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Questions 4

A client has just completed the third week of a program designed to Increase aerobic efficiency. The total accumulated duration of cardio respiratory exercise for the week was 180 minutes. What is the maximum recommended duration of total exercise for week four of this client's program?

Options:

A.

190 minutes

B.

198 minutes

C.

207 minutes

D.

225 minutes

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Questions 5

The BEST reason to conduct fitness assessments on clients at periodic intervals is to:

Options:

A.

Measure absolute fitness improvements to assist with program adherence and motivation

B.

Measure relative fitness improvements to assist with program adherence and motivation.

C.

Identify new health or performance concerns that may merit referrals.

D.

Maintain an accurate record-keeping system for a comprehensive risk-management program.

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Questions 6

A potential client has approached a personal trainer to start an exercise program to increase strength and lose weight. Upon reviewing the health history form, the personal trainer notices that the client is currently receiving physical therapy for their shoulder. How should the personal trainer design the client's exercise program?

Options:

A.

Include rotator cuff exercises to strengthen and stabilize the shoulder joint.

B.

Use high repetitions, low intensity on any shoulder exercises.

C.

Make sure the client performs a thorough warm-up of the affected shoulder prior to strength training.

D.

Await medical clearance or recommendations prior to proceeding with exercise.

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Questions 7

Which of the following would be the MOST appropriate resource for fitness-related guidelines for prenatal and postnatal exercise?

Options:

A.

National Institutes of Health

B.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

C.

American Medical Association

D.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

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Questions 8

In the initial conversation with a new client, a personal trainer finds out that the client has hired the trainer because the client's spouse thinks it will help the client stick to an exercise program. The trainer learns that the client has been unsuccessful in previous attempts to exercise regularly, and the client expresses uncertainty that the outcome will be different this time. Which statement would be the MOST appropriate for the personal trainer to make at this time?

Options:

A.

"Let's start out with some goals. It's hard to get somewhere without knowing what you want to achieve. What do you want to get out of your training sessions?"

B.

"Your husband steered you on the right path. Hiring a trainer will make all the difference. I know I can motivate you."

C.

"I understand that you are unsure of how this will turn out, so let's start with the past. You said that you have tried to exercise on a regular basis before. What made you stop?"

D.

"I've used behavior contracts with other clients who had failed in the past. They really help keep you on track. Let's go over the details."

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Questions 9

The timed 1-minute curl-up test is a measure of:

Options:

A.

Muscular power.

B.

Back stability.

C.

Flexibility.

D.

Muscular endurance.

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Questions 10

After two months of training, a client reports having trouble adhering to the personal trainer's recommendations. What actions could the personal trainer take at this time to motivate the client?

Options:

A.

Identify sources of social support and barriers to adherence, and create reward systems.

B.

Increase the intensity of cardio-respiratory exercise to stimulate the client's metabolism and produce faster results.

C.

Suggest the client vary the routine by incorporating load training emphasizing muscular force production.

D.

Recommend the client take a planned break in the fitness routine to promote rest and recovery.

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Questions 11

A client does interval training with an ACE certified Personal Trainer twice each week to improve overall running performance After 12 weeks of training, the client has been able to run the same distance in less time and has a lower exercise heart rate during interval training. What explains this conditioning response?

Options:

A.

Increased type ll fibers

B.

Decreased cardiac output

C.

Increased mitochondrial density

D.

Decreased stroke volume

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Questions 12

When spotting a client performing a supine bench press, the ACE certified Personal Trainer should stand behind the client and place his or her palms in which of the following positions?

Options:

A.

Facing upward between the client's hands

B.

Facing downward outside of the client's hands

C.

Facing downward between the client's hands

D.

In an alternate grip between the client's hands

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Questions 13

Bulimia nervosa is a disorder BEST characterized by:

Options:

A.

Significant loss of body weight due to inadequate caloric balance.

B.

Weight loss resulting from starvation.

C.

Excessive weight loss resulting from too much exercise.

D.

Attempted weight loss, with periodic episodes of overeating and purging.

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Questions 14

Which communication technique would be MOST effective during an initial interview with-a novice client who is unsure about beginning an exercise program?

Options:

A.

Explain to the client that improving self-efficacy will be the focus of the program.

B.

Provide educational information to the client on the benefits of an exercise program.

C.

Reassure the client that ambivalence is normal and continue with the goal-setting process.

D.

Show empathy and ask open-ended questions to further explore the client's uncertainty.

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Questions 15

Using the stages of change model, which stage of change would BEST describe a client who purchased sessions to become more consistent with his exercising?

Options:

A.

Action

B.

Precontemplation

C.

Contemplation

D.

Preparation

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Questions 16

A new client who stands 5'5" (165 cm) tall and weighs 325 lbs (147 kg) Is interested In losing weight and would like a full physiological assessment including body composition assessment. Which body composition and body size assessments will be the MOST accurate and appropriate for this client?

Options:

A.

Skinfold measurements, girth measurements, and waist-to-hip ratio

B.

Near-infrared interactance (NIR), girth measurements, and body mass index

C.

Whole-body air displacement plethysmography (ADP), girth measurements, and waist-to-hip ratio

D.

Biolectric impedance analysis (BIA), girth measurements, and body mass index

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Questions 17

A female client comes to you to improve her upper body strength. She is a new grandmother and would like to be able to carry the baby. The exercises you choose for her program should be based on the application of which of the following?

Options:

A.

Specificity of training principle

B.

Overload principle

C.

Guidelines for frequency, intensity, and duration

D.

ACOG guidelines

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Questions 18

Based on the three-site Jackson and Pollock protocol for estimating body fat in women, which of the following skin fold site locations is CORRECT?

Options:

A.

A horizontal fold on the thigh midway between the hip and knee joint

B.

A vertical fold on the posterior mid-line of the triceps, midway between the acromion and

olecranon processes

C.

A diagonal fold on the chest, 1/3 the distance between the anterior axillary line and the nipple

D.

A vertical fold of the abdominal 2 inches to the left of the umbilicus

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Questions 19

The increased hydration of intervertebral disks during sleep and the subsequent swelling of the disks upon waking have significant implications for the flexibility of the spine. When should spinal flexibility be performed to reduce the risk of injury to the disks?

Options:

A.

Before rising

B.

Immediately after rising

C.

Within one hour of rising

D.

Later in the day

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Questions 20

Which of the following describes proper performance of the bench press exercise?

Options:

A.

Hips remain in contact with the bench at all times.

B.

The bar should be lowered no farther than two inches above the chest

C.

Exhale throughout the lowering phase.

D.

The bar should be held below the nipple line in the "up" position.

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Questions 21

A new client has indicated a desire to lose 15 lbs. (6.8 kg) within the next six months. The client has brainstormed some strategies to achieve this goal. Which of the following strategies aligns BEST with the findings of the National Weight Control Registry?

Options:

A.

Substitute a normal breakfast with a low-calorie meal replacement beverage.

B.

Weigh twice per day, once in the morning and once in the evening, to monitor progress toward the weight loss goal.

C.

Closely monitor and record dietary intake, including attention to appropriate portion sizes.

D.

Follow a low-carbohydrate diet to significantly reduce carbohydrate intake and increase protein consumption.

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Questions 22

After completing a fitness evaluation for one of your clients, you leave it In an office tray for the head trainer to review. This is inappropriate because:

Options:

A.

Someone could access and alter the data.

B.

The fitness evaluation is not in a secure location.

C.

Fitness evaluations should not be reviewed by the head trainer

D.

Clients may not have access to their training records.

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Questions 23

Which of the following is a contraindication for the McGill's torso muscular endurance test battery (trunk flexor endurance, trunk lateral endurance, and trunk extensor endurance)?

Options:

A.

High body mass index

B.

Low-back pain

C.

Weak abdominal muscles

D.

Cervical neck pain

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Questions 24

Which of the following strategies should the personal trainer use to help prevent knee pain in a client who has excessive hip adduction during a squat?

Options:

A.

Increase the strength of the hip adductors and peroneals.

B.

Increase the strength of the quadriceps and hamstrings.

C.

Increase the strength of the gluteals and quadratus lumborum.

D.

Increase the strength of the quadriceps and quadratus lumborum.

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Questions 25

During a bend and lift screen of a client, the personal trainer notes that the ankles of the client collapse inward and the feet turn outward. Which muscles should the personal trainer suspect are weak?

Options:

A.

Lateral gastrocnemius, soleus. and peroneals

B.

Medial gastrocnemius, gracilis, sartorius. and tibialis group

C.

Tensor fascia latae. gluteus medius. and tibialis group

D.

Tensor fascia latae. gluteus medius. and peroneals

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Questions 26

Which of the following is CORRECT when performing a squat?

Options:

A.

Before the descent in a squat, activate the transverse abdominis.

B.

In the ascent, the knees should move medially toward each other.

C.

Place a block underneath the heels to maximize the exercise ROM.

D.

Maintain flexion in the low back at the end range of motion.

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Questions 27

A 12-year-old client is a recreational soccer player who wants to try out for a competitive travel team. The client's parents hire an ACE certified Personal Trainer to improve the client's athleticism and prevent injury. Which plyometric drill would be MOST appropriate for the trainer to include in the client's initial power program?

Options:

A.

Box jumps

B.

Jumping jacks

C.

Knee tucks

D.

Linear jumps

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Questions 28

A client has been exercising three days per week for the past two months. On an exercise history form, the client indicates having embarked on fitness programs, but seems to have difficulty sticking with them for longer than three to six months. What would the BEST intervention be based on the clients stage of change?

Options:

A.

Provide information from multiple sources and share the risks of being inactive

B.

Provide continued support and feedback, and identify things and event that are potential barriers and possible solutions.

C.

Maintain a social network of support from family and friends as well as from within the exercise environment.

D.

Help create a support group of people who are just adopting an exercise program.

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Questions 29

Which of the following falls within the recommended percentage of nutrient intake for proteins (P), carbohydrates (C), and fats (F)?

Options:

A.

P = 12% to 20%, C = 60% to 80%, F = 0% to 10%

B.

P = 12% to 20%. C = 55% to 60%. F = 25% to 30%

C.

P = 20% to 30%, C = 30% to 40%, F = 0% to 10%

D.

P = 40%. C = 40%. F = 20%

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Questions 30

If a client on beta-blockers has been cleared to participate in an exercise program, what effect will the drug have on his or her heart rate and blood pressure during exercise?

Options:

A.

Increased heart rate and decreased blood pressure

B.

Increased heart rate and increased blood pressure

C.

Decreased heart rate and decreased blood pressure

D.

Decreased heart rate and increased blood pressure

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Questions 31

Your new client complains of muscle soreness after two weeks of training. What would be an effective strategy to address this discomfort?

Options:

A.

Explain to your client that muscle soreness is inevitable, but that it will subside. Recommend that he or she take the week off.

B.

Reduce his or her training frequency.

C.

Explain to your client that muscle soreness is Inevitable, but that it will subside. Recommend that he or she exercise through it.

D.

Reduce his or her training volume.

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Questions 32

What is the primary action at the glenohumeral joint during the concentric phase of a dumbbell chest press?

Options:

A.

Flexion

B.

Abduction

C.

Horizontal adduction

D.

External rotation

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Questions 33

Your new client stands with the palms of his hands facing in a posterior direction. What condition could be attributing to this position?

Options:

A.

Scapular protraction due to weak pectorals

B.

Scapular protraction due to tight pectorals and weak rhomboids

C.

Scapular retraction due to weak rhomboids and infraspinatus

D.

Scapular retraction due to a weak latissimus dorsi muscle

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Questions 34

What body position projects self-confidence?

Options:

A.

Having rigid posture

B.

Having arms crossed

C.

Being stooped forward

D.

Being open and well-balanced

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Questions 35

Which exercise is MOST effective for strengthening the pectoralis major muscle group?

Options:

A.

Lateral raise

B.

Bodyweight push-ups

C.

Pull-ups

D.

Seated overhead dumbbell press

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Questions 36

A person's self-efficacy as it relates to exercise can be MOST influenced by which of the following?

Options:

A.

Self-reinforcement

B.

Active rehearsal

C.

Positive reinforcement

D.

A successful exercise experience

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Questions 37

Your overweight client has followed a walking program for several weeks. The next progression would be to:

Options:

A.

Increase the walking speed.

B.

Increase the walking duration

C.

Begin jogging.

D.

Begin hill walking.

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Questions 38

Why would endurance-trained individuals typically have lower resting heart rates than non-trained individuals?

Options:

A.

Decreased exercise blood pressure

B.

Increased maximal heart rate

C.

Increased cardiac cycle

D.

Increased stroke volume

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Questions 39

During the initial consultation with a 38-year-old female, the personal trainer learns that the client is currently sedentary and does not enjoy exercise. The client's goal is to improve overall health and reduce body weight. Based on the information provided, what is the MOST appropriate exercise intensity for this client's cardiorespiratory training?

Options:

A.

A heart rate just below the first ventilatory threshold (VT1)

B.

A heart rate equal to 65% of the heart rate reserve using the Karvonen formula

C.

A heart rate equal to 80% of estimated maximum heart rate using the Gellish formula

D.

A rating of perceived exertion (RPE) of 5 to 6 on the category-ratio scale

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Questions 40

A strain is BEST defined as a:

Options:

A.

Partial or complete tearing of a ligament.

B.

Sprain.

C.

Joint subluxation.

D.

Tear in a muscle or tendon.

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Questions 41

After completing a facility accident report following an incident with a client, the personal trainer should do which of the following?

Options:

A.

Contact another club member who lives near the client to check on the client.

B.

Transport the client to the doctor or hospital.

C.

Discuss the accident with a colleague to verify the account of what happened.

D.

Document his/her own personal account of what occurred.

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Questions 42

Which of the following resistance training recommendations would be appropriate initially for a client who has cardiovascular disease?

Options:

A.

One set of 8-10 repetitions of 8-10 exercises

B.

Two sets of 8-10 repetitions of 8-10 exercises

C.

One set of 12-15 repetitions of 8-10 exercises

D.

Two sets of 12-15 repetitions of 8-10 exercises

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Questions 43

A new female client's health history reveals the following Information:

Using the client's health history, how many positive risk factors are present?

Options:

A.

0

B.

1

C.

2

D.

3

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Questions 44

Your FIRST response to a client who informs you that his medication for high blood pressure has been changed to a new trial medication would be to:

Options:

A.

Monitor closely the next several exercise sessions to find an appropriate target heart rate range.

B.

Document the medication change and request physician's recommendations.

C.

Record medication change in your client's medical history file and proceed with the current exercise program.

D.

Proceed with the current exercise program while monitoring the client's blood pressure.

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Questions 45

While interviewing a potential client about lifestyle, the client describes self-sabotaging behavior where skipping a workout leads to feelings of guilt, followed by arguments with the client's spouse and overeating. This is an example of which of the following?

Options:

A.

Health belief model

B.

Shaping

C.

Cognitional behavior

D.

Behavioral chain

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Questions 46

Your client is at week two of her strength-training program, and her strength has increased in all exercises, instead of performing 12 repetitions, she is now able to complete 15 repetitions using the same load. What physiological adaptation may explain this improvement?

Options:

A.

Increased flexibility

B.

Neural factors

C.

Muscle hypertrophy

D.

Eccentric adaptations

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Questions 47

Your client has been diagnosed with high blood pressure and is taking a calcium channel blocker. An appropriate modification to her training program is to:

Options:

A.

Avoid resistance training for the next three months.

B.

Monitor aerobic exercise intensity by utilizing the Karvonen formula.

C.

Incorporate the use of a heart rate monitor.

D.

Increase the duration of the warm-up and cool-down.

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Questions 48

Your client is an endurance athlete who approaches you about using carnitine to enhance his performance. Your BEST response would be to:

Options:

A.

Recommend that he take his carnitine with fruit juice to enhance absorption.

B.

Encourage him to use carnitine to enhance his interval workouts.

C.

Suggest journaling his workouts to monitor progress while using carnitine.

D.

Tell him that research does not support enhanced performance from carnitine use.

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Questions 49

A client who has worked with an ACE certified Personal Trainer for four months has lost body fat and increased overall strength. The client now wants to focus on hypertrophy. What would be the MOST appropriate training volume based on the client's new goal?

Options:

A.

1-2 sets of 8-15 repetitions of each exercise

B.

2-6 sets of fewer than 6 repetitions of each exercise

C.

3-5 sets of 1-2 repetitions of each exercise

D.

3-6 sets of 6-12 repetitions of each exercise

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Questions 50

A client has type 2 diabetes and has been working with an ACE certified Personal Trainer for one month. They have worked with a dietitian on meal plans. They have been training three times per week with a trainer plus two additional days of self-directed cardio workouts. The client is overwhelmed by this lifestyle change and concerned about their health. What could the trainer do to motivate them to continue the lifestyle change efforts?

Options:

A.

Communicate that exercise and weight loss can increase insulin sensitivity.

B.

Refer them back to a dietitian for a revised dietary plan.

C.

Add a day of mind-body activity to the program.

D.

Indicate that they will start losing weight in the next few weeks.

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Questions 51

A client has been diagnosed as having an impingement syndrome of the right shoulder. Initially, this client should avoid performing which of the following exercises?

Options:

A.

Military press

B.

Biceps curl

C.

Seated row

D.

Triceps push-down

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Questions 52

Which of the following is the MOST credible source for the latest in health and fitness research?

Options:

A.

Peer-reviewed journal

B.

Health magazine

C.

Regularly updated health blog

D.

Quarterly fitness e-newsletter

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Questions 53

How should an ACE certified Personal Trainer BEST reduce risk associated with this exercise?

Options:

A.

Have the client's hand touch a wall for support.

B.

Instruct the client to increase momentum.

C.

Replace the step with one of a smaller height.

D.

Use a dowel to increase Balance and stability.

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Questions 54

What concept drives motivation and adherence through positive thinking, belief in self, and belief in success and mastery?

Options:

A.

Self-accountability

B.

Positive feedback

C.

Intrinsic motivation

D.

Self-efficacy

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Questions 55

Which characteristic is MOST important to consider when evaluating professional liability insurance programs?

Options:

A.

Type and amount of coverage offered

B.

Number of people covered

C.

Organization that offers the coverage

D.

Length of the coverage offered

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Questions 56

Within which stage of learning are exercisers MOST likely to make mistakes?

Options:

A.

Autonomous

B.

Associative

C.

Cognitive

D.

Affective

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Questions 57

After programming-a moderate to high intensity exercise program for a new 38-year-old client, the ACE certified Personal Trainer learns they have been doubling each workout at each session, exceeding your initial suggestions. The trainer should:

Options:

A.

Enthusiastically acknowledge the client's efforts and explain that they will achieve their goals faster.

B.

Reprogram the sessions to their demonstrated ability and energy.

C.

Educate the client to the signs symptoms, and risks of overtraining.

D.

Require the client to follow the original program until the next fitness test.

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Questions 58

Before organizing an outdoor conditioning class in a local park, wtiat is one of the FIRST steps that ACE certified Personal Trainers should take in order to protect themselves and their clients?

Options:

A.

Check the local laws regarding use of the public space.

B.

Prepare by inspecting the area for potential dangers.

C.

Have clients sign a participation waiver.

D.

Create an action plan for unexpected situations.

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Questions 59

After overcoming range-of-motion barriers, an ACE certified Personal Trainer introduces a machine-based resistance-training program consisting of push and pull (flexion and extension) exercises into the program of an elderly client. These exercises are performed in which plane of motion?

Options:

A.

Transverse

B.

Frontal

C.

Sagittal

D.

Oblique

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Questions 60

Which of the following is closest to the MAXIMUM recommendation for safe weight loss?

Options:

A.

14 lb (6 kg) in three months

B.

15 lb (7 kg) in four months

C.

24 lb (11 kg) in two months

D.

30 lb (14 kg) in four months

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Questions 61

The following nutritional information is given on the label of a food package:

Serving Size: 1

Amount per serving: 1

Calories: 390

Protein 25 g

Total carbohydrate: 50 g

Cholesterol: 25 mg

Sodium 390 mg

What percentage of the calories is derived from carbohydrates?

Options:

A.

15%

B.

38%

C.

51%

D.

62%

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Questions 62

Which is a valid reason that an ACE certified Personal Trainer would choose to use the talk test to assess a client's perceived effort during treadmill walking during the first few client sessions?

Options:

A.

The 0-10 scale to assess exercise Intensity is preferred over RPE.

B.

The talk test correlates well with measured percent V02max results.

C.

The talk test is easy to teach to the client.

D.

The talk test is more accurate than RPE.

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Questions 63

What effect does taking beta-blockers have on an individual's cardiovascular assessment result?

Options:

A.

Increases heart rate recovery time

B.

Produces an elevated heart rate

C.

Decreases heart rate recovery time

D.

Produces a lower heart rate

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Questions 64

Which of the following descriptions represents an individual being at VT1?

Options:

A.

Easily being able to carry on a conversation

B.

No longer being able to speak comfortably

C.

Beginning blood lactate accumulation

D.

Using only carbohydrates as fuel

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Questions 65

What is the range of essential body fat in men?

Options:

A.

1-3%

B.

2-5%

C.

4-7%

D.

6-8%

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Questions 66

An ACE certified Personal Trainer is working with a client who is deconditioned with poor flexibility and muscle imbalances while performing tasks of stability and mobility. Which preparatory sequence would be BEST for the client?

Options:

A.

Dynamic stretches and static stretches

B.

Myofascial release and dynamic stretches

C.

Myofascial release, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, and static stretches

D.

Myofascial release, warm-up, and static stretches

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Questions 67

During a recent interview, a 64-year-old client said he had some negative experiences with previous personal trainers. The client indicated being critical of some of the information past trainers had shared because they were all much younger than the client. Which of the following would be the BEST strategy for the ACE certified Personal Trainer to use in order to gain respect and trust from this client?

Options:

A.

Gather more specific information about previous negative experiences to better understand the client's perspective.

Attempt to contact the client's previous trainers to ask for suggestions or recommendations in working with their former client.

B.

Tell the client that age is not a factor Point out that plenty of people have no problems working with trainers young and old.

and provide assurances that the client's experience will be a positive one .

C.

Gather more specific information about the client's previous negative experiences to better understand the client Behave.

and dress professionally, and explain personal credentials, training, and philosophy Answer any questions the client might

have.

D.

Tell the client about all the successes that previous clients have had, instilling an initial level of trust Offer the client an opportunity to watch a few training sessions with other clients providing the client a chance to develop a more informed opinion

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Questions 68

What step should an ACE certified Personal Trainer take FIRST if they encounter an individual apparently unconscious on the locker room floor?

Options:

A.

Give two slow breaths followed by five chest compressions to establish breathing.

B.

Immediately activate EMS and assess the entire body for any broken bones or skin lacerations.

C.

Ask staff and members if anyone knows the identity of the person.

D.

Determine whether or not the person is responsive by gently tapping or shaking the shoulder and asking "Are you okay?"

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Questions 69

During a new client assessment, an ACE certified Personal Trainer learns that the client takes a common beta blocker. Which side effect of this type of medication should the trainer be aware of?

Options:

A.

Decreased heart rate

B.

Decreased sweat response

C.

Increased heart rate

D.

Increased sweat response

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Questions 70

During the initial interview, which of the following strategies is MOST effective in building a strong relationship with a new client?

Options:

A.

Inform the client of your qualifications and experience as an ACE certified Personal Trainer.

B.

Ask the client open-ended questions and listen to the responses.

C.

Outline the specific components of the client's new exercise program to meet the training goals.

D.

Develop a behavioral contract for the client citing negative consequences for missed sessions.

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Questions 71

During follow-up assessments, the client, a runner who has performed poorly in recent sessions, indicates symptoms of irritability and interrupted sleep patterns. These could be symptoms of which of the following?

Options:

A.

Lack of motivation

B.

Poor program design

C.

Overtraining

D.

Poor nutrition

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Questions 72

While supervising a client's strength training exercises, the ACE certified Personal Trainer notices that the client's posture shows mild kyphosis. Which of the following is the appropriate course of action?

Options:

A.

Stop all strength training and add upper-body stretching.

B.

Stretch pectoralis major, and strengthen spinal extensors.

C.

Stretch spinal extensors and rhomboids.

D.

Stretch rhomboids, and strengthen pectoralis major.

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Questions 73

Based on the assessment shown in the video, which muscle or muscle group is MOST likely to De tight?

Options:

A.

lliopsoas

B.

Rectus femoris

C.

Gluteus maximus

D.

Tensor fasciae latae

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Questions 74

On an extremely hot summer day, a client displays abnormal signs such as red and dry skin, a change in mental status, and shallow breathing. What Is the MOST likely cause of these changes?

Options:

A.

Heat exhaustion

B.

Heat stroke

C.

Heat syncope

D.

Hypothermia

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Questions 75

Where should an ACE certified Personal Trainer store confidential personal information regarding clients?

Options:

A.

At the front desk of the facility

B.

In the personal trainer's station in a folder

C.

In a locked cabinet

D.

In the trainer's car

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Questions 76

Which is the BEST pre-exercise interview question to ask a new client?

Options:

A.

"Have you ever worked with a personal trainer?"

B.

"What is a typical week in your life like?"

C.

"What is the most you have ever lifted?"

D.

"Will your commute be a barrier to coming to the gym?"

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Questions 77

Which form should a client sign to acknowledge that the client has been educated about the risks associated with participating in exercise?

Options:

A.

Waiver

B.

Informed consent

C.

PAR-Q

D.

Agreement to participate

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Questions 78

A client is planning a weekend ski trip at a high altitude and would like to maximize time on the slopes. Which of the following is the BEST recommendation?

Options:

A.

"To adjust to the higher altitudes more efficiently, keep breaks to a minimum."

B.

"In order to acclimate to the altitude quickly, plan to ski as soon as you arrive.''

C.

"To lessen the effects of altitude sickness, attempt the largest hills at the beginning of your ski trip."

D.

"Allow your body to gradually acclimate by waiting until the day after arrival to begin skiing."

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Questions 79

Which of the following changes are typical responses to aerobic training?

Options:

A.

Decreased stroke volume, decreased resting heart rate, and increased diastolic blood

B.

pressure Decreased stroke volume, resting heart rate, and diastolic blood pressure

C.

Increased stroke volume, decreased resting heart rate, and increased cardiac output

D.

Increased stroke volume, resting heart rate, and cardiac output

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Questions 80

An ACE certified Personal Trainer began working with a married couple one year ago. Recently, the husband has not attended their sessions, and the wife has been revealing harsh feelings toward him. She confesses that she has been considering a divorce. During the next session, the husband attends by himself and asks how his wife has been doing and if she has said anything about him. What should the personal trainer do?

Options:

A.

Show the husband the comments the wife made that are recorded in the personal trainer's file.

B.

Tell him that she has not said anything and that she is doing well in her workouts.

C.

Advise him that it would be best if he found another personal trainer.

D.

Ask him to respect the personal trainer's position and avoid revealing any information.

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Questions 81

A client's initial six sessions with an ACE certified Personal Trainer each had comparable training volumes with no indicators of joint stress, psychological discomfort, or overtraining Each session was completed with increased ease The client's total rest/recovery time was more than 10 minutes per session Which program modification is MOST appropriate for the client's seventh training session''

Options:

A.

Increase rest/recovery time.

B.

Decrease training volume or session duration.

C.

increase training volume or decrease rest/recovery time.

D.

Increase resistance, duration, total number of sets, and number of exercises.

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Questions 82

Which would De the proper progression when working with an individual trying to improve static balance?

Options:

A.

Raising arms overhead, wide to narrow stance, leaning or rotating trunk, and closing eyes

B.

Raising arms overhead, wide to narrow stance, closing eyes, and leaning or rotating trunk

C.

Wide to narrow stance, raising arms overhead, closing eyes, and leaning or rotating trunk

D.

Wide to narrow stance, raising arms overhead, leaning or rotating trunk, and closing eyes

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Exam Code: ACE-Personal-Trainer
Exam Name: ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam
Last Update: Jun 9, 2024
Questions: 274
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