Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health Nathan's questions part II

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Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health Nathan's questions part II

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Question 1

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Muscle strength is defined as
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  • High intensity and high repetitions
  • Maximal tension or force produced by a muscle or group of muscles
  • Low intensity and high repetitions
  • Ability of a muscle to exert sub-maximal forces against a resistance over an extended period of time

Question 2

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Muscular endurance is improved by training
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  • Low intensity and low reps
  • Low intensity and high reps
  • High intensity and low reps
  • High intensity and high reps

Question 3

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Muscular hypertrophy is defined as
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  • Improvement of the supply of oxygen to the muscle and the muscles ability to use this oxygen
  • Decrease in muscle size due to muscle disuse
  • Muscle pain, soreness and stiffness due to eccentric training
  • An increase in muscle size due to extra proteins being laid down to repair micro tears in muscles

Question 4

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DOMS is primarily caused by
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  • Concentric training
  • Isometric training
  • Eccentric training
  • Isocentric training

Question 5

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Which of the following is false. Endurance training
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  • Utilises slow twitch muscle fibres
  • Utilises fast twitch muscle fibres
  • Improves flow of oxygen to muscles through capillarisation
  • Leads to fatigue as lactic acid accumulates in the muscle

Question 6

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A shorter lever
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  • Increases the exercise intensity
  • Is recommended for endomorph body types
  • Decreases the exercise intensity
  • Is very undesirable

Question 7

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Which of the following is incorrect in regards to ACSM Guidelines for Improving muscular strength and endurance
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  • 2 - 3 times weekly
  • 1 set of 8 - 12 reps (adults under 50 yrs)
  • 30 minutes
  • 8 - 10 exercises for major muscle groups (whole body approach)

Question 8

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Which of the following is not a result of Muscle strength and endurance training?
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  • Increased bone density
  • Decreased resting metabolic heart rate
  • Decreased body fat
  • Decreased blood pressure
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