AFAA Practice Test

  1. The Karvonen formula incorporates the _____in determining the training heart rate range (THRR.)
    Resting Heart Rate RHR
  2. To Promote and maintain health, an individual should perform_______ minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity_______ days per week.
  3. One way to determine an individuals estimated maximal heart rate is by
    subtracting his/her age from 220
  4. Two atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk factors improved by regular participation in physical activity are _____ and:
    blood pressure and total sereum cholesterol.
  5. The primary muscles performing work are called ______, and may be identified by specific:
    Agonists; joint action.
  6. the definition of _______ is when oxygen uptake has reached an adequate level to meet the oxygen demand of the body.
    Steady State
  7. A skilled related component of physical fitness is
  8. The function of ________ is to sense the degree of tension and the length of the muscle.
  9. To enhance flexibility during the end of class cool down segment, the AFAA recommends perfoming _______ stretches for _____seconds.
    Static; 15-60
  10. Movement that performs shoulder horizontal abduction is a
    High Row
  11. A motivational technique called ______ is used to sustain a Type B participant for lifelong exercise adherence.
  12. The AFAA recommends that a recovery heart rate be taken _______ of aerobic work.
    3-5 minutes upon conclusion.
  13. If an individuals training workload for muscular strength and/or endurance i discontinued, a reduction in muscle fitness may occur after _____ months.
    3 months
  14. When performing a squat, during the concentric contraction, ______ occurs.
    Hip Extension.
  15. When introducing varying road situations in an indoor cycling class, be sure that there are ____transitions between movements and changing terrain.
  16. S.A.P.I approach
    • S=Survey
    • A=Assessment
    • P=Prioritize
    • I=Implement
  17. The Afaa 5 questions help instructors:
    Evaluate the risk of exercises.
  18. the purpose of Torso Stabilization training is to:
    Enhance ability to maintain proper spinal alignment.
  19. An appropriate alignment cue for hands and knees position is:
    "Hands directly under Shoulders"
  20. Correct standing alignment includes the pelvis in a/an:
    Neutral position
  21. When working with participants diagnosed with asthma, instructors should allow for_____ and:
    an extended warm-ups; cool-down
  22. a probable cause of common injuries associated with group exercise classes may be
    body mechanics
  23. Music is commonly written in a standard____beat.
    4/4 beat
  24. If a participant complains about pain that has been persistent over the past few weeks, an instructor should:
    recommend a physicians evaluation
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