Group Fitness Instructor Review Questions Chapter 5

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Chapter 5: Health Screening


1. Which of the following is a function of the health-appraisal questionnaire?
A. It informs potential participants about the risks of exercise
B. It informs potential participants about the benefits of exercise
C. It classifies a potential exercise participant according to disease risk
D. It assesses the potential a participant has for the improvement of their fitness

2. Congenital cardiovascular disease is caused by:
A. A sudden and vigorous exercise bout
B. A birth defect in the cardiovascular system
C. High levels of LDL cholesterol
D. Low levels of HDL cholesterol

3. The PAR-Q functions to:
A. Offer a safe pre-exercise screening measure for vigorous exercise
B. Stratify individuals according to their disease risk
C. Offer a safe pre-exercise screening measure for low-to-moderate intensity exercise
D. Provide recommendations for safe exercise programs

4. Cardiovascular screening for competitive athletes is encouraged because it can identify cardiovascular problems known to cause:
A. Sudden death
B. Myocardial infarction
C. Ischemia
D. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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