During a treadmill test, a client complains of leg cramping but feels that she will be able to finish the test. What is the MOST appropriate course of action?
Monitor her progress closely and stop the test if her pain worsens
Allow her to complete the test, as treadmill tests measure cardiorespiratory fitness, not muscular endurance
Stop the test immediately and possibly refer the client to her primary healthcare professional
Have her rest for a few minutes and rehydrate before continuing the test from the stopping point
_______________ provides an objective ratio describing the relationship between body weight and height.
Which of these assessments measures a client’s muscular endurance?
1-RM bench-press test
YMCA submaximal step test
Standing long jump test
What is the waist-to-hip ratio threshold at which a female client’s health is considered at risk?
Measuring VO2max in a laboratory involves the collection and analysis of _______________ during maximal exercise.
Blood oxygen levels
If an activity requires a functional capacity of 6 METs, what is the total oxygen consumption of someone performing that activity?
Which of the following types of physiological assessment is contraindicated for a client with asthma?
Cycle ergometer test
Ventilatory threshold test
The end-point of the VT2 threshold test is determined by the client’s ability to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, or another memorized group of phrases.
A male client who weighs 190 pounds has a one-repetition maximum of 225 pounds on the bench press exercise. His relative strength for this exercise is __________.
A competitive soccer player, whose sport requires an ability to accelerate, decelerate, change direction, and then accelerate again, is interested in completing an assessment to serve as a baseline against which he can measure future improvements. Which test will BEST measure these sports skills?
Standing long jump
Pro agility test
Vertical jump test