NASM Ch. 17 Nutrition

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Knowledge of basic nutrition concepts and applications is important in understanding how the human movement system functions properly and for personal trainers to be able to design individualized integrated exercise programs for their clients. This chapter is a reveveiw of basic nutritional concepts and how they relate to the human movement system especially during and after exercise.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and repair of tissue.
    • A. 

      Health

    • B. 

      Nutrition

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Rest

  • 2. 
    A basic understanding of nutrition is vital to the safety and success of a personal trainer's clients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It is important for personal trainers to have a network of qualified health-care providers in their area to which they can refer clients with medical-related problems. 
    • A. 

      Physicians

    • B. 

      Dietitians

    • C. 

      Eating-disorder specialists

    • D. 

      Other health-care professionals

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The professional, legally qualified to practice in the field of nutrition.
    • A. 

      Nutritionist

    • B. 

      Food expert

    • C. 

      Dietitian

    • D. 

      Physician

  • 5. 
    Giving nutritional recommendations to clients, without a license, can be considered?
    • A. 

      Helpful

    • B. 

      Friendly

    • C. 

      Professional

    • D. 

      Illegal

  • 6. 
    Information that should be left to a Registered Dietician or other licensed professional.
    • A. 

      Individual nutrition assessment, meal plans, or recommendations for nutritional therapy.

    • B. 

      Statistical information on the relationship between chronic disease and excess or deficiencies of specific nutrients.

    • C. 

      Vitamins and mineral as essential nutrients

    • D. 

      Food guidance systems i.e.food guide pyramid

  • 7. 
    By 2015, public health experts expect how many of all US adults to be  either overweight or obese?
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      33%

  • 8. 
    What are the simple facts about weight loss and gain?
    • A. 

      Eat fewer calories than are expended and there will be a reduction in weight.

    • B. 

      Fad diets, quick weight-loss methods and ineffective exercise programs and devices will ensure weight loss.

    • C. 

      Eat more calories than are expended and there will be an increase in weight.

    • D. 

      Both A and C