GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR EXAMINATION


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GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR EXAMINATION
1. What is the FITT Principle?
2. Which of the following moves would NOT be appropriate for the active/specific warm-up?
3. Which of the following statments are true with respect to the cool-down phase of your aerobic class?
4. The components of RICE protocol includes the following except:
5. You are teaching a class of overweight individuals with the beginning fitness levels. Which of the following factors are important to insure their exercise adherence?
6. If hip flexion is performed from anatomical position, what muscle is the prime mover?
7. Which of the following statements are true regarding arthritis?
8. The quadriceps muscle is the prime mover for ____ and assist in ____?
9. When prescribing exercise for a hypertensive individual, which of the following recommendations would be appropriate?
10. Which statement(s) regarding the gastrocnemius and soleus are true?
11. What are three key posture cues given to reduce possible misalignment injury?
12. Which statement(s) regarding heat injury are true?
13. If a student has a seizure during class, the instructor should:
14. Which of these movements would effectively and safely elevate the heart rate?
15. In what order should you stretch your lower body muscles?
16. Name the principles of training.
17. Which of the following statements are true in regard to stretching?
18. Which statement(s) is true about the muscle conditioning portion of aerobic classes?
19. Which of the following techniques would be appropriate in a class of varying fitness levels?
20. Which of the following factors should pregnant women be aware of with respect to exercise and pregnancy?
21. Calculate a target heart rate; 42 year old woman, beginning fitness level (60-70%) .
22. Which of the following are benefits of cardiovascular exercise?
23. A __________ contraction is the shortening phase and the __________ contraction is the lengthening phase.
24. The rectus abdominis primary function is what action?
25. The most effective way to increase flexibility is to stretch:
26. When designing a strength training routine, in what muscle order does the NFPA recommend you work?
27. Calculate a 65 – 75% exercise target heart rate range using the Karvonen’s formula with the following information: 35 year old male, resting heart rate is 72, intermediate fitness level.
28. What is the minimum amount of exercise required to improve cardiovascular fitness in a sedentary person?
29. Which exercise will strengthen the pectoralis major?
30. The most common factor(s) affecting flexibility are:
31. When teaching a warm-up to your aerobic class, which of the following factors are important?
32. Which of the following statements regarding diabetes are correct?
33. Which factors are important in preventing heat injury?
34. Water is a very important consideration during exercise. To maintain adequate hydration:
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