Sports Therapist - Qp10

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Sports Therapist - Qp10

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The overload principle is a variety of training adaptations that take place which cause the body to function more efficiently by exercising at a level above normal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ______ - simply stated this is the minimum amount of exercise which is required to produce significant improvements in any physical fitness parameter.
    • A. 

      Overload principle

    • B. 

      Specificity principle

    • C. 

      The training threshold

  • 3. 
    Aerobic threshold – exercise is increased, ventilation increases, heart rate and blood lactate rises.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    One of the most important factors in injury prevention is warming-up and cooling-down, and should not be neglected.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The effects of a warm-up on the body are: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Cold muscles, tendons and connective tissue do not stretch very easily.

    • B. 

      It increases the heart rate gradually and aerobic exercise prepares the heart and cardio-vascular system, together with the muscles for exercise.

    • C. 

      During exercise the blood is pumped around the body by the action or the heart.

    • D. 

      It also causes the blood to be delivered to the exercising muscles.

    • E. 

      The benefits of an active recovery are believed to be related to the muscles continuing to receive a more extensive supply of oxygenated blood

  • 6. 
    During a warm-down the heart rate is gradually lowered to its resting level and the venous return continues to be assisted by the actively contracting muscles, thereby preventing this problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A medical examination is suggested before beginning any exercise programme if you are over 35 years of age and have any previous illnesses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Comfortable clothing allows the weight trainer the maximum freedom of movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Guidelines for weight training includes: (Select four)
    • A. 

      At least two minutes of warm-up which covers stretching and loosening up exercises should be carried out before any weights are lifted.

    • B. 

      Each exercise or lift should be carried out with a smooth and fluid movement. No jerking or bouncing with weights should be allowed.

    • C. 

      Make the training as varied and interesting as possible to stop boredom setting in.

    • D. 

      Small muscle groups should be exercised before larger muscle groups.

    • E. 

      Rest is vitally important between training days in order for the muscles to regain strength.

    • F. 

      Two to three workouts are recommended per week.

    • G. 

      The personal fitness trainer should be made aware of any back or muscular problems that the client may have.

  • 10. 
    ______ begins with an exercise with high repetitions/low weight and then gradually lowering the reps and adding more weight.
    • A. 

      Supersets

    • B. 

      Split routines

    • C. 

      Pyramid training

    • D. 

      Giant sets training

    • E. 

      Body building exercises

  • 11. 
    Principles of circuit training includes: (Select five)
    • A. 

      Stress the importance of warming-up and cooling-down before using the circuit.

    • B. 

      Teach client correct exercise technique.

    • C. 

      Each station should be worked on for approximately 30-60 seconds depending on the fitness level of the client.

    • D. 

      The circuit sequence should be varied for the client.

    • E. 

      Between sixty to seventy second rest period should be taken before the next work station is moved on to.

    • F. 

      Beginners should be given instruction on the exercise techniques and routines before the circuit commenced.