Flashcards in SPT2 Deck (136)
It is recommended for individuals to lose approximately ___ of his/her
weight before surgical intervention for treatment of obesity.
T/F: Individuals usually exhibit signs and symptoms of hypertension
Which mode of exercise should the clinical exercise physiologist stress for
patients with diabetes?
T/F: A comprehensive approach including diet, exercise, and behavioral therapy
is needed to treat obesity
Which hormone was thought to help the understanding of obesity when it
The goal caloric expenditure for an individual who is overweight or obese is
T/F: Peripheral neuropathy as a result of diabetes will typically affect the upper
extremities before the lower extremities.
Which of the following helped the understanding of weight regulation
during studies of overfeeding and calorie restriction?
Which of the following drugs may increase the predisposition of an
individual to hypoglycemia?
The cutpoint for hypertension based on the American College of Cardiology
and American Heart Association
T/F: Foot care is especially important for individuals with diabetes.
Progression of a cardiovascular exam on a treadmill for individuals with
hypertension should be approximately
2.0-3.0 MET/ 3 min stage
T/F: Treatment for individuals with stage 2 hypertension should start with only
lifestyle changes and reassess in 3-6 months
T/F: A high BMI conveys the same risk as cardiovascular disease on
Diabetes is currently the _____ leading cause of death in the United States.
None of the above
T/F: BMI is considered an acceptable measure of overweight and obesity in the
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
T/F: Hypertension has a high direct and indirect cost on the economy
Insulin is produced by the ____ of the pancreas.
T/F: Individuals with diabetes have a higher risk of heart disease.
Recommended weight loss for patients with the metabolic syndrome is
Which of the following is attributed as the major driver of the metabolic
syndrome in the U.S. population?
Overweight and obesity
Functional foods that may improve dyslipidemia include:
A and C are correct
( A. Soluble fiber
and C. Garlic)
T/F: Resistance training has a significant effect on improving dyslipidemia
Which of the following effects do statins have on exercise?
No effect on exercise
T/F: Range of motion exercises are important for reducing the risk of developing
T/F: Females are more likely to have high cholesterol levels than males
T/F: Treatment of the metabolic syndrome should be focused around weight loss
T/F: Waist circumference is a highly predictive measure of abdominal obesity