NASM Tutor Sample Practice Exam

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NASM Tutor Sample Practice Exam

The National Academy of Sports Medicine is a fitness certification in the United States of America which provides training and education to over 100,000 members. Take the following NASM Practice Exam to see if you know enough about fitness or if you need to start taking an interest in nutrition.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Protein consists of ______ calories/gram.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      12

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Strenth, power, stability, balance, hypertrophy

    • B. 

      Stabilization endurance, strength endurance, hypertrophy, maximal strength, power

    • C. 

      Balance endurance, maximal strength, muscle growth, power, maximal balance

    • D. 

      Stabilization endurance, hypertrophy, balance endurance, maximal strength, power

  • 3. 
    Position above the point of reference.
    • A. 

      Inferior

    • B. 

      Medial

    • C. 

      Proximal

    • D. 

      Superior

  • 4. 
    A study that uses principle of physics to quantitatively study how forces interact within a living body.
    • A. 

      Mechanoreceptors

    • B. 

      Arthrokinematics

    • C. 

      Biomechanics

    • D. 

      Goniometric assessment

  • 5. 
    During an overhead squat assessment you notice that your client's arms fall forward.  This could be due to an underactive...
    • A. 

      Latissimus dorsi

    • B. 

      Hip flexors

    • C. 

      TFL

    • D. 

      Mid/lower trapezius

  • 6. 
    An individual's level of effort, compared with their maximal effort, which is usually expressed as a percentage.
    • A. 

      Training frequency

    • B. 

      Training duration

    • C. 

      Training intensity

    • D. 

      Training volume

  • 7. 
    Athritis primarily affecting connective tissues, in which there is a thickening of articular soft tissue and extension of synovial tissue over articular cartilages that have become eroded.
    • A. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • B. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • C. 

      Osteopenia

    • D. 

      Osteoporosis

  • 8. 
    A substance that completes or makes an addition to daily dietary intake.
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Mineral

    • C. 

      Dietary supplement

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 9. 
    A rest interval of 20 - 30 seconds replenishes what % of ATP-CP stores?
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 10. 
    What is the appropriate finishing position for a 'rotation chest pass'?
    • A. 

      Triple flexion

    • B. 

      Double flexion

    • C. 

      Triple extension

    • D. 

      Double extension