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  • 1. 

    A growing body of research shows that long periods of physical inactivity raise our risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and obesity.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is supported by a growing body of research, indicating that prolonged physical inactivity increases the likelihood of developing various health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and obesity. This suggests that leading a sedentary lifestyle without regular exercise or physical activity can have detrimental effects on our overall health.

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  • 2. 

    Lack of physical activity has clearly been shown to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and other conditions:   (Select four)

    • A.

      Less active, less fit persons have a greater risk of developing high blood pressure.

    • B.

      Studies indicate that physically active people are less likely to develop coronary heart disease than those who are inactive – even after the researchers accounted for smoking, alcohol use, and diet.

    • C.

      Lack of physical activity can contribute to feelings of anxiety and depression.

    • D.

      Physical activity may increase the risk of certain cancers.

    • E.

      Physically active overweight or obese people significantly reduced their risk for disease with physical activity.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Less active, less fit persons have a greater risk of developing high blood pressure.
    B. Studies indicate that physically active people are less likely to develop coronary heart disease than those who are inactive – even after the researchers accounted for smoking, alcohol use, and diet.
    C. Lack of physical activity can contribute to feelings of anxiety and depression.
    E. Physically active overweight or obese people significantly reduced their risk for disease with physical activity.
    Explanation
    The given answer includes four statements that explain the relationship between lack of physical activity and various health conditions. It states that less active, less fit individuals are at a higher risk of developing high blood pressure. It also mentions that physically active people are less likely to develop coronary heart disease, even after accounting for other factors like smoking, alcohol use, and diet. Lack of physical activity is also said to contribute to feelings of anxiety and depression. Lastly, it states that physically active overweight or obese individuals can significantly reduce their risk for disease through physical activity.

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  • 3. 

    Good posture is a level of fitness in which the muscles of the body support the skeleton in an alignment that is stable and efficient during movement.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Good posture is indeed a level of fitness where the muscles of the body work together to support the skeleton in a stable and efficient alignment during movement. This alignment helps to prevent strain and injury on the muscles and joints, and allows for optimal movement and function. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 4. 

    The _____ is the highest group of 7 vertebrae of the spine.

    • A.

      Cervical spine

    • B.

      Thoracic spine

    • C.

      Lumbar spine

    Correct Answer
    A. Cervical spine
    Explanation
    The cervical spine refers to the highest group of 7 vertebrae in the spine. It is located in the neck region and is responsible for supporting the head and allowing for movement and flexibility. The thoracic spine refers to the middle group of vertebrae in the spine, while the lumbar spine refers to the lower group of vertebrae. Therefore, the correct answer is the cervical spine.

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  • 5. 

    Many lumbar spine conditions are unrelated.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Many lumbar spine conditions are unrelated" is false. Lumbar spine conditions are often interconnected and can be caused by various factors such as injury, degeneration, or structural abnormalities. These conditions can also lead to other spinal issues or symptoms. Therefore, it is incorrect to say that many lumbar spine conditions are unrelated.

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  • 6. 

    The ______, which connects with the bottom of the lumbar spine and the top of the tailbone, can cause lower back pain and/or sciatica pain if there is any type of dysfunction in the joint that allows too much movement or restricts normal movement.

    • A.

      Lumbar Disc Herniation

    • B.

      Sacroiliac Joint

    • C.

      Spondyloisthesis

    • D.

      Osteoarthritis

    Correct Answer
    B. Sacroiliac Joint
    Explanation
    The sacroiliac joint, which connects with the bottom of the lumbar spine and the top of the tailbone, can cause lower back pain and/or sciatica pain if there is any type of dysfunction in the joint that allows too much movement or restricts normal movement. This joint is located between the sacrum and the ilium bones of the pelvis, and it is responsible for transferring forces between the upper body and the legs during activities such as walking and running. Dysfunction in the sacroiliac joint can lead to pain and discomfort in the lower back and buttocks area.

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  • 7. 

    The aim of Pilates is to make gentle corrections to ALL postural problems.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on improving posture and alignment. By practicing Pilates, individuals can strengthen their core muscles, which in turn helps to correct postural problems. The aim of Pilates is to provide gentle corrections to all types of postural issues, whether it be rounded shoulders, forward head posture, or a swayback. Therefore, the statement "The aim of Pilates is to make gentle corrections to ALL postural problems" is true.

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