SMRT-CORE Master Trainer Exam

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Please complete the following test as part of the requirements to become a SMRT-CORE Master Trainer!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The GRID™ is designed to mimic                              .
    • A. 

      Distrodensities

    • B. 

      A hand

    • C. 

      Fingers

    • D. 

      A massage

  • 2. 
    The SMRT-CORE™ training system combines self-myofascial release,                          , and                        .
    • A. 

      Total body tension and SMRT-CORE movements

    • B. 

      Myofascial sling training and myofascial line training

    • C. 

      Myofascial muscle training and fascial ligament training

    • D. 

      Self-myofascial compression and myfascial tendon training

  • 3. 
    SMRT is an acronym for                                  .
    • A. 

      Smart Movement and Resistance Training

    • B. 

      Self-Myofascial Release Techniques

    • C. 

      Self-Massage Release Techniques

    • D. 

      Smart Movement and Rolling Techniques

  • 4. 
    The three slings responsible for stabilization of the pelvic girdle during movement are the                                                 , and                        .          
    • A. 

      Posterior longitudinal sling, posterior oblique sling, and the anterior deltoid sling

    • B. 

      Superficial back line, anterior oblique sling, and deep front line

    • C. 

      Transverse abdominus, external oblique, and internal oblique

    • D. 

      Anterior oblique sling, posterior longitudinal sling, and the posterior oblique sling

  • 5. 
    Using the GRID™ for SMRT-Massage can result in optimal                         .
    • A. 

      Length-tension relationships

    • B. 

      Increased blood flow

    • C. 

      Neural stimulation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    If SMRT-Massage is applied to a muscle group,                                     .
    • A. 

      The muscle group will fire more efficiently

    • B. 

      The muscles will shorten

    • C. 

      The muscles will not be able to support a sufficient load immediately after

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The GRID™ is used as a                           during exercise.
    • A. 

      Fulcrum

    • B. 

      SMR tool

    • C. 

      Proprioceptive tool

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    SMRT-CORE™ is a(n)                       approach to training.
    • A. 

      Endurance

    • B. 

      Olympic style

    • C. 

      Integrated

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Micro Cycles are designed to                                      .
    • A. 

      Relax the body

    • B. 

      Lengthen, isolate, integrate

    • C. 

      Warm up the body to tolerate the demands placed on it

    • D. 

      Recover in a systematic manner

  • 10. 
    When performing the P3 Push-up, Level II incolves a                                 .
    • A. 

      Push only

    • B. 

      Push-pull

    • C. 

      Push-pull-press

    • D. 

      Static plank position only

  • 11. 
    The fulcrum is located between the applied force and the load in a                          .
    • A. 

      Class 1 lever

    • B. 

      Class 2 lever

    • C. 

      Class 3 lever

    • D. 

      Pulley lever

  • 12. 
    Micro Cycle example:                                    .
    • A. 

      Plank Jacks, P2 Back Thruster, Digs

    • B. 

      P2 Back Thruster, P3 Push Up, TBT Horizontal Row

    • C. 

      P2 Side Plank: IT Band, Plank Hops, Close-Grip Push Ups

    • D. 

      P2 Quad Roll, Single-leg Squat, TBT Squat with wood chops

  • 13. 
    What is self-myofascial release?
    • A. 

      The process of massaging muscles to shorten them.

    • B. 

      The process of using self-guided tools to massage targeted muscle and fascia to improve soft tissue extensibility by releasing tension.

    • C. 

      The process of using tools on others to restore strength in muscles.

    • D. 

      The process of exercising the body using several tools designed to train the body as a unit.

  • 14. 
    The P2 Mid-Back Thruster targets which of the following muscles with SMR?
    • A. 

      Quadratus lumborum

    • B. 

      Rectus femoris

    • C. 

      Erector spinae

    • D. 

      Illiacus

  • 15. 
    Experiencing mild to intense disscomfort when beginning a self-myofascial relase program is typically caused by                                 .
    • A. 

      Knots and adhesions that have formed over time without regular application of SMR

    • B. 

      Poor posture

    • C. 

      Extreme flexibility

    • D. 

      Deconditioned muscles

  • 16. 
    SMRT-CORE™ Total Body Tension Movements allow us to create                                    .
    • A. 

      Internal resistance

    • B. 

      Balistic stretching

    • C. 

      Difficult exercises

    • D. 

      Fluid movement

  • 17. 
    Level I movements provide the                               to perform all SMRT-CORE™ movements.
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Foundation

    • D. 

      Function

  • 18. 
    How do you differentiate the GRID™ from other massage products on the market?
  • 19. 
    How do you differentiate the GRID™ from the Trigger Point Performance Therapy tools?
  • 20. 
    What is muscle elasticity? Why is it important? How is it achieved?
  • 21. 
    What are the benefits of SMRT-CORE™ programming?
  • 22. 
    As a SMRT-CORE™ Master Trainer, what do you believe are your strengths and weaknesseas in relation to educating and teaching other fitness professionals?
  • 23. 
    Please provide any additional comments in the space below.