ACE Personal Trainer Test

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1.  Which of the following intervention strategies would be LEAST APPROPRIATE when working with someone in the precontemplation stage? 
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2.  Which of the following observations during the passive straight-leg raise represents normal length of the hamstring? 
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3.  Which of the following are actions to take when you suspect a client is having a mild hypoglycemic incident? 
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4.  What is the GREATEST LIMITATION associated with using the heart-rate reserve (HRR) to calculate exercise target heart rate? 
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5.  The PRIMARY purpose of professional certifications is to: 
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6.  A client should be reffered to his or her physician if whcih of the following is found during assessments?
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7.  Which of these assessments meausres a client's anaerobic capacity? 
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8.  During the Thomas Test, you observe that when the client holds the back and sacrum flat, the back of the lowered thigh touches the table, but the knee does not flex to 80 degrees. What muscle(s) should you suspect of being tight? 
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9.  The following list presents the four phases of the functional movement and resistance training component of the ACE IFT Model in their proper order.  Stability and mobility training  Movement training  Load training Performance training
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10.  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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11.  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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12.  Which of the following is an ABSOLUTE contraindication to stretching?
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13.  Which behavioral theory model is based on a prediction that people engage in a health behavior depending on the perceived threat they feel regarding a health problem? 
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14.  What plyometric drills would provide the MOST appropriate progression for a client who can successfully perform a predetermined number of vertical jumps and single linear jumps? 
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15.  Which type of corporation is most typically used by personal -training business? 
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16.  One of the means of objectively assessing the success of a mind-body exercise program is to record baseline and serial blood pressure measurements.
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17.  A client who is in phase 3 of the cardiorespiratory component of the ACE IFT Model is beginning to utilize the three-zone training model based on ventilatory threshold. Approximately what percentage of his time should be spent training between VT1 and VT2?
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18.  A client who is also a high school soccer player is interested in using the glycemic index to guide hims as he "refuels" after practices and matches. Which of the following would be the BEST snack choice?
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19.  Which of the following must be included as part of every client's pre-participation screening? 
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20.  Which form of mind-body exercise is fundamentally a form of movement re-education that breaks inefficient movement patterns into components?
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21.  A client who is in the load-training phase of functional movement and resistance training will be working in the anaerobic-endurance training phase of cardiorepiratory training. 
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22.  Which of the following is generally considered to be unrelated to adherence levels in supervised exercise settings? 
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23.  Which stretching technique involves holding each stretch to the point of tension for 15-60 seconds? 
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24.  Which of Newton's laws of motion is described as follows" A body at rest will stay at rest and a body in motion will stay in motion (with the same direction and velocity) unless acted upon by an external force. 
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25.  More than _____% of people who start a new program will drop out within the first 6 months. 
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26.  Lateral epicondylitis is commonly known as _________.
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27.  Which of the four components of blood carries hormones, food materials, ions, and gases throughout the body?
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28.  Very little of the __________ a person consumes is used for energy production.
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29.  Limited movement over an extended period of time, such as is seen with injury and postural deviations, can result in muscle shortening on one side of a joint and muscle lengthening on the other side of the joint. How do these length changes affect the force-generating capasity of these muscles? 
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30.  Use the following information to answer the question: Gender: Male Age: 47 years Family history: Mother has hypertension; father had coronary bypass surgery at age 59 Smoking: Quit smoking 20 years ago Current exercise: Walks dog 1-2 times per day for 10 minutes per walk BMI: 29 kg/m2 Blood Pressure: 132/86 mmHg Total serum Cholesterol: 216 mg/dL LDL cholesterol: 138 mg/dL HDL cholesterol: 48 mg/dL Fasting plasma glucose: 94 mg/dL Goals: Lose 20lb; increase muscle strength and cardiorespiratory fitness   According to the ACSM risk stratification, what is this client's level of risk?  
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31.  For which of the following clients would a medical exam and graded exercise test be recommended before training begins? 
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32.  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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33.  When working with a client whose personality style is classified as "expressor," which of the following approaches would be the BEST option for a personal trainer? 
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34.  Measuring VO2max in a laboratory involves the collection and analysis of ___________ during maximal exercise. 
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35.   Most health benefits occur with at least __________minutes a week of moderate-intensity physical activity. 
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36.  Standing on a single leg and taking a step mandates stability in each of the following regions EXCEPT the ____________
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37.  A male client brings a form from his PCP reporting the following test results:  waist circumference: 41 inches Triglycerides: 140 mg/dL HDL cholestoral: 38 mg/dL Blood pressue: 128/80 mmHg Fasting blood glucose: 93 mg/dL  This client currently has metabolic syndrome. 
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38.  Individuals who are short in statue may not be good candidates for which type of testing? 
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39.  In what phase of the functional movement and resistance training component of the ACE IFT Model would a person be categorized if he has lumbar lordosis, limited range of motion in the hips and shoulders, and performs resistance-training workouts four days per week? 
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40.  Which of the following statements about the ratings of perceived scale is CORRECT? 
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41.  What is the first progression made when utilizing the double-progressive training protocol. 
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42.  A regular group exercise participant with no competitive goals would be classified in which phase of the cardiorespiratory training component of the ACE IFT Model? 
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43.  Which of the following postural deviations indicates that a client has medially (internally) rated shoulders? 
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44.  A male client who weighs 190 pounds has a one-rep max of 225 pounds on the bench press exercise. His relative strength for this exercise in ___________. 
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45.  Clients returning to exercies following greater trochanteric bursitis should generally avoid _________________.
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46.  Which business structure combines the limited liability and flow-through taxation of the S-corp with easier creation and operation requirements? 
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47.  What assessments are essential according to the ACE IFT Model and should be completed prior to an client beginning an exercise program? 
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48.  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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49.  Which of the following presents the four stages of the cleint-trainer relationship in their proper order? 
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50.  When  trying to meet the objective of the stability and mobility training phase by reestablishing appropriate levels of stability and mobility through the kinetic chain, a personal trainer should begin by trageting which region of the body? 
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