Nutrition & Physical Activity

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Nutrition & Physical Activity.


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  • 1. 
    Aerobic activity cardiovascular endurance results in:
    • A. 

      Smaller heart, elevated blood pressure

    • B. 

      Blood volume, larger heart, # of RBC's, lower pulse

    • C. 

      Higher pulse rate

  • 2. 
    Guidelines for obtaining health benefits:
  • 3. 
    Anaerobic activity:
  • 4. 
    Where is glycogen stored?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Muscle & liver

    • C. 

      Stomach

  • 5. 
    Basal Metabolic Rate:
    • A. 

      Increases w/ an increase in lean body mass

    • B. 

      Decreases w/ a decrease in lean body mass

    • C. 

      Increases w/ a decrease in lean body mass

  • 6. 
    The more intense the activity, the greater need for:
    • A. 

      Blood Cells

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Glucose

  • 7. 
    Ways to maintain blood glucose:
    • A. 

      Low carb diet

    • B. 

      High carb diet, take glucose during activity, eat high carb foods after performance.

    • C. 

      Low activity, take glucose during activity, low carb foods after performance.

  • 8. 
    Trained muscles:
    • A. 

      Use more glucose

    • B. 

      Use less glucose

  • 9. 
    Fat stores supply fatty acids during exercise of:
    • A. 

      Aerobic

    • B. 

      Anaerobic

  • 10. 
    Protein is a major energy source? T/F
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Athletes need _____ GM protein per kilo body weight:
    • A. 

      2.0-2.5

    • B. 

      1.6-2.0

    • C. 

      1.0-1.5

  • 12. 
    Result of a high protein diet:
    • A. 

      Low in fat

    • B. 

      Calcium excretion in urine, strain on kidneys

    • C. 

      Excess water weight

  • 13. 
    Vitamin C:
    • A. 

      Enhanced performance

    • B. 

      Benefit with supplementation

    • C. 

      Collagen formation

  • 14. 
    Vitamin E:
    • A. 

      Increases RBC production

    • B. 

      Has been shown to reduce oxidative damage to cell membranes

    • C. 

      Causes dehydration

  • 15. 
    Athletic Amenorrhea results in:
    • A. 

      High estrogen levels, infertility

    • B. 

      Low estrogen levels, infertility, increased calcium loss

    • C. 

      Liver damage

  • 16. 
    Water is the most important nutrient. T/F
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The body absorbs ___ Quart(s) an hour:
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1.5

    • D. 

      1

  • 18. 
    Lost in sweat:
    • A. 

      Calcium, RBC's

    • B. 

      Sodium, Potassium, Chloride

    • C. 

      Just Sodium

  • 19. 
    Fluids containing ___ % glucose is recommended.
    • A. 

      6-7%

    • B. 

      5-6%

    • C. 

      7-8%

  • 20. 
    Menu planning includes:
    • A. 

      Low complex carbs, no protein, high fat, pregame meal should be heavy

    • B. 

      High complex carbs, fruits & veggies, pregame meal should be light, nutrient dense foods

  • 21. 
    ____ Minutes of aerobic activity a day is recommended.
    • A. 

      60-90 minutes

    • B. 

      30-40 minutes

    • C. 

      30-60 minutes

  • 22. 
    Glycogen loading is used:
    • A. 

      In events lasting longer than 90 minutes or more.

    • B. 

      In events that are short & quick.

  • 23. 
    Diabetics find that the more they exercise, they may be able to reduce their daily drug doses. T/F.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin have been shown to have decreased needs during exercise. T/F.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False