Group Fitness Instructor Review Questions Chapter 3

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Chapter 3: Fundamentals of Applied Kinesiology


1. A condition marked by protruding buttocks and weak abdominal muscles is referred to as
A. Kyphosis
B. Lordosis
C. Scoliosis
D. Neutral Spine

2. Which of the following are primary hip extensors?
A. rectus femoris, semitendonosous, semimembranosous
B. biceps femoris, rectus femoris, semitendonosous
C. biceps femoris, semitendonosous, semimembranosous
D. rectus femoris, biceps femoris, semimembranosous

3. The Erector Spinae can be strengthened by performing
A. Prone trunk hyperextension
B. Abdominal curls
C. Side plank
D. Lying supine leg lifts

4. Which muscle does NOT act concentrically during the up phase of a push up?
A. Serratus anterior
B. Bicep
C. Pectoralis Major
D. Tricep

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