CSCS Ch 14 Quiz

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Resistance Training and Spotting Techniques


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  • 1. 
    The _________ grip is with palms down and knuckles up and the __________ grip is with palms up and knuckles down.
    • A. 

      Pronated; Supinated

    • B. 

      Supinated; Pronated

    • C. 

      Alternated; Supinated

    • D. 

      Pronated; Alternated

    • E. 

      Alternated; Hook

  • 2. 
    Correct positioning for standing exercises involve all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Feet slightly wider than hip-width

    • B. 

      Heels and balls of feet on floor

    • C. 

      Properly fitted weight lifting shoes

  • 3. 
    When performing seated or supine exercises the athlete should be in the five-point body contact position. Which are part of the five points?
    • A. 

      Head placed firmly on the bench or back pad

    • B. 

      Shoulders and upper back are placed firmly and evenly on the bench or back pad

    • C. 

      Buttocks are placed evenly on the bench or seat

    • D. 

      Feet are flat on the floor

    • E. 

      Thighs are placed evenly on the bench or seat

  • 4. 
    True or False: When performing an exercise it does not matter whether you go through the full ROM or just partial.
  • 5. 
    When breathing during an exercise, make sure to exhale through the __________ of the concentric phase and to inhale during the eccentric phase of the exercise.
  • 6. 
    In structural exercises with high weights use the __________ to assist in maintaining proper vertebral alignment and support.
    • A. 

      Sticking phase

    • B. 

      Valsalva Maneuver

    • C. 

      Bar

    • D. 

      Pronated grip

  • 7. 
    True or False: A weight belt MUST be worn during all standing exercises.
  • 8. 
    Correct technique for lifting a bar off of the floor include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Keep the bar close to the body

    • B. 

      Keep the back flat

    • C. 

      Weight evenly dispersed between the feet

    • D. 

      Lift the bar up to your chest before standing

  • 9. 
    A ___________ is someone who assists in the execution of a exercise to help protect the athlete from injury.
    • A. 

      Helper

    • B. 

      Friend

    • C. 

      Spotter

    • D. 

      Saver

    • E. 

      Partner

  • 10. 
    Free weight exercises performed _________ are more challenging than others and should be performed with at least one spotter.
    • A. 

      Over the head or passing the face

    • B. 

      Out at the sides

    • C. 

      In front

    • D. 

      Below the waist

  • 11. 
    When is a Spotter not necessary?
    • A. 

      Free weights positioned on the back

    • B. 

      Free weights racked on the front of the shoulders

    • C. 

      Power Exercises

    • D. 

      Performing a bench press

  • 12. 
    The spotter should help the athlete:
    • A. 

      When the athlete looks tired

    • B. 

      When the designated sound or signal is performed

    • C. 

      When the athlete exhales

    • D. 

      When the athlete inhales

  • 13. 
    Bent-over row includes all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Pronated closed grip

    • B. 

      Grip narrower than shoulder width apart

    • C. 

      Flex torso so it is slightly above parallel to floor

    • D. 

      Touch the bar to lower chest or upper abdomen

    • E. 

      Allow the bar to hang with the elbows fully extended

  • 14. 
    Seated row (machine) and Low pulley seated row (machine) focus on muscles in the _____
  • 15. 
    The difference between a biceps curl and a hammer curl is:
    • A. 

      Amount of weight used

    • B. 

      Biceps curl is done standing while the hammer curl is done seated

    • C. 

      Grip of the weight

    • D. 

      Muscled involved

  • 16. 
    While spotting for a flat barbell bench press the spotter uses a ____ grip
    • A. 

      Alternating

    • B. 

      Pronated

    • C. 

      Supinated

    • D. 

      Hook

  • 17. 
    When performing a vertical chest press (machine) the handles should align with the
    • A. 

      Clavicle

    • B. 

      Elbows

    • C. 

      Nipples

    • D. 

      Belly button

  • 18. 
    True or False: Normal Squat stance is the correct foot position for hip sled (machine) exercise.
  • 19. 
    For squatting exercises make sure to use ___ spotter(s)
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

  • 20. 
    When performing a _________ squat make sure that with elbows flexed, the upper arms are parallel to the floor.
  • 21. 
    When performing a forward step lunge the spotter:
    • A. 

      Steps forward with the same leg as the lifter's lead leg

    • B. 

      Steps forward with the opposite leg as the lifter's lead leg

    • C. 

      Steps forward with both legs

    • D. 

      Does not step forward

  • 22. 
    List the following in order when performing a Step up:A. Step Up RightB. Step Down RightC. Step Up LeftD. Step Down Left
    • A. 

      A, C, D, B

    • B. 

      A. C. B. D

    • C. 

      A. B. C. D

    • D. 

      C. D. A. B

  • 23. 
    ___________ is performed with the bar on the upper back, while keeping a straight back flex the hips so that the buttock moves straight back. To finish extend the hips
  • 24. 
    While the catch for the push press is the knees and hips in extension, the catch for the ________ is a quarter squat
  • 25. 
    When catching the bar for a power clean the athlete should have all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Have an erect torso

    • B. 

      Shoulders slightly behind the buttocks

    • C. 

      Neutral head position

    • D. 

      Flat feet

  • 26. 
    Grip distance for the snatch is measured from: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Fist to fist with elbows extended

    • B. 

      Fist to opposite shoulder

    • C. 

      Abducted elbow to elbow

    • D. 

      AC to tip of fingers

    • E. 

      Personal preference