ACSM HFS Certification - Chapter 1

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ACSM HFS Certification - Chapter 1
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  1. Anterior
    The front of the body; ventral
  2. Deep
    Below the surface and not relatively close to the surface
  3. Distal
    Furthest point in distance from a given anatomical reference point
  4. Inferior
    Away from the head; lower
  5. Lateral
    Away from the midline of the body; to the side
  6. Medial
    Toward the midline of the body
  7. Posterior
    The back of the body; dorsal
  8. Proximal
    Closest point in distance to a given anatomical reference point
  9. Superficial
    Located close to or on the body surface
  10. Superior
    Toward the head; higher
  11. Sagittal Plane
    divides the body into right and left side
  12. Frontal (Coronal) Plane
    divides the body into anterior and posterior portions
  13. Transverse Plane
    divides the body into superior and inferior portions
  14. What are the 7 functions of the cardiovascular system?
    • 1. transport oxygenated blood from the lungs to tissues and deoxygenated blood from the tissues to the lungs
    • 2. distribute nutrients to cells
    • 3. remove metabolic waste
    • 4. regulate pH
    • 5. transport hormones and enzymes to regulate physiological function
    • 6. maintain fluid volume to prevent dehydration
    • 7. maintain body temperature by absorbing and redistributing heat
  15. How many chambers does the heart have?
    4
  16. What are the superior chambers of the heart called?
    Atria
  17. What are the inferior chambers of the heart called?
    Ventricals

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