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ACE Personal Trainer Test

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ACE personal trainer test
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1.  The end-point of the VT2 threshold test is determined by the client's ability to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, or another memorized group of phrases. 
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2.  "Shoulder girdle" is the formal term for the ___________.
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3.  Which term, also the name of a type of yoga, is synonymous with what is also called "serpent power," of the coiled-up energy contained in the body?
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4.  Weightbearing and resistance-training activities are MOST important for clients with which of the following diseases or disorders? 
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5.  You are designing an exercise program for a new client who has type 2 diabetes and a physician's release for exercise as tolerated to lose weight and improve blood glucose regulation. During the initial session, you learn that she has been sedentary for the past few years. What initial cardiorespiratory program would be most appropriate for her? 
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6.  Which hormone promotes triglyceride breakdown to aid in maintaining blood glucose?
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7.  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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8.  /Which of the following CORRECTLY describes the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
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9.  A company experiences a yearly loss and one of the partners uses that loss to offset profits from another business. This is an example of ___________.
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10.  The first objective when meeting a prospective client is to gather information on the client's goals and objectives. 
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11.  Which treatment of soft-tissue injuries is within the personal trainer scope of practice? 
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12.  Which of the following programs would be MOST appropriate for a client who has a primary focus on improving muscular strength?
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13.  Which of the following is NOT among the 10 insights gleaned from the experiences of the National Weight Control Registry?
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14.  Diagnosing the cause of a client's lordosis posture and prescribing an exercise to treat it is within a personal trainer's scope of practice
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15.  Which of the following is generally considered to be unrelated to adherence levels in supervised exercise settings? 
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16.  Which of the following strategies should be AVOIDED when a personal trainer is modeling the healthful lifestyle that he or she is trying to get clients to adopt? 
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17.  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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18.  A client comes to you with reccomendations from her doctor regarding exercise with greater trochanteric bursitis. One of the focuses of her training should be strengthening which of the following muscle groups? 
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19.  What is the objective of conducting clearning tests prior to the performance of movement screens? 
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20.  Which of the following training scenarios would MOST likely result in overtraining syndrome for an endurance athlete? 
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21.  After how long a period of inactivity following an injury does disuse atrophy in the muscle surrounding the injury begin? 
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22.  Assuming a client is lifting the same amount of weight, he or she can create more resistance by moving the weight closer to the working joint.
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23.  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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24.  During what phase of the general adaptation syndrome will a clinet see progressive increases in muscle size and strength?
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25.  Which of the following accounts for the unique position that personal trainers hold in the allied healthcare continuum? 
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26.  Which of the following is WITHIN the scopr of practice for personal trainers?
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27.  What should you do FIRST with a person who suddenly falls to the floor while exercising? 
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28.  A person who is confident that he or she can successfully participate reguarly in an exercise program __________. 
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29.  Which of the following muscles play a vital role (with the mulitfidi) in providing feedback to the central nervous system about spinal joint position before dynamic forces in the extremities destabilize the spine? 
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30.  A personal trainer who wants to provide massage to help clients who have tight or sore muscles can do so ONLY if __________.
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31.  What is the GREATEST LIMITATION associated with using the heart-rate reserve (HRR) to calculate exercise target heart rate? 
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32.  What exercises would be MOST important to include for a clinet who has recovered from Achillies tendinitis and wants to prevent it from returning? 
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33.  What work -to-recovery ratio would be MOST appropriate to include in a resistance training circuit for small group personal training sessions with clients who have primary goals that require enhanced muscular endurance? 
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34.  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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35.  Which of the following techniques will reduce the balance challenge of an exercise? 
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36.  Which of the following would help a trainer develop rapport with a client during the initial session? 
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37.  Which of the following is an example of an effective cognitive behavioral technique that a personal trainer can implement to improve client exercise adherence? 
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38.  Which of the following exercises BEST addresses the rotational movement patterns during the movement training phase? 
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39.  A personal trainer could design an exercise program without requiring a physician's release prior to participation for which of the following? 
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40.  Which of the following is NOT a benefit of regular physical activity?
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41.  What is the BEST method for ensuring that all aspects of a client-personal trainer relationship are properly established? 
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42.  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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43.  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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44.  Which of the following observations would be notes as a postural deviation?
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45.  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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46.  Replacing body fluid as it is lost is an important guideline to follow whether exercising in the heat or in the cold.
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47.  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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48.  Which of the following is NOT one of the potential benefits of a sole proprietorship? 
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49.  Adherence is defined as the psychological drive that gives behavior direction and purpose. 
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50.  Which evaluation form does a client sign to acknowledge that he or she has been educated about and understands, the risks associated with being active? 
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