Group Fitness Instructor Review Questions Chapter 6

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Chapter 6: Group Exercise Program Design


1. According to the current ACSM guidelines, what is the minimum recommended time to be spent in the cardiorespiratory segment of a class?
A. 5 minutes
B. 10 minutes
C. 15 minutes
D. 20 minutes

2. According to the current ACSM guidelines, what is the recommended cardivasuclar exercise frequency for a healthy adult?
A. 2-3 days per week
B. 2-4 days per week
C. 3-5 days per week
D. 5-7days per week

3. Which fitness assessment is considered the "gold standard" of body composition?
A. Near-infrared light interactance
B. Skinfold caliper measurements
C. Bioelectrical impedance
D. Hydrostatic weighing

4. What is the typical order of these segments for a group exercise class?
A. Pre-class preparation, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, cardiorespiratory, and warm-up
B. Pre-class preparation, warm-up, cardiorespiratory, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility
C. Pre-class preparation, cardiorespiratory, warm-up, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility
D. Pre-class preparation, warm-up, cardiorespiratory, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance

5. Which of the following sites is recommended for taking a pulse?
A. Femoral
B. Carotid
C. Popliteal
D. Humeral

6. What type of instructor strives to establish independence, encouragement, attainable goals, and realism?
A. Student-centered
B. Goal-centered
C. Teacher-centered
D. Process-centered

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