Pilates Trainer Professional - Qp6

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  • 1. 
    As a fitness professional and a Pilates instructor, you have an obligation to provide proper instruction and to keep your clients safe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The underlying principles include:  (Select five)
    • A. 

      Breathing

    • B. 

      Centring

    • C. 

      Concern

    • D. 

      Control

    • E. 

      Fluidity

    • F. 

      Relaxation

  • 3. 
    Each Pilates exercise should be introduced and built from a basic to an intermediate level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Overly vigorous activity should be avoided in the 3rd trimester (last 3 months) when most pregnant women have a decreased tolerance for weight-bearing exercise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Pregnant women have a lower rate of “tidal flow” in and out of the lungs and a lower rate of oxygen consumption.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Recommendations for pregnant women includes: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Pregnant women should exercise during hot weather, or exercise to a point where they become too hot.

    • B. 

      Exercise should begin at a modest level, avoiding pain, shortness of breath and fatigue.

    • C. 

      They should be encouraged to self-monitor at all times, keeping an eye on temperature, hydration, rest periods, muscle and joint strain and calorie intake.

    • D. 

      They should not perform exercises in the supine position after the first trimester, or be required to stand for long periods.

    • E. 

      They should perform exercises which require sudden changes in position.

  • 7. 
    Muscle strength declines by 25% per decade after age fifty, and by 30% per decade after age 70. 65% of women aged over 70 cannot lift 10lb (4.5kg).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    As we age, our pelvic floor muscles become weaker, and studies show that the pelvic floor and deep abdominal muscles work together to help keep the lower back healthy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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