Exercise Physiology Practice Paper

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  • 1. 
    An articulation is otherwise known as what?
    • A. 

      Joint

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      A contraction

    • D. 

      A chemical messenger

  • 2. 
    The growth plate of a long bone is found in the ...
    • A. 

      Epiphysis

    • B. 

      Diaphysis

    • C. 

      Metaphysis

    • D. 

      Periosteum

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a short bone?
    • A. 

      Metatarsal

    • B. 

      Scapula

    • C. 

      Clavicle

    • D. 

      Vertebrae

  • 4. 
    This structure is otherwise known as the power house of cells
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Lyosomes

    • D. 

      Golgi complex

  • 5. 
    Which of the following cell organelles are responsible for aerobic ATP production?
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

  • 6. 
     Which of the following is responsible for allowing transportation between intra and extracellular fluids?
    • A. 

      T-tubule

    • B. 

      Sarcoplasmic reticulum

    • C. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • D. 

      Plasma membrane

  • 7. 
    Ribosomes are responsible for which crucial role in the cell?
    • A. 

      Fat metabolism

    • B. 

      Packaging macromolecules

    • C. 

      Protein synthesis

    • D. 

      Calcium release

  • 8. 
    The conversion of glycogen to glucose is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Glycolysis

    • B. 

      Glycogenesis

    • C. 

      Glycogenolysis

    • D. 

      Gluconeogenesis

  • 9. 
    High energy phosphate found in muscle cells:
    • A. 

      Creosote

    • B. 

      Creatine

    • C. 

      Maltose

    • D. 

      Clavicle

  • 10. 
    The energy system that supplies energy for 8-10 seconds  is referred to as
    • A. 

      Aerobic glycolysis

    • B. 

      ATP-PC

    • C. 

      Anaerobic glycolysis

    • D. 

      Krebs Cycle

  • 11. 
    At low intensities lactic acid is converted back into ATP through which system:
    • A. 

      The systemic circulation

    • B. 

      The pulmonary circulation

    • C. 

      The Cori Cycle

    • D. 

      The Krebs cycle

  • 12. 
    How many bones are found in the appendicular skeleton?
    • A. 

      126

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      106

    • D. 

      66

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is NOT  within the appendicular skeleton?
    • A. 

      Sternum

    • B. 

      Humerus

    • C. 

      Fibia

    • D. 

      Ulnar

  • 14. 
    How many ATP can be produced from 1 glucose molecule through the electron transport chain?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      36

  • 15. 
    The growth plate of bone is replaced by ?
    • A. 

      The epiphysis

    • B. 

      The epiphyseal line

    • C. 

      The mid line

    • D. 

      The diaphysis

  • 16. 
    During high intensity immediate all out events, which is the predominant energy system?
    • A. 

      Aerobic energy system

    • B. 

      ATP-PC

    • C. 

      Aerobic glycolysis

    • D. 

      ATP

  • 17. 
    What is the structural classification of joints based on?
    • A. 

      Joint cavity and type of connecting tissue

    • B. 

      Muscle length

    • C. 

      Type of activity

    • D. 

      Type of bone

  • 18. 
    The tubular shaft of a long bone is:
    • A. 

      Epiphysis

    • B. 

      Diaphysis

    • C. 

      Metaphysis

    • D. 

      Periosteum

  • 19. 
     What is the purpose of the articular cartilage?
    • A. 

      To bind bone to bone

    • B. 

      To help shock absorb

    • C. 

      To reduce friction between bones

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is an irregular bone?
    • A. 

      Ribs

    • B. 

      Scapula

    • C. 

      Clavicle

    • D. 

      Vertebrae

  • 21. 
    This structure contains an inner complex featuring Cristae
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Lyosomes

    • D. 

      Golgi complex/apparatus

  • 22. 
    The lactic acid energy system is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Aerobic glycolysis

    • B. 

      ATP-PC System

    • C. 

      Anaerobic glycolysis

    • D. 

      Electron transport chain

  • 23. 
    During low intensity long duration events, which is the predominant energy system?
    • A. 

      Anaerobic glycolysis

    • B. 

      Lactic acid system

    • C. 

      Aerobic system

    • D. 

      ATP-PC System

  • 24. 
    Which type of synovial joint is found at the knee?
    • A. 

      Ball and socket

    • B. 

      Pivot

    • C. 

      Hinge

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    What action has occurred when bringing the body part closer to the midline?
    • A. 

      Adduction

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Circumduction

    • D. 

      Abduction

  • 26. 
    As a right handed golfer uses his/her right  foot to generate ground reaction forces during the impact phase of the swing, the following predominant movement will occur
    • A. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • B. 

      Inversion

    • C. 

      Plantarflexion

    • D. 

      Eversion

  • 27. 
    As a right handed player turns his right wrist through and over the ball during the impact position, this represents the following movement:
    • A. 

      Supination

    • B. 

      Circumduction

    • C. 

      Pronation

    • D. 

      Protraction

  • 28. 
    If a golfer's head is too close to their chest at set-up position, this represents the following movement of the head:
    • A. 

      Protraction

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Elevation

    • D. 

      Flexion