CSCS Quiz For Chapter 15 Resistance Training

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Resistance training is another term for weight training and is defined as any exercise used to strengthen your muscles through the use of weights. Mastering resistance training is about more than lifting, however, you need to know what you’re doing and why. Let’s see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    And evaluation of the requirements and characteristics of the sport and an athlete assessment is known as______________.
    • A. 

      Needs analysis

    • B. 

      Exercise selection

    • C. 

      Conditioning analysis

    • D. 

      Strengthening program

  • 2. 
    This is an important part of a needs analysis and includes body and limb movement patterns and muscular involvement.
  • 3. 
    A needs analysis for sport should include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Movement analysis

    • B. 

      Physiological analysis

    • C. 

      Injury analysis

    • D. 

      Body comp analysis

  • 4. 
    The knowledge and skill to perform resistance training exercises properly is known as ______________.
  • 5. 
    These types of exercises are the major component of a resistance program and involve two or more primary joints.
  • 6. 
    A core exercise that emphasizes loading of the spine directly or indirectly is known as ___________.
    • A. 

      Assistance exercise

    • B. 

      Structural exercise

    • C. 

      Core exercise

    • D. 

      Sport specific exercise

  • 7. 
    This principle states that the more similar the activity is to actual sport movement the more likely it will have a positive transfer to sport is known as
  • 8. 
    ____________ refers to the number of training sessions completed in a given time period.
    • A. 

      Training volume

    • B. 

      Training load

    • C. 

      Exercise frequency

    • D. 

      Training frequency

  • 9. 
    A ____________ allows athletes to train on consecutive days and involves different muscle groups on different days.
    • A. 

      Power routine

    • B. 

      Split routine

    • C. 

      Upper body routine

    • D. 

      Speed routine

  • 10. 
    Resistance training frequency during the season should be
    • A. 

      0-3 sessions

    • B. 

      4-6 sessions

    • C. 

      3-4 sessions

    • D. 

      1-3 sessions

  • 11. 
    ____________ refers to a sequence of resistance exercises performed during one training system.
  • 12. 
    Name the proper order for exercises:
    • A. 

      Assistance, core, power

    • B. 

      Core, power, assistance

    • C. 

      Assistance, power, core

    • D. 

      Power, core, assistance

  • 13. 
    A________ is a form of resistance training where exercises are performed with minimal rest in order to help increase cardio respiratory endurance.
  • 14. 
    Which is NOT an example of a push and pull split:
    • A. 

      Bench press, lat pulldown

    • B. 

      Shoulder press, bent over row

    • C. 

      Bench press, triceps extension

    • D. 

      Triceps extension, biceps curl

  • 15. 
    While a superset involves two exercises that stress opposing muscle groups, a ___________ involves two exercises that stress the same muscle group.
  • 16. 
    The most load that an athlete can lift for a specified number of repetitions is known as a _____________. 
    • A. 

      1-repetition maximum

    • B. 

      Repetition maximum

    • C. 

      Relative maximum

  • 17. 
    True or false: 1-RM can be only tested by having an athlete perform maximal effort attempts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When training for strength an athlete should use what percentage of their 1RM?
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      67

  • 19. 
    If an athlete can perform two or more repetitions over their prescribed goal on the last sets of two consecutive workouts then the weight should be increased next workout is known as the _____________.
  • 20. 
    A _________ is known as a group of repetitions sequentially performed before stoping to rest.
    • A. 

      Press

    • B. 

      Rep

    • C. 

      Sprint

    • D. 

      Set

  • 21. 
    An athlete should perform 6-12 reps of exercises when they are looking to increase __________.
  • 22. 
    When training to increase strength rest periods between sets should be
    • A. 

      2-5 minutes

    • B. 

      1 minutes

    • C. 

      30 sec

    • D. 

      1.5 minutes

  • 23. 
    What percentage of the 1RM allows an athlete to perform 4 reps
    • A. 

      95

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      87

    • D. 

      85