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1

It is recommended for individuals to lose approximately ___ of his/her
weight before surgical intervention for treatment of obesity.

5-10%

2

T/F: Individuals usually exhibit signs and symptoms of hypertension

False

3

Which mode of exercise should the clinical exercise physiologist stress for
patients with diabetes?

Cardiorespiratory

4

T/F: A comprehensive approach including diet, exercise, and behavioral therapy
is needed to treat obesity

True

5

Which hormone was thought to help the understanding of obesity when it
was identified?

Leptin

6

The goal caloric expenditure for an individual who is overweight or obese is

2,000-2,800 kcal/week

7

T/F: Peripheral neuropathy as a result of diabetes will typically affect the upper
extremities before the lower extremities.

False

8

Which of the following helped the understanding of weight regulation
during studies of overfeeding and calorie restriction?

Set-point theory

9

Which of the following drugs may increase the predisposition of an
individual to hypoglycemia?

Beta-blockers

10

The cutpoint for hypertension based on the American College of Cardiology
and American Heart Association

130/80

11

T/F: Foot care is especially important for individuals with diabetes.

True

12

Progression of a cardiovascular exam on a treadmill for individuals with
hypertension should be approximately

2.0-3.0 MET/ 3 min stage

13

T/F: Treatment for individuals with stage 2 hypertension should start with only
lifestyle changes and reassess in 3-6 months

False

14

T/F: A high BMI conveys the same risk as cardiovascular disease on
cardiovascular death

True

15

Diabetes is currently the _____ leading cause of death in the United States.

None of the above
(7th)

16

T/F: BMI is considered an acceptable measure of overweight and obesity in the
clinical setting.

True

17

T/F: If an individual with hypertension is conducting an exercise test for the purpose of designing an exercise program, s/he should not take any antihypertensive medication

False

18

T/F: Hypertension has a high direct and indirect cost on the economy

True

19

Insulin is produced by the ____ of the pancreas.

Beta-cells

20

T/F: Individuals with diabetes have a higher risk of heart disease.

True

21

Recommended weight loss for patients with the metabolic syndrome is
approximately

10%

22

Which of the following is attributed as the major driver of the metabolic
syndrome in the U.S. population?

Overweight and obesity

23

Functional foods that may improve dyslipidemia include:

A and C are correct
( A. Soluble fiber
and C. Garlic)

24

T/F: Resistance training has a significant effect on improving dyslipidemia

False

25

Which of the following effects do statins have on exercise?

No effect on exercise

26

T/F: Range of motion exercises are important for reducing the risk of developing
metabolic syndrome

False

27

T/F: Females are more likely to have high cholesterol levels than males

True

28

T/F: Treatment of the metabolic syndrome should be focused around weight loss
interventions

True

29

T/F: Waist circumference is a highly predictive measure of abdominal obesity

True

30

T/F: Exercise is generally recommended immediately before dialysis to combat
fluid overload

False