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1

What is a result of resistance training in adolescents?

It promotes muscular strength

2

A 35 year-old male client has a goal of completing a sprint distance triathlon. The certified
Personal Trainer prescribes an exercise regimen of swimming 2 days per week, running 3 days
per week, and bicycling 2 days per week. What training principle is being used?

Specificity

3

What are the FITTE Factors?

Frequency, intensity, time, type, enjoyment

4

Why is a cool-down period important?

Returns pooled blood back to central circulation

5

Which of the following is NOT a principle of training?

Concentration

6

What is the first phase of an annual training cycle?

Preparatory

7

What is a function of the hamstring muscles?

Hip extensors

8

What method of training combines a routine of alternating cardiovascular exercises with resistance
training exercises?

Circuit training

9

What resistance training method is described by a light to heavy or heavy to light progression of
sets?

Pyramid

10

What resistance training method is being used when the client is performing a set of bicep curls
immediately followed by triceps pushdowns?

Supersets

11

Together, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports
Medicine recommend that every US adult should accumulate _____ minutes or more of moderateintensity
physical activity on most, preferably all days of the week.

30

12

What is the predominant factor causing increases in strength during the initial weeks of training?

Improvements in neuromuscular adaptation

13

Which of the following exercise program variables describes a change in intensity?

Increasing a treadmill incline by five degrees.

14

What happens to the muscle during isometric tension development?

No change in the length of the muscle

15

Which of the following is the most important exercise to include in an overall training plan for an
apparently healthy automobile mechanic who performs daily overhead movements?

Shoulder press

16

A client's workout record shows changes in exercise volume and intensity over time. What training
concept is being demonstrated?

Periodization

17

When performing a seated leg extension, which muscle group is the primary antagonist during the
concentric phase?

Hamstrings

18

What position should women in their second or third trimester of pregnancy avoid when performing
exercise?

Supine

19

What is the suggested order of an exercise session?

Warm-up, endurance phase, cool-down, stretch

20

What does it mean if a specific activity is contraindicated?

Do not perform at all