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Certified Personal Trainer Exam

Subject : certifications
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The combo and interrelation of the nervous - muscular - and skeletal systems

2. Joint motion

3. Radioulnar joint - moves in one plane of motion (transverse)

4. Example of flat bones

5. Internal intercoastals - abdominals

6. Superset - moderate loades and reps (8-12)

7. The chemical or substrate form in which most fat exists in food as well as in the body.

8. People in this stage are active but have not yet maintained this behavior for 6 months

9. Latissimus dorsi

10. Borderline high total cholesterol level

11. Only moves in sagittal plane...elbow joint

12. Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems

13. The ability of the nervous system to analyze and interpret sensory info to allow for proper decision making - which produces the appropriate response

14. Transmit nerve impulses from effector sites (such as muscles and organs) via receptors to the brain and spinal cord

15. Small terminal branches of an artery - which end in capillaries

16. A system of the body composed of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems

17. Weight over height essentially - 703 times weight over height squared for US (703*lbs / in^2) or kg / m^2 overseas

18. What percentage of the US population is estimated not to engage in 30 minutes of low to moderate physical activity?

19. Upward rotation of the scapula

20. The amount charged for a product or service

21. Gluteus maximus - quadriceps

22. A small mass of specialized cardiac muscle fibers - located in the wall of the right atrium of the heart - that receives heartbeat impulses from the sinoatrial node and directs them to the walls of the ventricles

23. Alteration of muscle length surrounding a joint

24. The specific product or service offered

25. The smallest blood vessels - and the site of exchange of chemicals and water between the blood and the tissues

26. A system of organs (the lungs and respiratory passageways) that collects oxygen from the external environment and transports it to the bloodstream

27. The formation of glucose from noncarbohydrate sources - such as amino acids

28. Healthy total cholesterol level

29. Having an attitude and genuine interest in seeking a client's perspective and getting to know him or her

30. A layer of connective tissue that is underneath the fascia and surrounds the muscle.

31. Carpals of the hand - no axis of rotation

32. Sternum - ribs - vertebrae

33. Heart rate x stroke volume - the overall performance of the heart

34. Nerves that serve the outer areas of the body and skeletal muscle and are largely responsible for the voluntary control of movement

35. Cartilage that covers the articular surfaces of bones.

36. Lower blood pressure and can do anything to heart rate - could be anything - used for treat hypertension and angina (chest pain)

37. The highest rate of oxygen transport and utilization achieved at maximal physical exertion

38. Knee

39. Energy storage an transfer unit within the cells of the body

40. Bmi of 30+ - at least 30 lbs over recommended weight for their height

41. Transversus abdominis

42. Percentage of adults with low back pain

43. The process of actively or passively relaxing the inspiratory muscles to move air out of the body

44. Chronic diseases account for what percentage of deaths in the US?

45. The process of actively contracting the inspiratory muscles to move air into the body

46. Of the leading causes of death in the US - what percentage were caused by cardiovascular disease and cancer

47. Cranial and spinal nerves that spread throughout the body

48. A specialized area of cardiac tissue located in the right atrium of the heart - which initiates the electrical impulses that determine the heart rate; often termed the pacemaker for the heart

49. The amount of blood pumped out of the heart with each contraction

50. Provide a resting ground for muscles and protection of vital organs