Nervous system test

Phil Cummins
Quiz by Phil Cummins, updated more than 1 year ago
Phil Cummins
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Nervous system test for fitness instructor level 2 course

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Question 1

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What is the role of the nervous system?
Answer
  • Deliver oxygen to the working muscles
  • Provide structure to the body
  • Communication control centre
  • Supply energy for the body to work

Question 2

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The nervous system activates muscle fibres for contraction to occur
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Referring to the sliding filament theory, what do the 'Z-lines' represent?
Answer
  • Myosin filaments
  • Actin filaments
  • Sarcomere
  • Individual muscle fibres

Question 4

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In the sliding filament theory, actin binds onto myosin to 'grab and pull' the perform a concentric muscle contraction
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Referring to the sliding filament theory, myosin binds to actin to perform muscle contractions both eccentrically, concentrically and isometrically
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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A motor unit is made up of a single motor neuron and further branches of neurons
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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The all or nothing law refers to the activation of an entire muscle
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Select all that apply to the following question: What are the neurological adaptations to resistance training?
Answer
  • Hypertrophy
  • Improved motor recruitment
  • Increased ability to achieve stronger muscle contractions
  • Improved recruitment of fast twitch fibres

Question 9

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Select all that apply to the following question: What are the neurological adaptations to resistance training?
Answer
  • Increased frequency of nerve impulses to motor units
  • Atrophy
  • Improved inter-muscular co-ordination
  • Automatic performance of movement patterns

Question 10

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When a signal is sent through the motor unit that breaches the stimulation threshold, only some of the attached muscle fibres are activated
Answer
  • True
  • False
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