ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
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QUESTION NO: 1
The C-shaped cartilages of the trachea allow all of
the following to occur EXCEPT
A. Ciliated movement of mucus-secreting cells.
B. Distention of the esophagus.
C. Maintenance of open airway.
D. Prevention of tracheal collapse during pres- sure
QUESTION NO: 2
Functions of bone include all of the following EXCEPT
A. Support for the body.
B. Protection of organs and tissues.
C. Production of red blood cells.
D. Production of force.
QUESTION NO: 3
In the organization of skeletal muscle, the muscle cell
contains the contractile proteins. Which of the following
is a contractile protein?
B. Muscle fascicle.
D. Muscle fiber.
QUESTION NO: 4
A client in your exercise class has been complaining
of back pain with no ridiculer symptoms. This person
has been treated medically and is now joining the exercise
program to improve flexibility in the low back. Which
exercise would be most appropriate for this person to
address the stated goal?
A. Hip flexor stretch.
B. Knee-to-chest stretch.
C. Gastrocnemius stretch.
D. Lateral trunk stretch.
QUESTION NO: 5
All of the following statements are true regarding long
A. Thediaphysis is composed of compact bone.
B. The epiphysis consists of spongy bone.
C. Most bones of the axial skeleton are of this type.
D. The central shaft encases themedullary canal.
QUESTION NO: 6
The arm is capable of performing all of the following
QUESTION NO: 7
The prime movers for extension of the knee are the
QUESTION NO: 8
A baseball pitcher has been complaining of weakness
in the lateral rotation motions of the shoulder. You
have been asked to evaluate him for a strengthening
program. Which of the following muscles would you have
him concentrate on strengthening?
B. Teres major.
C. Latissimus dorsi.
D. Teres minor.
QUESTION NO: 9
Cartilage is categorized as which of the following types
of connective tissue?
QUESTION NO: 10
Blood leaving the heart to be oxygenated in the lungs
must first pass through the right atrium and ventricle.
Through which valve does blood flow when moving from
the right atrium to the right ventricle?
A. Bicuspid valve.
B. Tricuspid valve.
C. Pulmonic valve.
D. Aortic valve.
QUESTION NO: 11
Which of the following are symptoms of anxiety?
A. Panic attacks.
B. Increased nervousness.
C. Feelings of being "on edge."
D. All of the above.