Flashcards in PT Test 8 Deck (10):
What was the purpose of the original Borg Scale of Perceived Exertion?
To determine the level of fatigue during exercise
Which of the following is the correct sequence of events when starting the process for exercise
prescription for a new client?
Obtain a medical history, have the client perform a risk factor assessment, administer fitness
tests, interpret the data, prescribe exercise
Which of the following locations is most sensitive to the baroreceptor reflex , when palpating the
pulse of an exercising client?
Which of the following is a limiting factor when using the body mass index (BMI) to determine
obesity and disease risk?
Fat and lean tissue weights are not differentiated
Client pre-participation screening procedures should be _____.
valid, cost effective and time efficient
Which of the following screening mechanisms would best optimize safety during exercise testing
and aid in the development of a safe and effective exercise prescription?
Health history screening to determine risk stratification
Which of the following structures are important to anterior/posterior postural observation and
Vertebral column for scoliosis and scapula for balance
The personal trainer's analysis of posture and body alignment should be made from which of the
three different positions?
Anterior, posterior, laterally from both sides
Information about the personal habits of a client including alcohol, caffeine, and tobacco
consumption is typically included in what document?