Chapter 8: Physiological Assessments

Question 1 of 10

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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?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 2 of 10

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_______________ provides an objective ratio describing the relationship between body weight and height.

Select one of the following:

  • BMI

  • DEXA

  • MRI

  • NIR

Question 3 of 10

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Which of these assessments measures a client’s muscular endurance?

Select one of the following:

  • Push-up test

  • 1-RM bench-press test

  • YMCA submaximal step test

  • Standing long jump test

Question 4 of 10

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What is the waist-to-hip ratio threshold at which a female client’s health is considered at risk?

Select one of the following:

  • 0.79

  • 0.82

  • 0.86

  • 0.95

Question 5 of 10

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Measuring VO2max in a laboratory involves the collection and analysis of _______________ during maximal exercise.

Select one of the following:

  • Blood oxygen levels

  • Exhaled air

  • Core temperature

  • Caloric expenditure

Question 6 of 10

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If an activity requires a functional capacity of 6 METs, what is the total oxygen consumption of someone performing that activity?

Select one of the following:

  • 0.6 mL/kg/min

  • 6 mL/kg/min

  • 10.5 mL/kg/min

  • 21 mL/kg/min

Question 7 of 10

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Which of the following types of physiological assessment is contraindicated for a client with asthma?

Select one of the following:

  • Cycle ergometer test

  • Treadmill test

  • Ventilatory threshold test

  • Step test

Question 8 of 10

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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.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 10

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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 __________.

Select one of the following:

  • 225 pounds

  • 0.84

  • 35 pounds

  • 1.18

Question 10 of 10

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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?

Select one of the following:

  • Standing long jump

  • 40-yard dash

  • Pro agility test

  • Vertical jump test

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Chapter 8: Physiological Assessments

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