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Know Adjective Suffixes Quiz
Medical Terminology. Chapter 1
1) superIOR : pertaining to above
2) auditORY : pertaining to hearing
3) adipOSE : pertaining to fat
4) cardiAC : pertaining to the heart
5) duodenAL : pertaining to the duodenum

Created on September 11, 2013 by
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Kate Zuker
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NSCA CSCS Preparation
Measurement and Evaluation
1) Andrea finds that her athletes’ performance on the push-up test and the bench press test is not similar, even though both tests are designed to assess muscular endurance of the upper body. These tests appear to lack this type of validity. : concurrent validity
2) Anna read a research article that reported the Jackson & Pollock skinfold equation provided body composition estimates that were consistent with results from underwater weighing, a method considered the "gold standard" for body composition analysis. What type of validity does the Jackson-Pollock equation have based on this study? : predictive validity
3) Of the options listed below, which test would be most appropriate to use to test the general strength necessary for a football offensive lineman? : the 1 RM leg extension
4) Which of the following tests will provide the most pertinent information about an athlete who is trying out as a spiker on the volleyball team? : the 1RM back squat
5) Which description best fits a test of anaerobic capacity? : The movement is at low speed but requires one maximum exertion by the muscle.

Created on August 26, 2013 by
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Stacy Neelin
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Exercise Techniques
1) For most resistance training exercises, the athlete should be instructed to : exhale through the sticking point
2) A spotter should be used in the following situations: : during power exercises
3) The correct order of the movement phases used in a power clean is : beginning position, catch, first pull, scoop, second pull
4) Which of the following exercises would you recommend for increasing the strength of the middle trapezius? : vertical chest press
5) How can the seated dumbbell overhead extension best be categorized? : upper body, multi-joint, back exercise

Created on August 26, 2013 by
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Stacy Neelin
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CSCS prep Quiz
Speed and Plyometrics
1) The ability to perform a quick change in direction of a movement such as that observed during a movement involving the stretch-shortening cycle is called : contractility
2) Have athletes perform this type of recovery between 800 meter sprints for the quickest reduction in blood lactate. : inactive recovery
3) To increase the runner’s stride frequency during the maximum speed of sprinting, use this type of training: : resisted sprinting
4) Jason wants to begin a plyometrics training program, but his coach has advised him that in order to begin upper-body plyometric exercises, he must be able to bench press a minimum weight to be considered ready. Based on his personal information (height 6'2", weight 190 lbs., 22 years of age), what is the minimum weight that Jason must bench press in order to be considered ready for upper-body plyometrics training? : 95 lbs
5) Cara has several years of experience with resistance and plyometric training. Based on her training, what is the suggested plyometric training volume? : 80 to 100

Created on August 26, 2013 by
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Stacy Neelin
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Resistance Training Prescription
1) Which of the following is the most effective type of exercise for optimizing sport-specific muscular strength for well-trained athletes? : assistance exercises
2) An individual’s 1RM can be assessed in all of the following exercises EXCEPT : the biceps curl
3) This training goal requires the longest recovery time between sets: : muscular endurance
4) Which of the following statements is true about training to optimize muscular hypertrophy? : It should be high volume with a moderate-to-low intensity load and short rest periods.
5) Ian is training his quadriceps muscles for muscular endurance. The strength and conditioning coach has prescribed three sets of leg presses. What is the optimum amount of time between sets to help achieve his training goal? : 30 seconds

Created on August 26, 2013 by
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Stacy Neelin
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Cardiorespiratory Exercise Prescription
1) Adaptations in all of the following contribute to increases in VO2max with endurance training EXCEPT : heart rate
2) Which of the following is NOT a training goal for an aerobic endurance athlete? : increase VO2submax
3) An application of the principle of overload for an aerobic endurance athlete would be to have the athlete train : above lactate threshold
4) Toni wants to increase the speed at the end of his endurance running performance. The best training method for achieving this goal is : Fartlek
5) Molly spent her Spring break training in the heat in Florida. She pushed herself more than usual and refused to take off any days. On three days she doubled her workout by running her program in the morning and again in the evening. When she returned from break, she found that her resting heart rate was higher than normal. This increase in heart rate was likely due to this: : detraining

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Stacy Neelin
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Training
1) All of the following are examples of training adaptations for aerobic exercise EXCEPT : increased blood volume
2) All of the following are signs of overtraining EXCEPT : decreased muscle glycogen
3) During maximal intensity activities (>90% of maximum) which fibers will be recruited? : Type I only
4) Which principle of training is based on the idea that one should target the sport-related energy pathways and muscle groups? : overload
5) Exercise results in an increase in this system's activity: : sympathetic

Created on August 26, 2013 by
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Stacy Neelin
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Metabolism and Nutrition
1) The primary substrate for a 50 meter sprint is: : creatine phosphate
2) The general recommendation for dietary fat is : 10 % of total calories
3) At the beginning of aerobic exercise, before reaching steady state, an individual will be in this state: : anaerobic threshold
4) The hormone used illegally by some athletes to enhance red blood cell production in the body is : creatine monohydrate
5) In order to lose 10 pounds, an individual will have to have a deficit of this many calories: : 35,000

Created on August 26, 2013 by
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Stacy Neelin
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Biomechanics
1) Internal rotation of the hip takes place in this plane: : transverse
2) The joint involving the femur and tibia is an example of this type of joint: : cartilaginous
3) Marissa performs a biceps curl, lifting a weight from the extended arm position up to full flexion of the elbow. This movement provides an illustration of this type of lever system: : first-class
4) All else being equal, this type of muscle fiber arrangement will be associated with higher forces: : bipennate
5) You meet up with your friend Kelsey in the weight room. You haven’t seen her since she'd injured her leg during soccer practice. You observe that she’s performing progressive loading exercises with her injured leg. From this observation, you realize that she’s probably in this phase of healing: : inflammation

Created on August 25, 2013 by
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Stacy Neelin
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NSCA CSCS Preparation Quiz
Anatomy & Physiology
1) 1) All of the following sections of the sarcomere shorten during a concentric muscle action EXCEPT the... : I-band
2) The length-tension relationship of muscle is based on the following fact: : As muscle lengthens, the tension changes and is highest at the middle length.
3) All of these factors contribute to venous return EXCEPT : venoconstriction
4) This ion, stored in the sarcoplasmic reticulum, is released into the sarcoplasm to signal the beginning of the contraction process: : sodium
5) Which of the following will increase the dissociation between hemoglobin and oxygen? : increased pH

Created on August 25, 2013 by
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Stacy Neelin
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DNB Mini Mock-1

1) Which of the following is a glucose transporter in myocyte? : GLUT 3

Created on August 08, 2013 by
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Saraswata Das
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Patho Quiz (Trial)
Ch. 1-3 Quiz
1) The predicted outcome of a disease is its ________________________________. : prognosis
2) Ig_____ protects newborns : M
3) The cusitive agent for AIDS is ___________________________. : Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
4) The ___________________ virus causes Chicken Pox. : Varicella Zoster
5) The ______________________________ system is the most used portal of entry. : respiratory

Created on July 10, 2013 by
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Amy Cheney
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