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For the comparison of body mass index (BMI) and plethysmography body composition
assessment techniques, which of the following statements is correct?

BMI is inferior to plethysmography because it does not account for lean/fat mass in its


Which of the following circumference sites are used to compute a waist-to-hip ratio?

Waist, buttocks/hips


As described by the American College of Sports Medicine, proper technique during the push-up
test involves _____.

stopping the test when the subject strains forcibly


Your client is wearing a heart rate monitor while performing a 1.5 mile run to assess aerobic
capacity. During the test, your client reaches 85% of her age-predicted heart rate maximum.
With this information, you should _____.

continue the test if there is otherwise no reason to believe that the client has reached aerobic


What is the correct hand placement when spotting the dumbbell fly exercise?

Close to the dumbbells or wrists of your client without touching them.


What is the correct spotting technique for the barbell flat bench press?

Keep your hands close to the bar without touching it.


What is the correct spotting technique of the seated barbell shoulder press?

Keep hands in an alternate grip position close to the bar, and assist only when necessary.


Which of the following exercises is contraindicated by the American College of Sports Medicine?

Unsupported hip/trunk flexion


What exercise should be avoided for a person suffering from shoulder impingement syndrome?

Overhead press


For your client who is training outside in 90°F (32°C) weather at a moderate intensity, how often
should they drink water?

Once every 15 minutes.


The recommended initial treatment for an acute joint injury is the application of which of the

Compression and cold


What is the correct spotting technique for the barbell lunge?

Keep hands close to client's hips/waist or torso at all times


Which of the following recommendations would you make to your client who plans on playing
tennis on a very hot and humid afternoon?

Consume fluids at temperatures of 15 to 22.2 degrees Celsius (59-72 degrees Fahrenheit).


In which of the following scenarios should an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) be used?

Unconscious client without a pulse


Which four extrinsic risk factors may be associated with an increased risk of musculoskeletal injury

Excessive Load on the body, training errors, adverse environmental conditions, faulty


A client at your fitness center complains of a headache and seems disoriented. He appears ashen
and has moist, cold skin. You know from his health history that he has Type II diabetes. Which of
the following steps do you take after you call for medical assistance?

Administer sugar.


What is a warning sign of anorexia nervosa?

Prefering to eat in isolation


What is the equivalent of 2.5 pounds (1.13 kg) of body fat in kilocalories?

8750 kilocalories


Individuals participating in a non-medically based supervised weight loss program should reduce
their caloric intake by _____ kilocalories per day, and reduce their dietary fat intake to less than
_____ percent of their total caloric intake.

500 to 1000 kilocalories; 30%


What is considered a normal Body Mass Index (BMI) range?

18.5 to 24.9 BMI