ACE Personal Trainer Test

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ACE personal trainer test
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1.  Personal trainers who provide training sessions to individuals and/or groups in clients' homes or outdoor settings should check with their current insurance providers to see if they are covered for training in these settings or if they need to add a ___________ policy to their exisiting progessional liability insurance. 
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2.  A client leaves a gym bag on the front seat of his car each morning as a reminder to work out on his way home from work. What behavior-change strategy is he using? 
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3.  What is the objective of conducting clearning tests prior to the performance of movement screens? 
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4.  After completing one year of personal training, Gina said she had learned a great deal from you and wanted to try to continue her program on her own. During the six months that have followed, you have noticed Gina routinely coming into the gym to exercise for one or two hours on four or five days of the week. When you talk with her about it, she say that she "loves coming into the gym and feels great after her workouts." This statement reflects GIna's strong ___________________.
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5.  Which of the following movements takes place in the frontal plane?
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6.  Which of the following is a SMART goal? 
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7.  Which of the following business practices would be MOST liekly to put a facility at risk for imporperly categorizing personal trainers as independent contractors? 
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8.  What is a metabolic benefit of practicing yoga and tai chi on a regular basis?
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9.  What is the primary purpose of a fitness certification?
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10.  Barring structural differences in the skeletal system, a pronated ankle ___________.
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11.  A prospective client tells you that he has been going for 2-mile walks a couple of times each week for the past 2 months, and that he joined the gym because he is finally ready to adopt a more structured workout regimen. What is this individual's stage of change? 
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12.  When performing a shoulder screen and observing the client from a posterior view, a trainer notices an outward protrusion of the vertebral borders, but not the inferior angles of the scapulae. What deviation is most likely being observed? 
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13.  Once a client can demonstration good static balance while standing on two feet, what exercise could the trainer introduce that would provide the MOST appropriate progression? 
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14.  Which treatment of soft-tissue injuries is within the personal trainer scope of practice? 
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15.  Which of the following statements about the ratings of perceived scale is CORRECT? 
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16.  Which of the following injuries is primarily caused by training errors among athletes? 
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17.  You are working with a client who has hypertension and has been cleared by her physician for exercise. Which of the following would be MOST appropriate for her initial resistance-training program? 
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18.  Stop and go game type activities are an appropriate choice for both youth and older adult exercisers. 
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19.  What effect does regular exercise have on dyslipidemia?
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20.  Measuring VO2max in a laboratory involves the collection and analysis of ___________ during maximal exercise. 
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21.  Which form of tai chi is the most practiced in the West today?
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22.  Which exercise variable is it MOST appropriate for a personal trainer to manipulate in the early stagges of an exercise program?
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23.  Most fitness enthusiasts that exercise in a gym or at home on a regular basis on multiple days per week will spend many years reaching their fitness goals through aerobic-efficiency training. Research with these well-trained non-athletes has found that they will spend as much as ______% of their total training time in zone 2. 
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24.  Which of the following benefits of regular participation in mind-body exercise will have the GREATEST impact on improved program adherence?
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25.  During what phase of the functional movement and resistance training component of the ACE IFT Model is the application of external resistance to functional movement patterns a primary focus? 
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26.  /Which of the following CORRECTLY describes the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
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27.  An individual is using a resistance band to perform very short-duration (less than 2 seconds per stretch) hamstring stretches in sets of eight repetitions. What flexibility-training technique is this person using? 
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28.  "I will perform a full-body resistance-training workout twice every week" is an example of which type of goal?
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29.  A client's physician provides the following guideline regarding the mode of exercise for a new client: "Swimming is the recommended mode of exercise; upper-body resistance exercises are not appropriate." With which of the following conditions is this client MOST likely coping? 
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30.  When evaluating a new client's posture, a personal trainer notices a long outward curve of the thoracic spine with an accentuated lumbar curve and a backward shift of the upper truck. What postural deviation does this client have? 
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31.  When programming exercise fora  client who is recovering from a lateral ankle sprain, it is important to begin with side-to-side motions before progressing to staright plan and then mutlidirectional motions. 
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32.  The birddog is an effective exercise for which of the following muscles that act at the trunk?
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33.  A new client tells you that she used to participate in local 10k  and half-marathon running events before having twins. Although she had wanted to continue running, she has not been active since her children were born 2 years ago. Now that they are in daycare 3 days per week, she has begun walking a bit and wants to begin running, with an eventual goal of completing her first marathon. Based on this information, what stages of change has she gone through from pre-pregnany to meeting with you today. 
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34.  What is the GREATEST LIMITATION associated with using the heart-rate reserve (HRR) to calculate exercise target heart rate? 
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35.  Once a client can perform two sets of 10 reps of glute bridges, which exercise would provide the MOST appropriate progression? 
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36.  Using reinforcement to help a client progress from doing a quarter lunge to performing a full lunge and then eventually adding resistance is an example of which process? 
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37.  Which of the following would be MOST liekly to enhance program particiaption and goal attainment? 
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38.  If an activity requires a functional capacity of 6 METs, what is the total oxygen consumption of someone performing that activity?
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39.  What is the BEST method for ensuring that all aspects of a client-personal trainer relationship are properly established? 
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40.  Which of the following is an example of a multiplanar movement from the anatomical position? 
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41.  During cardiorespiratory exercise with progressively increasing intensity, the need for additional oxygen is met initially through linear increases in minute ventilation (Ve). The point at which the increased demands for oxygen can no longer be met by this linear increase, causing a nonlinear increase in ventilation is known as ______________________ and can be measure via a ___________________.
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42.  Adherence is defined as the psychological drive that gives behavior direction and purpose. 
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43.  During a workout, you notice that a client displays a sudden lack of coordination and balance and, when asked, reports trouble seeing. What is the MOST likely cause of these symptoms? 
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44.  _________________ involves the number of pros and cons perceived about adopting and/or maintaining an activity program. 
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45.  Which of the following would be contraindicated for a client who has an acute hamstring strain? 
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46.  You are working with a client who has type 1 diabetes and checks his blood glucose levels prior to each exercise session. Which of the following pre-exercise blood glucose levels would make you postpone the exercise session until blood sugar is under control? 
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47.  Which of the following is NOT one of the potential benefits of a sole proprietorship? 
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48.  The resistance training program you have design for a client has her performing 8-12 reps during each set, using a double prgressive training protocol for advancing workload. She was able to perform 2 sets of 12 reps on the leg press with 200 lbs. Based on this info, what would be the MOST appropriate progression for her on the leg press exercise? 
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49.  You are working with a new client who wants to begin resistance training in prep for a one-month backpacking trip he will be taking thorough the Rocky Mountains. Which of the following training sets and reps ranges would be BEST for helping prepare for the rigors of this multi-day trip? 
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50.  The affective and neurendocrine response to mind-body exercise is mediated through the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA) and results in a decreased prodiction of which hormones that are associated with stress?
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