Chapter 15 Engaging In Physical Fitness

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Physical Fitness Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz for chapter 15, Engaging in physical fitness. Book is Health Promotion in Nursing.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Health is often based upon a _____________ with the extreme ends consisting of positive and negative poles.
  • 2. 
    What is Physical Fitness?
    • A. 

      Wellness

    • B. 

      Ability to lift and have healthy lifestyle

    • C. 

      Ability to be physically active on a regular basis

  • 3. 
    What is the percentage of adult Americans that do not get enough exercise to achieve health benefits?
    • A. 

      40%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      60%

    • D. 

      65%

  • 4. 
    Physical activity is ________ common among women than men and among those with lower income and educational level.MORE OR LESS? Enter that into blank area.
  • 5. 
    Percentage of adults not active at all, in their leisure time?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      30%

    • E. 

      35%

  • 6. 
    According to statistics, in the United States, which groups engage in less physical activity?
    • A. 

      Blacks and Non-Hispanic Whites

    • B. 

      Blacks and Hispanics

    • C. 

      Non-Hispanic Whites and Hispanics

  • 7. 
    If a client asks "Why should I exercise?"  What might your response as a nurse be?
    • A. 

      Because it is good for you

    • B. 

      To help lose and maintain proper body weight

    • C. 

      Physical activity is fun, feels good, and is beneficial to the body

  • 8. 
    Healthy People 2010 goal for physical fitness is?
    • A. 

      Improve physical fitness and healthy life span of people through physical activity.

    • B. 

      Moderate physical exercise and activity most days of the week and recommend promotion of heath and cardiovascular supporting activity

  • 9. 
    Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and _________
  • 10. 
    Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity recommends how many minutes per day of physical activity for adults?
    • A. 

      20 minutes of cardiovascular per day

    • B. 

      30 minutes of moderate exercise most days

    • C. 

      30 minutes of heavy weight resistance 3-4 days per week

    • D. 

      20 minutes of moderate exercise most days

  • 11. 
    Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity recommends how many minutes per day of physical activity for children?
    • A. 

      30 minutes of moderate exercise most days

    • B. 

      40 minutes of moderate exercise most days

    • C. 

      50 minutes of moderate exercise most days

    • D. 

      60 minutes of moderate exercise most days

    • E. 

      20 minutes of moderate exercise most days

  • 12. 
    What are the two over-arching goals in Healthy People 2010 that keeps with emphasizing physical activity and fitness?
    • A. 

      Increase quality and years of healthy life

    • B. 

      Eliminate health disparities

    • C. 

      Both A and B

  • 13. 
    Is client nutrition and healthy behaviors education an integral part  and primary focus of the nursing practice, regardless of the setting?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Sometimes

  • 14. 
    Can a nurse control a client's health promotion outlook through education?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Sometimes

  • 15. 
    The TERM physical fitness means?
    • A. 

      Ability to a long distance

    • B. 

      Looking good, good figure

    • C. 

      Endurance, performing high sustained athletic levels

    • D. 

      All of the above. A, B and C

  • 16. 
    Performance-related fitness includes the components of agility, reaction time, coordination, power, speed and ____________?
  • 17. 
    Can health related fitness and performance fitness overlap in components?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    Which of these components are for health related fitness?
    • A. 

      Balance, flexibility, body composition

    • B. 

      Muscular strength, muscular endurance, coordination

    • C. 

      Body composition, flexibility, muscular and cardiovascular strength

  • 19. 
    Which of these components are for performance related fitness?
    • A. 

      Strength, power, agility, flexibility

    • B. 

      Power, agility, cardiovascular strength, speed

    • C. 

      Speed, reaction time, strength, power, agility

  • 20. 
    Cardiovascular fitness is synonymous with?
    • A. 

      Cardiorespiratory fitness

    • B. 

      Aerobic fitness

    • C. 

      Cardiorespiratory endurance

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A, B and C

  • 21. 
    Health is?
    • A. 

      Absence of disease

    • B. 

      A and C

    • C. 

      Capacity to enjoy life and meet challenges

    • D. 

      Ability to function physically, cognitively and socially

    • E. 

      A, C, and D

  • 22. 
    The most important benefit of cardiovascular fitness is?
    • A. 

      Can deter CHD

    • B. 

      Can jump start the metabolism

    • C. 

      Help balance out weight issues

  • 23. 
    Muscle strength is?
    • A. 

      Ability to exert force with a muscle against resistance under maximal condition in single effort

    • B. 

      Ability to exert force with a muscle against resistance under maximal condition within multiple efforts

    • C. 

      Ability to exert force with muscle or muscle groups over extended periods of time

  • 24. 
    Muscle endurance is?
    • A. 

      Ability to exert force with a muscle against resistance under maximal condition within multiple efforts

    • B. 

      Ability of muscle or muscle groups to perform or sustain a muscle contraction over extended periods of time

    • C. 

      Ability to exert force with a muscle against resistance under maximal condition in single effort

    • D. 

      Ability of muscle or muscle groups to perform or sustain a muscle contraction in a single effort

  • 25. 
    ______________ is the ability of a joint or group of joints to move freely through a range of motion (ROM)?
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