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1

Which of the following is also known as the Trunk Flexion Test?

Sit-and-reach test

2

What is the order of stretching techniques from lowest risk of injury to highest risk of injury?

Slow static; proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation; ballistic

3

Which of the following joints has the greatest range of motion, and involves the greatest number of
movements?

Shoulder joint

4

What change may occur between heart rate and blood pressure as a result of chronic exercise?

Resting heart rate and resting blood pressure are reduced

5

Which of the following is a result of chronic aerobic training?

Decreased plasma triglyceride levels

6

Mitral valve prolapse is a condition which primarily affects the

Bicuspid valve.

7

What action is involved in the concentric phase of the biceps curl?

Flexion at the elbow

8

Cardiac output is a product of heart rate multiplied by ___________.

stroke volume.

9

Which of the following best describes the symptoms that occur at 24-48 hours after a single bout
of intensive exercise?

Delayed onset muscle soreness

10

Which principle of training best describes a previously active client, who has been ill and bedridden
for a prolonged period of time?

Reversibility

11

If you are palpating the thumb side of the forearm in the wrist area, what pulse are you checking?

Radial

12

What is the correct order of the regions of the spinal column, from superior to inferior?

Cervical, thoracic, lumbar,sacral, and coccyx

13

Which muscle is an antagonist of the hamstrings?

Iliopsoas

14

Which of the following physiological changes does NOT occur when a client improves aerobic
capacity?

A. The muscles will be able to extract more oxygen from the blood.
B. Total lung volume will increase in proportion to the total accumulated time of high-intensity
exercise.
C. The oxygen carrying capacity of the blood will increase.
D. The amount of air the lungs can take in will increase because of increases in the rate and depth
of breathing.

Answer: B

15

As the intensity of dynamic exercise increases, which of the following sets of responses occurs?

Heart rate and systolic blood pressure increase, diastolic pressure remains unchanged.

16

From a seated position, with dumbbells to the sides, raising the dumbbells laterally to shoulder
level with elbows slightly flexed, exercises primarily the _______:

middle deltoid.

17

What is the major muscle used to flex the hip joint?

Iliopsoas

18

A subject with elbows held at 90 degrees of flexion is handed a 150 lb (68.1kg) barbell. Even
though he exerts maximal tension, the barbell causes the joint angle to increase to 170 degrees.
Which one of the following describes the muscle action during the extension?

Isotonic eccentric

19

Type II muscle fibers:

Are recruited at a higher percentage of maximum force than Type I fibers.

20

Which of the following is a normal blood pressure (BP) response to aerobic exercise?

Systolic BP increases proportionately to increases in workload and diastolic BP remains
unchanged or decreases slightly.