Pilates Trainer Professional - Qp4

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Pilates Trainer Professional - Qp4

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If our posture and alignment are poor or incorrect, then exercise can assist with the problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    There are 3 principal areas where posture causes problems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When conducting the 'plumb line' test, the weighted string should:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      The “string” should run straight down the centre of your neck

    • B. 

      The “string” should run over the tip of your shoulder

    • C. 

      It should carry on down through the middle of your ribcage

    • D. 

      It should run just in front of your hip joint

    • E. 

      It should carry down through the centre of your knee joints

    • F. 

      It should finish just in front of your ankle bone

  • 4. 
    The alignment sequence includes:  (Select five)
    • A. 

      Stand with your feet parallel (facing forwards) and a hip’s width apart (so that your pelvis is supported vertically above your knees and your knees are supported vertically over your ankles)

    • B. 

      Ensure that your knees are locked

    • C. 

      Ensure that your weight is evenly distributed – firstly so that you have 50% on each foot, and secondly that each 50% is evenly spread between heel and toes and between inside and outside edges

    • D. 

      Now lengthen your spine towards the ceiling as if you have a string attached to the top of your head pulling you upwards. Lift your chest high, and feel your abdomen being stretched

    • E. 

      Round your shoulders forwards as far as you can, then take them back as far as you can. Now find the position somewhere in the middle where your neck feels free of tension. Let your arms hang loosely by your sides – usually they will hang just forwards of the middle of the thighs

    • F. 

      Keeping your chin extended, lengthen your neck as if the string is pulling you higher. You can probably make yourself an inch taller during this process!

    • G. 

      Do the plumb line test to check neck, shoulder, ribcage, hip, knee and ankle

  • 5. 
    In Pilates, neutral refers to the natural curve of the spine during correct posture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Many Pilates exercises require you to loosen your abdominal muscles, and you need to be able to locate them separately from the rest of the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Pilates encourages the deep, healthy breathing, ensuring that a good supply of oxygen reaches every cell in the body and toxins are released adequately.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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