Chapter 2: Principles of Motivation and Adherence

Question 1 of 14

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Adherence is defined as the psychological drive that gives behavior direction and purpose.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 14

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More than _____% of people who start a new program will drop out within the first six months.

Select one of the following:

  • 25

  • 50

  • 60

  • 75

Question 3 of 14

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Which of the following is NOT one of the three primary categories of potential determinants for physical activity?

Select one of the following:

  • Personal attributes

  • Physical attributes

  • Environmental factors

  • Physical-activity factors

Question 4 of 14

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General trends reveal that members of which of the following populations are MOST likely to be performing higher levels of physical activity in unsupervised settings?

Select one of the following:

  • Older adults

  • Men

  • Those with fewer years of education

  • Those in a lower socioeconomic bracket

Question 5 of 14

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What is arguably the most important and influential personal attribute variable when predicting adherence to physical activity?

Select one of the following:

  • Activity history

  • Obesity level

  • Cardiovascular disease status

  • Social support network

Question 6 of 14

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_______________ is the most common excuse for not exercising and for dropping out of an exercise program.

Select one of the following:

  • Perceived lack of time

  • Lack of access to facilities

  • Lack of social support

  • Lack of improvement

Question 7 of 14

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Which of the following individuals is MOST likely to adhere to a supervised physical activity program?

Select one of the following:

  • A highly motivator beginner who elects to begin a vigorous-intensity exercise program

  • An individual who perceives his health to be poor and had been encouraged by his doctor to exercise

  • An obese man who is motivated by a fear of adverse health conditions that are common in his family

  • A middle-aged man who has prehypertension but believes he has personal control over his health

Question 8 of 14

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Which of the following terms is defined as the belief in one’s own capabilities to successfully engage in a behavior?

Select one of the following:

  • Intrinsic motivation

  • Self-efficacy

  • Extrinsic motivation

  • Locus of control

Question 9 of 14

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When developing SMART goals, which of the following types of goals should be AVOIDED?

Select one of the following:

  • Long-term goals

  • Outcome goals

  • Negative goals

  • Performance goals

Question 10 of 14

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What is the MOST important tool when dealing with a client who is at risk for relapse?

Select one of the following:

  • Enhancing the client’s assertiveness

  • Developing a system of social support

  • Planning ahead and being prepared

  • Signing behavioral contracts

Question 11 of 14

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Long term program adherence is dependent on the clients ability to provide his or her own________.

Select one of the following:

  • results

  • self efficacy

  • feedback

  • goals

Question 12 of 14

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The dropout rate in vigorous intensity exercise programs is almost the SAME as in moderate intensity activity programs.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 14

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People with chronic disease should not exercise.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 14

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What is the most important factor in starting an exercise programme ?

Select one of the following:

  • Program design

  • Individual

  • Social support

  • Peer pressure

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