NASM (Mac).txt

  1. Optimum stride length at maximum velocity is: 
    2.1 to 2.5 times leg length
  2. The study that uses principles of physics to quantitatively study how forces interact within the body:
  3. The movement of a body part away from the middle of the body:
  4. The 3 components of the Kinetic Chain:
    • Nervous system
    • Skeletal system
    • Muscular system 
  5. When excited, which of the following sensory receptors will cause an activated muscle to relax through the process of autogenic inhibition

    D. Golgi Tendon Organs 
  6. The anatomical location that refers to a position above a reference point:
  7. Anatomic Locations
    Position below a point of reference
  8. Anatomic Locations
    Position nearest the center of the body, or point of reference
  9. Anatomic Locations
    Positioned farthest from the center of the body, or point of reference
  10. Anatomic Locations
    On the front of the body
    Anterior (ventral)
  11. Anatomic Locations
    On the back of the body
    Posterior (dorsal)
  12. Sensory receptors responsible for sensing distortion in body tissue
  13. 3 planes of motion
    • Frontal
    • Sagittal
    • Transverse 
  14. Examples of Sagittal plane exercises:
    • Biceps curl
    • Triceps pushdown
    • Squat
    • Front lunge
    • Calf raise
    • Walking
    • Running
    • Vertical jumping
    • Climbing stairs
  15. Examples of Frontal plane exercises:
    • Side lunge
    • Side shuffle
    • Side lateral raise
  16. Examples of Transverse plane exercises:
    • Trunk rotation
    • Throwing
    • Golfing
    • Swinging a bat 
  17. Muscles that act as prime movers / most responsible for a particular movement
  18. Muscles that assist prime movers
  19. Support or stabilize the body while the prime movers and synergist perform the movement patterns
  20. Muscles that perform the opposite action of a prime mover
  21. Core Stabilization exercises:
    • Marching
    • Floor bridge
    • Floor prone cobra (fish out of water)
    • Prone iso-ab (plank) 
  22. Core Strength exercises:
    • Ball crunch
    • Back extensions
    • Reverse crunch
    • Cable rotations 
  23. Core Power exercises:
    • Rotation chest pass
    • Ball medicine ball pullover throw
    • Front medcine ball oblique throw
    • Woodchop throw
  24. Exercises that emphasize an agonist immediatley followed by an exercise that emphasize the antagonist are known as:
    Compound set
  25. An environment that is said to be proprioceptively enriched is one that works on challenging what:
    Internal balance & Stabilization
  26. Connective tissue such as tendons & ligaments repair very slowly due to a lack of:
    Blood supply
  27. The plane of motion that divides the body into two halves of front and back, thereby allowing for side to side movement:
    Frontal plane
  28. Hypertension is defined as blood pressure greater than:
    140/90 Hg
  29. Reactive training helps to improve which of the following:

    C. Rate of force production
  30. How many calories does one fat yield:
  31. Successful people who know what they want from life have been shown to lead lives that are characterized by:
    • Purpose
    • Meaning
    • Passion 
  32. Lifestyle questions that the health & fitness professional should ask in the initial assessment:
    What are your recreational activies or hobbies
  33. A client who exhibits the movement compensation of excessive forward lean during overhead squat assessment should foam the:
    Soleus (calve muscle)
  34. To assess BMI; what is the equation used:
    Divide body weight (kilos) by height (in meters squared)
  35. Severe BMI scores begins with:
    • 35
    • Mild = 25-30
    • Moderate = 30 - 35
    • Severve = >35 
  36. Compensation of the knees caving inward during overhead squat assessment would implicate:
    Adductor complex as being tight
  37. When the structural integrity of the body has been compromised as a result of a disruption in one or more of the components of the kenetic chain, what will develop:
    Postural distortion patterns
  38. What test the upper extremity neuromuscular efficiency:
    Pushing assessment
  39. The type of bloop pressure that signifies the minimum pressure within the arteries through a full cardiac cycle:
    • Diastolic BP
    • Range is 80 to 85Hg 
  40. During an overhead squat assessment a client demonstrates an arched lower back; what stretch would be most appropriate:

    C. Static kneeling hip flexor stretch 
  41. What is the correct position of the back leg during the cable rotation exercise:
    Triple extention
  42. Optimum stride length at maximum velocity is:
    2.1 to 2.5 times leg length
  43. The study that uses principle of physics to quantitatively study how forces interact within the body:
  44. What nutrient is responsible for acting as transports for vitamins A, D, e, and K:
  45. What percentage of comuunication is based on physiology (stance, eye contact etc.):
  46. After becoming a credentialed personal trainer, how many CEU's are required per two year time period:
  47. 3 example of believe as a powerful predictor of success:
    • Hope
    • Self-efficacy
    • Focus & Control 
  48. Consumption of which are associated with lower incidence of heart disease, lower incidence of cancer, maintaing good intestinal motlity and helps regulate the body's absorption of glucose:

    C. fiber
  49. What % of communication is based on words:
  50. 3 examples of essential questions to ask a client in the initial appointment:
    • 1. What are you trying to achieve
    • 2. What is most important about achieving that goal
    • 3. How long has it been a goal 
  51. Approximately how many amino acids does the body use:
  52. Individuals who engage in higher level visonary thinking, as well as lower level strategic thinking are known as:
    Flexible thinkers
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