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Posts tagged "math" within Exam Preparation Blog

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? ACE Certification Exam Math Refresher

By Brian Greenlee on Monday, February 13, 2012


What’s one thing you can learn from a 5th grader? Math doesn’t have to be that scary! Whether it’s been a few years since you last formally practiced math or whether you’re just in need of a bit of a refresher, check out these helpful formulas and math tips to help you successfully prepare for your ACE certification exam.




The Fick Equation

By April Merritt on Monday, June 27, 2011


The Fick equation. You may have read about it in your Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professional’s book (page 228) or heard about it on the street, but do you really understand it?




Obey the Law! The Laws of Motion, That Is.

By April Merritt on Monday, April 19, 2010


If you’ve reviewed kinesiology and/or biomechanics in your studies, you should already be familiar with our mathematician friend Isaac Newton.




BMR Versus RMR

By April Merritt on Monday, April 12, 2010


The terms RMR and BMR are often used interchangeably. But do they really mean the same thing? Are they measured the same way? What are they trying to measure?




Food Labels and You

By April Merritt on Monday, March 01, 2010


Nutrition, along with physical activity, is a cornerstone of weight management. Understanding food labels is part of applying nutrition to your daily life. It is also something you may see during the certification exam.




Desired Body Weight: How to Get There From Here

By April Merritt on Monday, February 22, 2010


In preparing for your exam, one number you want to be familiar with is 3500. That is, 1 pound of fat is equal to 3500 calories.




Working with Vo2 on the Exam

By April Merritt on Monday, February 08, 2010


Exam candidates frequently question if they will have to work with Vo2 on their certification exam. Are they going to have to measure Vo2max? How are they expected to do that really big equation? Especially without calculators?