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  1. The type of flexibility training that applies gentle force to an adhesion, altering the elastic muscle fibers from a bundled position to a straighter alignment with the direction of the muscle and/or fascia.
    Self-myofascial release
  2. Dysfunction within the connective tissue of the kinetic chain that is treated by the body as an injury, initiating this repair process.
    Cumulative injury cycle
  3. Name the structures that make up the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex (LPHC).
    Lumbar spine, pelvic girdle, abdomen, and hip joint
  4. Name four core-strength exercises.
    Ball Crunch, Back Extensions, Reverse Crunch, Cable Rotations
  5. Name four core-stabilization exercises.
    Marching, Floor Bridge, Floor Prone Cobra, Prone Iso-abs
  6. Law stating that soft tissue models along the lines of stress.
    Davis's law
  7. Exercises in the core-stabilization level are identified through these characteristics.
    They involve little motion through the spine and pelvis
  8. It is critical that the core training program is designed to achieve these three functional outcomes in the right order.
    1. Intervertebral stability, 2. Lumbo-pelvic stability, 3. Movement efficiency
  9. Referred to as a co-contraction of global muscles, such as the rectus abdominis, external obliques, and quadratus lumborum.
    Bracing
  10. What are four common ways a stressor causes breakdown or injury?
    Stress fractures, muscle strains, joint pain, emotional fatigue
  11. What are the proper frontside mechanics during sprinting?
    Ankle dorsiflexion, knee flexion, hip flexion, and neutral pelvis
  12. The ability to react and change body position with maximum rate for force production, in all planes of motion and from all body positions, during functional activities.
    Quickness
  13. The ability to move the body in one intended direction as fast as possible.
    Speed
  14. What are the proper backside mechanics during sprinting?
    Ankle plantar flexion, knee extension, hip extension, and neutral pelvis
  15. The ability to accelerate, decelerate, stabilize, and change direction quickly, while maintaining proper posture.
    Agility
  16. Name four core-power exercises.
    Rotation Chest Pass, Ball Medicine Pullover Throw, Front Medicine Ball Oblique Throw, Soccer Throw
  17. The ability of the body to produce high levels of force for prolonged periods of time.
    Muscular endurance
  18. What is a component of core-power exercises that make them easy to identify?
    Explosive movements with medicine balls
  19. Name five balance-strength exercises.
    Single-leg Squat, Single-leg Squat Touchdown, Single-leg Romanian Deadlift, Step-up to Balance, Multiplanar Lunge to Balance
  20. Name five balance-stabilization exercises.
    Single-leg Balance, Single-leg Balance Reach, Single-leg Hip Internal and External Rotation, Single-leg Lift and Chop, Single-leg Throw and Catch
  21. Name three balance-power exercises.
    Multiplanar Hop with Stabilization, Multiplanar Single-leg Box Hop-up with Stabilization, Multiplanar Single-leg Box Hop-down with Stabilization
  22. What are four plyometric-stabilization exercises?
    Squat Jump with Stabilization, Box Jump-up with Stabilization, Box Jump-down with Stabilization, Multiplanar Jump with Stabilization
  23. Name three plyometric-power exercises.
    Ice Skater, Single-leg Power Step-up, Proprioceptive Plyometrics
  24. Name four plyometric-strength exercises.
    Squat Jump, Tuck Jump, Butt Kick, Power Step-up
  25. Exercises that use quick powerful movements involving an eccentric action immediately followed by an explosive concentric contraction.
    Plyometric training
  26. What are the two techniques used in corrective flexibility according to the integrated flexibility continuum?
    SMR (self-myofascial release) and static stretching
  27. Body position progressions in balance training.
    Two-leg stable, single-leg stable, two-legs unstable, single-leg unstable
  28. What is the minimum amount of time static stretches should be held?
    30 seconds
  29. Give examples of total-body power exercises.
    Two-arm Push Press, Barbell Clean, Dumbbell Snatch, Squat Thrust, Kettlebell Hang, Clean and Jerk
  30. Give examples of chest exercises used in the Stabilization Level of the OPT model.
    Ball Dumbbell Chest Press, Push-up, Ball Push-up: hands on the ball, Standing Cable Chest Press
  31. Name two power level exercises for the legs.
    Squat Jump and Tuck Jump
  32. Name two different leg-stabilization exercises.
    Ball Squat and Multiplanar Step-up to Balance
  33. Name two strength level exercises for the legs.
    Leg Press and Barbell Squat
  34. Give three examples of shoulder-power exercises.
    Front Medicine Ball Oblique Throw, Overhead Medicine Ball Throw, Speed Tubing Shoulder Press
  35. What are three things that a client should have established prior to incorporating a dynamic stretching program?
    Good levels of tissue extensibility, core stability, and balance capabilities
  36. Give examples of total-body strength exercises.
    Lunge to Two-arm Dumbbell Press; Squat, Curl, to Two-arm Press; Step-up to Overhead Press: sagittal plane; Romanian Deadlift, Shrug to Calf Raise
  37. Give four examples of core-strength exercises.
    Ball Crunches, Back Extensions, Reverse Crunches, Cable Rotations
  38. Give four examples of core-stabilization exercises.
    Marching, Floor Bridge, Floor Prone Cobra, Prone Iso-abs
  39. Based on the exercise selection continuum what exercises should be selected for the adaptation of stabilization?
    Total-body, multi-joint or single joint, controlled unstable
  40. Body position progressions used for balance training.
    1. Two-leg stable 2. Single-leg stable 3. Two-legs unstable 4. Single-leg unstable
  41. What is the minimum duration pressure should be sustained on adhesions while performing self-myofascial release?
    30 seconds
  42. Three types of core systems.
    Local stabilization system, Global stabilization system, Movement system
  43. What are the seven methods for prescribing exercise intensity?
    Peak VO2, VO2 reserve, Peak metabolic equivalent (MET), Peak maximal heart rate, Heart rate reserve, Rating of perceived exertion, Talk test
  44. What is the mechanism of action that occurs in active-isolated stretching?
    Reciprocal inhibition
  45. The cumulative sensory input to the central nervous system from all mechanoreceptors that sense position and limb movements.
    Proprioception
  46. When is the appropriate time to utilize dynamic stretching?
    After self-myofascial release when training in Phase 5
  47. What are the acute variables for static stretching?
    1-2 sets, hold each stretch for 30 seconds
  48. How long should the cardiorespiratory portion of the warm-up last?
    5-10 minutes
  49. Example of a Zone 1 cardiorespiratory activity and intensity level.
    Walking or jogging at 65-75% of maximal heart rate
  50. What does F.I.T.T.E. stand for?
    Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type, Enjoyment
  51. Type of training that has been found to be just as beneficial as traditional forms of cardiorespiratory training.
    Circuit training
  52. Name the structures that make up the core.
    Lumbo-pelvic-hip complex, pelvic girdle, abdomen, and hip joint
  53. Example of a Zone 2 cardiorespiratory activity and intensity level.
    Group exercise classes or spinning at 76-85% of maximal heart rate
  54. Example of a Zone 3 cardiorespiratory activity and intensity level.
    Sprinting at 86-95% of maximal heart rate
  55. Name the five muscles of the Local Stabilization System of the core.
    Transverse abdominis, internal oblique, lumbar multifidus, pelvic floor muscles, diaphragm
  56. Name the four muscles of the movement system of the core.
    Latissimus dorsi, hip flexors, hamstring complex, quadriceps
  57. The normal extensibility of all soft tissues that allows the full range of motion of a joint.
    Flexibility
  58. The tendency of the body to seek the path of least resistance during functional movement patterns.
    Relative flexibility
  59. The concept of muscle inhibition, caused by a tight agonist, which inhibits its functional antagonist.
    Altered reciprocal inhibition
  60. What are the benefits of a warm-up?
    Increased heart rate and respiratory rate, increased tissue temperature, and increased psychological preparation for bouts of exercise.
  61. Feedback that provides information about the quality of the movement during exercise.
    Knowledge of performance
  62. What kinetic chain deviations must a certified personal trainer watch for in the cardiorespiratory portion of the workout for clients who possess rounded shoulders?
    On steppers and treadmills watch for the grasping of the handles; on stationary bikes, treadmills and elliptical trainers watch for rounding of the shoulders.
  63. What does the acronym SAID in SAID Principle stand for?
    Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demands
  64. The type of specificity that refers to the weight and movements placed on the body.
    Mechanical specificity
  65. Feedback used after the completion of a movement to help inform clients about the outcome of their performance.
    Knowledge of results
  66. The principle that states the body will adapt to the specific demands that are placed on it.
    SAID Principle or Principle of Specificity
  67. The three stages in the General Adaptation Syndrome.
    Alarm reaction, resistance development, exhaustion
  68. The state where there is an elevation of the body's metabolism after exercise.
    Excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC)
  69. Four performance adaptive benefits from resistance training
    Increased strength, increased power, increased endurance, increased neuromuscular control
  70. SAQ training can be used with what three nonathletic populations?
    Youth, weight-loss clients, seniors
  71. Give examples of chest exercises used in the Power Level of the OPT model.
    Two-arm Medicine Ball Chest Pass; Rotation Chest Pass; Speed Tubing Chest Press; Plyometric Push-up
  72. Give examples of total-body stabilization exercises.
    Single-leg Squat Touchdown, Curl, to Overhead Press; Single-leg Romanian Deadlift, Curl, to Overhead Press; Single-leg Squat to Row; Ball Squat, Curl, to Press; Multiplanar Step-up Balance, Curl, to Overhead Press
  73. Give examples of chest exercises used in the Strength Level of the OPT model.
    Incline Dumbbell Chest Press; Incline Barbell Bench Press; Flat Dumbbell Chest Press; Barbell Bench Press
  74. Give examples of back exercises used in the Stabilization Level of the OPT model.
    Single-leg Pull-down; Ball Cobra; Standing Cable Row; Ball Dumbbell Row
  75. Give examples of shoulder exercises used in the Stabilization Level of training.
    Single-leg Overhead Press; Single-leg Dumbbell Scaption; Seated Stability Ball Military Press
  76. Benefits of a cool-down include the following:
    Reduced heart rate and breathing rates, gradually cools body temperature, returns muscles to their optimal length-tension relationships, prevents venous pooling of blood in lower extremities, restores physiological systems close to baseline
  77. Give examples of back exercises used in the Strength Level of the OPT model.
    Seated Cable Row; Seated Lat Pull-down; Straight-arm Pull-down; Pull-up; Supported Dumbbell Row
  78. The main goal of balance training is to continually increase the client's awareness of their limit of stability by creating______________.
    controlled instability
  79. Surface types for proprioceptive progressions during balance include.
    Floor, sport beam, half foam roll, foam pad, balance disk, wobble board, BOSU ball
  80. Give examples of back exercises used in the Strength Level of the OPT model.
    Seated Cable Row; Seated Lat Pull-down; Straight-arm Pull-down; Pull-up; Supported Dumbbell Row
  81. Efficient movement requires eccentric force reduction, isometric stabilization, and concentric force production.
    Integrated performance paradigm
  82. Describe the five kinetic chain checkpoints?
    Feet: shoulder-width apart, pointing straight ahead; Knees: in line with the second and third toes; Hips: level with lumbar spine in a neutral position; Shoulders: depressed and slightly retracted; and Head: cervical spine in a neutral position
  83. Exercises that use quick, powerful movements involving an eccentric action immediately followed by an explosive concentric contraction.
    Plyometric training
  84. The ability of the neuromuscular system to produce internal tension to overcome an external load.
    Strength
  85. What is dynamic balance?
    Dynamic balance is the ability to move and change directions under various conditions without falling
  86. What are six ways to progress plyometric exercises?
    Easy to hard, simple to complex, known to unknown, stable to unstable, body weight to loaded, activity-specific
  87. What are the three phases of a plyometric exercise?
    Eccentric phase, amortization phase, concentric phase
  88. What is the proper progression for balance training when utilizing the proprioceptive continuum?
    Floor, balance beam, half foam roll, foam pad, balance disk
  89. The ability of muscles to exert maximal force output in a minimal amount of time.
    Rate of force production
  90. Research has demonstrated increased electromyogram activity and pelvic stabilization when this maneuver is performed.
    Drawing-in maneuver
  91. What is delayed-onset muscle soreness?
    Pain or discomfort often felt 24 to 72 hours after intense exercise or unaccustomed physical activity.
  92. Give eight reasons for the incorporation of flexibility training.
    Correct muscle imbalances, increase joint range of motion, decrease excess tension of muscles, relieve joint stress, improve extensibility of musculotendinous junction, maintain normal functional length of muscles, improve neuromuscular efficiency, improve function
  93. Consistently repeating the same pattern of motion, which may place abnormal stresses on the body.
    Pattern overload
  94. What is delayed-onset muscle soreness?
    Pain or discomfort often felt 24 to 72 hours after intense exercise or unaccustomed physical activity.
  95. What is the proper way to progress an exercise in the stabilization level of training?
    Increase proprioceptive demand
  96. Give eight reasons for the incorporation of flexibility training.
    Correct muscle imbalances, increase joint range of motion, decrease excess tension of muscles, relieve joint stress, improve extensibility of musculotendinous junction, maintain normal functional length of muscles, improve neuromuscular efficiency, improve function
  97. The type of flexibility designed to improve extensibility of soft tissue and increase neuromuscular efficiency by using reciprocal inhibition.
    Active flexibility
  98. What are the three phases of the integrated flexibility continuum?
    Corrective flexibility, active flexibility, functional flexibility
  99. During which phase of the general adaptation syndrome do stress fractures, muscle strains, joint pain and emotional fatigue occur?
    Exhaustion phase
  100. The stretching technique that focuses on the neural system and fascial system of the body by applying gentle force to an adhesion.
    Self-myofascial release

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