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Pilates Trainer Professional - Qp1 - Quiz

Pilates training is designed to help one with exercising the spine either after injury or to release some pain. Pilates exercise is greatly beneficial to toughen up and shaping with a focus on your core and for increasing your flexibility. Take up this trainer professional exam and see just how much you know about training someone in this field. All the best and remember to do your cardio!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Pilates is a way of life in many ways, and it is important that you become familiar with the history and ethos of Pilates.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Pilates being a way of life means that it encompasses various aspects and principles that go beyond just physical exercise. To fully embrace and benefit from Pilates, it is crucial to understand its history and ethos. This knowledge helps individuals appreciate the origins of Pilates and the underlying philosophy behind it. By familiarizing oneself with the history and ethos of Pilates, individuals can better connect with the practice and incorporate its principles into their daily lives, making it a holistic lifestyle choice. Therefore, the statement "Pilates is a way of life in many ways, and it is important that you become familiar with the history and ethos of Pilates" is true.

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  • 2. 

    If you decide to teach Pilates classes, check venues as early as you can.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that if someone plans to teach Pilates classes, they should start looking for venues as early as possible. This implies that finding suitable venues for Pilates classes may be challenging or competitive, and it is important to secure a location well in advance. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 3. 

    Born in Düsseldorf in 1980, Joseph Hubertus Pilates was a small and sickly child.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Joseph Hubertus Pilates was not born in Düsseldorf in 1980 and he was not a small and sickly child.

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  • 4. 

    Pilates believed that we all need to follow simple health rules, which in turn produce health, strength and happiness as opposed to passivism, aggression and ill-health.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Pilates believed in the importance of following simple health rules, as he believed they would lead to improved health, strength, and happiness. He opposed passivism, aggression, and ill-health, suggesting that by adhering to these health rules, individuals can avoid these negative outcomes. Therefore, the given statement, "Pilates believed that we all need to follow simple health rules, which in turn produce health, strength and happiness as opposed to passivism, aggression and ill-health," is true.

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  • 5. 

    Pilates claimed that the following statements can be both demonstrated and proved:  (Select four)

    • A.

      There is not a single health professional, whether nurse, doctor, masseur etc, who can fully describe what constitutes normal health or leads a life in a normally healthy way.

    • B.

      Teachers are unaware of what constitutes normal health and are therefore unable to detect and/or correct the unnatural, harmful habits acquired by their pupils.

    • C.

      Most human ailments are directly linked to poor or bad habits.

    • D.

      Most major illnesses, posture problems and heart disease can be prevented by developing normal health.

    • E.

      Only through perfect balance of mind and body can humans appreciate genuine normal health.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. There is not a single health professional, whether nurse, doctor, masseur etc, who can fully describe what constitutes normal health or leads a life in a normally healthy way.
    B. Teachers are unaware of what constitutes normal health and are therefore unable to detect and/or correct the unnatural, harmful habits acquired by their pupils.
    C. Most human ailments are directly linked to poor or bad habits.
    E. Only through perfect balance of mind and body can humans appreciate genuine normal health.
    Explanation
    The answer choices that can be both demonstrated and proved are: There is not a single health professional, whether nurse, doctor, masseur etc, who can fully describe what constitutes normal health or leads a life in a normally healthy way. Teachers are unaware of what constitutes normal health and are therefore unable to detect and/or correct the unnatural, harmful habits acquired by their pupils. Most human ailments are directly linked to poor or bad habits. Only through perfect balance of mind and body can humans appreciate genuine normal health. These statements can be demonstrated and proved through various studies, research, and observations in the field of health and wellness.

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  • 6. 

    Balance should be nurtured within our children from birth.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Balance should be nurtured within our children from birth because it is an important aspect of their overall development. By teaching them to balance different aspects of their lives, such as academics, extracurricular activities, and personal relationships, we are helping them to lead a well-rounded and fulfilling life. This includes teaching them the importance of balancing work and play, responsibility and leisure, and physical and mental well-being. By instilling this value from an early age, we are setting them up for success in the future and helping them to become well-adjusted individuals.

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  • 7. 

    Strength and flexibility should be built quickly and any pain beyond normal stretching is a sign that the technique is incorrect.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that strength and flexibility should be developed rapidly, and any pain beyond normal stretching indicates incorrect technique. However, this is not true. Building strength and flexibility takes time and should be done gradually to prevent injury. Pain during stretching or exercise is not a sign of incorrect technique, but rather an indication that the body is being pushed too hard, which can lead to harm. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 8. 

    The basics of safety when using Pilates are as follows: (Select three)

    • A.

      Warm up first

    • B.

      Build up each exercise slowly and systematically

    • C.

      Drink water during training

    • D.

      Avoid exercise after a heavy meal

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Warm up first
    B. Build up each exercise slowly and systematically
    D. Avoid exercise after a heavy meal
    Explanation
    The basics of safety when using Pilates are to warm up first, build up each exercise slowly and systematically, and avoid exercising after a heavy meal. Warming up helps to prepare the body for the workout and reduces the risk of injury. Building up each exercise slowly and systematically allows the body to adapt and progress safely. Avoiding exercise after a heavy meal is important to prevent discomfort and potential digestive issues during the workout. Drinking water during training is not mentioned as one of the basics of safety in Pilates.

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