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  • Personal Training Certification Practice Exam

    Hi. I put together this personal training certification practice exam and I thought it might help people here.

    Client Assessment (5 questions)

    1) What is the first thing needed before working with a client?

    a) Money
    b) Informed Consent
    c) Contract
    d) Body Fat Index
    e) Heart rate

    2) Medical screening the same thing as a physicians medical examination?

    a) True
    b) False

    3) What are the parts of a typical fitness assessment?

    a) Cardio respiratory Fitness, Body Composition, Flexibility, Strength, Anaerobic Fitness
    b) Body Fat, Caloric Intake, Workout Clothes, Absolute Strength, Water Consumption
    c) Body Composition, Flexibility, Gym Membership, Anaerobic Fitness
    d) Cardio respiratory Fitness, Body Composition, Body Fat, Body Mass Index

    4) What are three ways to compute % body composition?

    a) Resting Heart Rate, V02 Max, Muscle Mass
    b) Caloric Intake, Water Intake, Height
    c) % Body Fat, Height/Weight Norms, Waist Circumference
    d) Height, Weight, Neck Measurement

    5) How do you calculate the US Standard Body Mass Index

    a) (Weight in Pounds / (Height in Inches) * (Height in Inches)) x 703
    b) (Height in Inches) / (Weight in Pounds) x 222
    c) ((Weight in Kilograms) x 703) / (Height in Inches)
    d) (Weight in Pounds) / (Height in Inches) x 222

    Exercise Technique (5 questions)

    1) Describe a "Super Set"

    a) Perform exercises in such a way to rest the agonist while exhausting the antagonist
    b) Perform exercises in such a way to exhaust the agonist and rest the antagonist
    c) Perform exercises in such a way to maintain a constant heart rate
    d) Perform exercises in such a way to exhaust the agonist and also exhaust the antagonist

    2) Describe breathing during exercise:

    a) Inhale during the concentric phase of each movement
    b) Exhale during the concentric phase of each movement
    c) Hold your breath during the concentric phase of each movement
    d) None of the above

    3) What is 1RM?

    a) 1 Repetition Measurement
    b) 1 Relaxation Meditation
    c) 1 Rotary Motion
    d) 1 Repetition Maximum

    4) What is the overload principle?

    a) Your muscles must be challenged in order for adaptation to occur
    b) Lift as much weight as possible every day
    c) Your muscles will adapt to a lack of stimulus
    d) Answers A and B

    5) What is a major area to watch when your client is performing an exercise?

    a) Shoes
    b) Posture
    c) Blood Pressure
    d) Jewelry
    e) Muscle Tone

    You can find the answers here:

    http://www.starting-a-personal-train...tice-test.html

  • #2
    Originally posted by ponee View Post
    5) What is a major area to watch when your client is performing an exercise?
    a) Shoes
    b) Posture
    c) Blood Pressure
    d) Jewelry
    e) Muscle Tone
    I would go for posture...unless the person's working with pulley's and their necklace might get snagged...ugh...ugly...paint a mental picture of THAT mess.

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