NASM Chapter 1-a

22 Questions

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  • 1. 
    What is the percentage of obese adults in the United States?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      33%

    • C. 

      55%

  • 2. 
    Percentage of adults 65 or older with one chronic disease:
    • A. 

      95%

    • B. 

      66%

    • C. 

      80%

  • 3. 
    Percentage of adults 65 and older with two or more chronic diseases:
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      45%

  • 4. 
    What percentage of adults are affected by low back pain?
    • A. 

      97%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      55%

  • 5. 
    80,000-100,000 ACL injuries occur annually, what percentage of these injuries are caused by non-contact activities?
    • A. 

      70%

    • B. 

      33%

    • C. 

      80%

  • 6. 
    Most knee injuries occur in what age range?
    • A. 

      25-30

    • B. 

      15-25

    • C. 

      35-45

  • 7. 
    What chronic disease leads to other chronic diseases like, cancer, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and diabetes?
    • A. 

      Obesity

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Addiction

  • 8. 
    In 2003 Musculoskeletal injuries were the #2 reason for physician visits. Approximately 31 million of these visits were for back problems. How many of these 31 million visits were for low back problems?
    • A. 

      30 millio

    • B. 

      22 million

    • C. 

      11 million

  • 9. 
    How many visits were for knee problems?
    • A. 

      15 million

    • B. 

      19 million

    • C. 

      16 million

  • 10. 
    How many visits for shoulder problems?
    • A. 

      19 million

    • B. 

      32 million

    • C. 

      14 million

  • 11. 
    How many visits were made for ankle and foot problems?
    • A. 

      9 million

    • B. 

      42 million

    • C. 

      11 million

  • 12. 
    What percentage of work-related injuries are sprains and strains?
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      65%

  • 13. 
    More than 1/3 of work-related injuries involve the trunk. What percentage of thise injuries are related to the lower-back?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      90%

  • 14. 
    Statistics show that 41 of the United States and territories have an increase in prevalence of physical activity. How many states and territories showed a significant increase?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      22

  • 15. 
    How many states and territories showed a decrease?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      12

  • 16. 
    What percentage of adults did not engage in the minimum recommended level of physical activity?
    • A. 

      54%

    • B. 

      33%

    • C. 

      80%

  • 17. 
    What age groups are the fastest growing age groups for health-club members?
    • A. 

      19-35

    • B. 

      55 and older

    • C. 

      35-55

    • D. 

      18 and under

  • 18. 
    Research indicates that the intensity of an activity required by a sedentary person trying to improve cardiovascular fitness might put that person into a state of...
    • A. 

      Bliss

    • B. 

      Excessive overload

    • C. 

      Nirvana

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      25-30%

    • B. 

      30-45%

    • C. 

      50-90%

  • 20. 
    What is the state of lost physical fitness, which may include muscle imbalances, decreased flexibility, and lack of core and joint mobility.
    • A. 

      Deconditioned

    • B. 

      Proprioception

    • C. 

      Age

  • 21. 
    What is the cumulative sensory input to the central nervous system from all mechanoreceptors that sense body position and limb movement?
    • A. 

      Deconditioned

    • B. 

      Polydendrites

    • C. 

      Proprioception

  • 22. 
    What is an unstable (yet controllable) physical situation in which exercises are performed that cause the body to use its internal balance and stabilization mechanisms?
    • A. 

      OPT

    • B. 

      Proprioceptively Enriched Environment

    • C. 

      Protoreceptical Enriched Environment