Chapter 1: Role and Scope of Practice for the Personal Trainer

Question 1 of 11

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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.

Select one of the following:

  • 60 minutes

  • 75 minutes

  • 150 minutes

  • 180 minutes

Question 2 of 11

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Which of the following accounts for the unique position that personal trainers hold in the allied healthcare continuum?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 3 of 11

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What is the primary purpose of a fitness certification?

Select one of the following:

  • To protect the public from harm

  • To prove mastery of the profession

  • To increase one’s earning potential

  • To provide hands-on experience

Question 4 of 11

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Which of the following is NOT part of the definition of “scope of practice”?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 5 of 11

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According the general scope of practice for fitness professionals, personal trainers can rehabilitate clients who are recovering from musculoskeletal injuries.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 11

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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.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 11

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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.

Select one of the following:

  • 10; cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • 20; risk management

  • 20; cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • 30; risk management

Question 8 of 11

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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?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 9 of 11

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Which of the following is an appropriate response to a client who mentions being sore following a weekend tennis tournament?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 10 of 11

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How many CEC's are needed for a ACE certified personal trainer to renew the ACE certification?

Select one of the following:

  • 0.5

  • 1.0

  • 1.5

  • 2.0

Question 11 of 11

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To help prevent violations of client privacy, ACE certified professionals should become familiar with _________________.

Select one of the following:

  • ACE code of Ethics

  • ACE Professional Practices and Disciplinary Procedures

  • Health Insurance Probability and Accountability Act

  • U.S.Dept. of Health and Human Services

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