FREE CPSS Performance and Wellness Questions and Answers

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Which of the following is the primary function of carbohydrates in the athlete's diet?

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Carbohydrates are the body's preferred source of energy during high-intensity exercise and provide quick energy for performance.

Which of the following is NOT a psychological skill used in sport psychology?

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Strength training is a physical training method and not a psychological skill used in sport psychology.

Which of the following is a primary function of the skeletal system in relation to physical activity?

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The skeletal system provides structural support and protection for internal organs during physicals activity.

Which of the following is NOT a component of the FITT principle for designing an exercise program?

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The FITT principle stands for Frequency, Intensity, Time, and type which are all important considerations when designing an exercise program.

Which of the following is NOT a component of physical fitness?

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Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight and is not considered a component of physical fitness.

Which of the following is NOT a component of motor learning?

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Coordination is a result of motor learning and involves the integration of sensory and motor processes.

During which phase of the General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) does the body recover and adapt to the stressor?

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The resistance phase is when the body adapts to the stressor and attempts to return to homeostasis.

What is the primary energy system used during short-duration, high-intensity activities like sprinting?

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The phospaghen system povides energy for short bursts of high-intensity activity, such as sprinting, through the breakdown of phosphocreatine.

Which of the following is NOT a principle of exercise training?

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Comfort is not a principle of exercise training, instead, training should challenge the body to adapt and improve.

What is the term used to describe the process of progressively decreasing training volume and intensity to allow for recovery and adaptation?

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Tapering is the gradual reduction of training kneading up to a competition to optimize performance.

What is the term used to described the psychological state characterized by a narrow focus of attention and heightened awareness during athletic performance?

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Flow, also known as being "in the zone." is a psychological state where an athlete is fully immersed in the activity with a feeling of energized focus.

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