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1

Clients seeking nutritional meal planning from an ACSM certified Personal Trainer should be:

referred to a Registered Dietician

2

A routine pattern of adhering to and documenting compliance with fitness industry guidelines is
often an effective guard against ________.

Negligence

3

What is the heart's predominant pacemaker?

Sinoatrial node

4

Your client is a 59 year old sedentary female with a body mass index of 33 kg/m2. She has no
history of heart disease herself, but her mother had a myocardial infarction at the age of 66. She is
an ex-smoker who quit 15 years ago, blood pressure is consistently 135/85 mm Hg, total
cholesterol is 180 mg/dL (4.6 mmol/L) with an HDL level of 30 mg/dL (0.8 mmol/L), and blood
glucose is 100 mg/dL (5.6 mmol/L). She has come to you for advice because she wishes to
improve her overall health and fitness.
How many risk factor thresholds for coronary artery disease does this client possess?

Three

5

Your client is a 59 year old sedentary female with a body mass index of 33 kg/m2. She has no
history of heart disease herself, but her mother had a myocardial infarction at the age of 66. She is
an ex-smoker who quit 15 years ago, blood pressure is consistently 135/85 mm Hg, total
cholesterol is 180 mg/dL (4.6 mmol/L) with an HDL level of 30 mg/dL (0.8 mmol/L), and blood glucose is 100 mg/dL (5.6 mmol/L). She has come to you for advice because she wishes to improve her overall health and fitness
What are the risk factors according to the American College of Sports Medicine?

Obesity, sedentary lifestyle, hypercholesterolemia

6

Your client is a 59 year old sedentary female with a body mass index of 33 kg/m2. She has no
history of heart disease herself, but her mother had a myocardial infarction at the age of 66. She is
an ex-smoker who quit 15 years ago, blood pressure is consistently 135/85 mm Hg, total
cholesterol is 180 mg/dL (4.6 mmol/L) with an HDL level of 30 mg/dL (0.8 mmol/L), and blood
glucose is 100 mg/dL (5.6 mmol/L). She has come to you for advice because she wishes to
improve her overall health and fitness.
What initial American College of Sports Medicine risk stratification does this client fall into?

Moderate risk

7

Your client reports ankle edema. What would a certified Personal Trainer look for?

Swelling

8

What is the role of High Density Lipoprotein in the blood?

Transports cholesterol

9

What is the definition of arteriosclerosis?

Hardening of the arteries

10

What are three non-modifiable conditions that place someone at increased risk for the
development of coronary artery disease?

Advanced age, gender, family history

11

What effect should a bronchodilator have on your asthmatic client?

Decrease airway resistance

12

Which of the following blood lipids is influenced more by physical activity than by nutrition
modification?

HDL

13

What are the acute affects of alcohol intake on exercise?

Promotes dehydration and increases risk of heart arrhythmias

14

Which of the following practices are NOT recommended for persons with asthma who desire to
participate in a strenuous aerobic exercise program?

Use a short, intense warm-up

15

What are three non-modifiable conditions that place someone at increased risk for the
development of coronary artery disease?

Advanced age, gender, family history

16

What is the leading cause of non-cardiovascular death in young athletes?

Overheating