal c. Transverse d. Sagittal
What is a primary cause of musculoskeletal degeneration in the adult population?
low back pain
A new client performs the Rockport walk test and scores in the “good” category of cardiovascular fitness. Up to which of the following percentages of maximal heart rate should this client train? Select one: a. 0.75 b. 0.95 c. 0.65 d. 0.85
Which of the following percentages of ATP and PC recovery result from a rest interval of 40 seconds between sets of resistance exercise? Select one: a. 50% b. 100% c. 75% d. 25%
Which level of core training exercise prepares an individual to dynamically stabilize and generate force at more functionally applicable speeds? Select one: a. Core-power b. Core-stabilization c. Core-reactive d. Core-strength
a. core power
Which of the following is a precaution that should be taken while performing the reverse crunch exercise? Select one: a. Avoid rounding the lower back when performing the exercise. b. Keep the chin tucked while performing the exercise. c. Avoid a large stride length to protect the low back. d. Avoid swinging the legs when performing the exercise.
d. avoid swinging the legs
What should a fitness professional avoid while communicating with a client? Select one: a. Giving feedback immediately upon noting errors b. Reflecting the meaning of what was just heard c. Using negative communication d. Asking open-ended questions
c. using negative communication
What cognitive-behavior approach involves thoughts influencing behavior? Select one: a. Extrinsic b. Association and dissociation c. Intrinsic Incorrect d. Social support
b. association and dissociation
When performing CPR, how should the compressions be administered?
firm and deep
Which of the following is a method of push promotion? Select one: a. Bulk discounts b. A blog c. A commercial d. Social media
a. bulk discounts
How much should you increase weight after each set in upper extremity strength assessment?
5-10% each set
How many sets should be performed in resistance portion of Stabilization Endurance Phase?
During which phase are optimal landing techniques stabilized?
plyometric stabilization training
What is used to improve extensibility with autogenic and reciprocal inhibition?