FREE Personal Trainer Certification MCQ Questions and Answers


A client can rotate 30 degrees during a thoracic spine mobility screen. Which areas could be directly impacted?

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When the thoracic spine rotates, it compensates in surrounding locations, resulting in abnormal movement.

All of these are characteristics of rapport, other from:

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Rapport is something that never ceases and grows during a relationship.

What is the best way to deal with pain or any underlying diseases if a client reports lower back pain from a certain movement?

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Refer to a qualified healthcare provider.

It is critical to prioritize the client's safety and well-being. Lower back pain can have a variety of underlying reasons, and only a competent healthcare practitioner, such as a physical therapist or physician, can accurately diagnose and treat the condition. As a fitness professional, you must know when to recommend customers to professionals for additional examination and treatment.

Which muscles are likely to be tense when a posterior pelvic tilt is identified?

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The shortened muscles are typically tense. A posterior pelvic tilt is typically caused by shortened, tight rectus abdominis and hamstrings, which can lead to reverse lordosis in the lumbar spine.

What units of measurement should we use to compute BMI?

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The BMI is a weight-to-height ratio.

What is the most usually palpated spot while testing a client's heart rate?

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The pulse can only be felt through arteries, and the radial artery on the thumb side of the inside of the wrist is the next most common location.

When do carbs serve as the principal source of fuel during an aerobic capacity assessment?

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Carbohydrates are the predominant fuel source following the initial ventilatory threshold.

Why would the gluteal prime mover become asleep during hip extension, allowing the hamstrings to take over as the primary mover?

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There could be an inhibition in the hips, causing the body to rely on other muscles at the joint, known as synergists, to become the primary mover.

Miranda is 15 minutes late to her session. The trainer wraps up the training on time rather than extending them for the 15 minutes Susie was late. Which behavioral change principle will allow Miranda to understand the consequences of her tardiness and correct it in the future?

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Operant conditioning employs both positive and negative reinforcement.

Which method of measuring body fat is erroneous when used on obese clients?

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Skinfold Measurement, A caliper may not be able to measure all of the body fat that clients have.

Which of these tests measures cardiovascular fitness?

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The Rockport Fitness Walking Test is used to assess cardiovascular and respiratory fitness.

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