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This is the review for Test 1 in Introduction to P.E. for an 8-week course.

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For the general population, skill-related fitness is important for... ... coping with emergency situations.
A significant amount of _____ is necessary to perform a double back somersault with a full twist. Agility
_____ is defined as the ability to produce maximum force in the shortest time. Power
Speed and force (strength) are two components of... ... power.
You should avoid exercising if you have a... ... fever.
Exercise in the cold can lead to... ... frostbite.
Improvements in maximal oxygen uptake in older adults are _____ those of younger people. Similar to
The base fitness conditioning program should last a minimum of... ... 6 weeks.
When joints are regularly moved through their entire range of motion, _____. Flexibility increases.
The range of motion at a joint or group of joints that can be achieved without causing injury is known as... ... flexibility.
Permanent lengthening of soft tissue is called... ... plastic elongation.
On the sit and reach flexibility test, the number _____ represented average flexibility. 9
The importance of evaluating body posture is to detect... ... deviations from normal body alignment.
Slow-sustained stretching... ... causes the muscles to relax.
Back pain is considered chronic if it persists longer than... ... 3 months.
Which of the following exercises stretches the shoulder joints? Triceps stretch.
For the beginner, long-term strength training often leads to the decrease of _____ more than the increase of muscle mass. Fat mass
The maximal amount of resistance an individual is able to list in a single effort is used to measure... ... muscular strength.
Lengthening of a muscle as it exerts resisting force is known as _____ resistance. Negative
Which of the following types of exercises benefit individuals with loose joints and low back pain the most? Pilates exercises.
Which of the following is a benefit of having strong core muscles? Decreased low back pain.
Which of the following is NOT true of the body core? Few of the major muscles attach to the core.
Which of the following is TRUE of the body core? A strong core reduces low back pain.
Which of the following is NOT an example of a toxic environment for wellness? Bicycle lanes and jogging trails.
Which of the following elements of modern-day architecture reinforce healthy behaviors? Accessible stairways.
Problems of motivation, one of the three impediments that can keep one from quitting smoking, arise when an individual... ... does not believe smoking causes any harm.
During the _____, the person continues the new behavior for up to five years. Maintenance stage
Using various techniques to avoid unnecessary snacking helps one through the _____ process of change. Countering
SMART goals refer to those that are... ... specific, measurable, acceptable, realistic and time specific.
The goal, "I will reduce my body fat to 20% body fat in 2 weeks" is not... ... realistic.
An example of a measurable objective is... ... "I will go to bed at 10 pm every day."
_____ wellness is the dimension most commonly associated with being healthy. Physical
John recycles and uses public transportation most of the time. He possesses a high level of _____ wellness. Environmental
Mary has a sense of meaning and direction in her life and a relationship to a higher being. She has a high level of _____ wellness. spiritual
Which of the following is a component of health-related fitness? Muscular strength.
The health fitness standards proposed in Chapter 1 are based on data linking... ... minimum fitness values to disease prevention and health.
Which of the following statements is TRUE? About 50% of the people use up about 97% of healthcare dollars in the US.
Which of the following is CORRECT? A lower resting heart rate might indicate a stronger heart.
While measuring blood pressure using a sphygmomanometer and a stethoscope, _____ blood pressure is recorded as the point where the sound of the pulse becomes audible. systolic
Power refers to the ability to quickly and efficiently change body position and direction. False.
Moderate-intensity exercise is recommend for healthy pregnant individuals. True.
Flexibility is usually greater in those with more body fat. False.
Controlled ballistic stretching is not recommended. False.
To achieve significant strength gains, a minimum of 8 weeks of consecutive training is necessary. True.
Fast-twitch fibers generate more force than slow-twitch fibers. True.
As the scientific evidence continues to mount each day, most people are adhering to a healthy lifestyle program. False.
The action stage requires the greatest commitment of time and energy on the part of the individual. True.
Physical fitness alone is always sufficient to lower the risk for disease and ensure better health. False.
Scientific evidence now links participation in fitness and wellness programs not only to better health but also to lower medical costs and higher job productivity. True.
Subluxation is the partial dislocation of a joint. True.
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