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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?

Carotid artery


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?

Medical history


Which of the following points should NOT be included in an Informed Consent document regarding
fitness testing?

A. Statement that the patient has been given an opportunity to ask questions about procedures
B. Reminder that the client is free to stop the test at any point
C. Warning that death could result from participation
D. Identical language for both diagnostic and prescriptive tests
Answer: D