Most health benefits occur with at least ______________ a week of moderate-intensity physical activity, such as brisk walking. Additional benefits occur with more physical activity.
Which of the following accounts for the unique position that personal trainers hold in the allied healthcare continuum?
They are able to provide detailed dietary planning to combat chronic illnesses
They are at the top of the allied healthcare pyramid due to the extended time they spend with clients
They are able to show clients how to exercise effectively while following physicians’ general recommendations
They are licensed professionals who can prescribe specific exercise programs
What is the primary purpose of a fitness certification?
To protect the public from harm
To prove mastery of the profession
To increase one’s earning potential
To provide hands-on experience
Which of the following is NOT part of the definition of “scope of practice”?
The legal range of services that professionals in a given field can provide
The code of ethics that must be adhered to while in the workplace
The setting in which the services can be provided
Guidelines or parameters that must be followed
According the general scope of practice for fitness professionals, personal trainers can rehabilitate clients who are recovering from musculoskeletal injuries.
Diagnosing the cause of a client’s lordosis posture and prescribing an exercise program to treat it is within a personal trainer’s scope of practice.
To renew certification for a new two-year cycle, ACE Certified Professionals must complete a minimum of _____ hours of continuing education credits and maintain a current certificate in _______________ and, if living in North America, automated external defibrillation.
10; cardiopulmonary resuscitation
20; risk management
20; cardiopulmonary resuscitation
30; risk management
What should a personal trainer do if a client insists on using dietary supplements despite the trainer’s assurance that his or her fitness goals can be met without them?
Refer the client to the health club’s sales team
Refer the client to a registered dietitian or physician
Check that the facility’s insurance policy covers the sale of these products
Stop training the client until he or she agrees to stop using these products
Which of the following is an appropriate response to a client who mentions being sore following a weekend tennis tournament?
Recommending the use of over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications
Recommending the use of a creatine supplement prior to his or her next tournament
Providing deep tissue massage to help relieve the soreness
Discussing the proper technique for icing the affected areas
How many CEC's are needed for a ACE certified personal trainer to renew the ACE certification?
To help prevent violations of client privacy, ACE certified professionals should become familiar with _________________.
ACE code of Ethics
ACE Professional Practices and Disciplinary Procedures
Health Insurance Probability and Accountability Act
U.S.Dept. of Health and Human Services