Flashcards in PT Test 15 Deck (18):
As a response to a progressive resistance training program, which of the following demonstrates
the predominant contribution to an increase in cross-sectional area of a muscle?
hypertrophy and possibly hyperplasia
What is the intensity recommendation for the initial conditioning stage of a cardiovascular
40% to 60% of heart rate reserve
Approximately how long is the initial conditioning phase of a cardiovascular training program?
What is the formula to determine 60% of heart rate reserve?
Maximum heart rate - resting heart rate x 60% + resting heart rate
When should a client exhale during performance of a bench press?
During the concentric phase of the movement.
What health-related physical fitness component is primarily emphasized in a circuit training
program that has 30 stations, 60 seconds per station, at 25% of one repetition maximum?
Which of the following is NOT a principle of training?
What is the first phase of an annual training cycle?
What resistance training method is described by a light to heavy or heavy to light progression of
What resistance training method is being used when the client is performing a set of bicep curls
immediately followed by triceps pushdowns?
What is the predominant factor causing increases in strength during the initial weeks of training?
Improvements in neuromuscular adaptation
Which of the following exercise program variables describes a change in intensity?
A. Changing activity from treadmill to stair-stepper.
B. Increasing a treadmill incline by five degrees.
C. Increasing the number of workout days from two to three per week.
D. Increasing treadmill running time from 20 to 30 minutes.
What happens to the muscle during isometric tension development?
No change in the length of the muscle
Which of the following exercises works best in isolating the soleus muscle?
A. Standing heel raises
B. Seated ankle extensions with the knees straight
C. Seated heel raises with bent (flexed) knees
D. Half squats with external rotation of the hip joint
When doing a push-up on the floor, the motion at the elbow joint during the down phase is called
________ and the type of muscle action is called ________.
Which of the following muscle groups must be strengthened in order to maintain a healthy back?
Abdominals, hip extensors and erector spinae
Which of the following correctly describes the technique used in PNF (Proprioceptive
A contract-relax sequence to relax the muscle stretch reflex mechanism.