Which of the following joints favors stability over mobility?
Which of the following muscles exerts an upward pull on the anterior, inferior surface of the pelvis in an effort to maintain a neutral pelvic position?
When trying to meet the objective of the stability and mobility training phase by reestablishing appropriate levels of stability and mobility through the kinetic chain, a personal trainer should begin by targeting which region of the body?
After proximal stability is established in the lumbar spine, the focus of the stability and mobility training phase shifts to establishing _______________.
Mobility and stability in the distal extremities
Stability of the scapulothoracic spine
Mobility of the pelvis and thoracic spine
Which stretching technique involves holding each stretch to the point of tension for 15 to
Active isolated stretching
A skilled performance athlete who has established good flexibility would like to address functional flexibility during his pre-exercise stretching routine. What two types of stretching would be the BEST choices for this client?
Active isolated stretching and dynamic stretching
Dynamic stretching and ballistic stretching
Static stretching and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
Myofascial release and active isolated stretching
The center of mass is generally slightly lower in men due to their increased body mass and narrower stance.
Which of the following techniques will reduce the balance challenge of an exercise?
Narrowing the base of support
Lowering the center of mass
Looking up and down during the exercise
Closing the eyes
Which type of movement has the GREATEST need for thoracic mobility?
Which of the following exercises BEST addresses the rotational movement pattern during the movement-training phase?