Physical Fitness & Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This is a state of excess fat accumulation in the body that predisposes a person to, or exacerbates, negative health states.

Question 2 2. Exercise can help build strong muscles to support places where two or more bones meet, which are called _____.

Question 3 3. Penelope is getting ready for her daily run. She laces up her jogging shoes and heads out the door. What type of energy creation does she need in the first few minutes of exercise?

Question 4 4. Sheri just completed her first marathon and is covered with perspiration. She tries to replenish her system with water, but it doesn't seem to be enough because she feels disoriented. Her running partner offers her a sports drink. What might Sheri be suffering from?

Question 5 5. Kevin is a marathon runner. Which of the following ergogenic aids will Kevin most likely to be using?

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Question 6 6. Why do people do aerobic activity?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about ergogenic aids?

Question 8 8. Why is gardening considered a light-intensity physical activity?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is TRUE concerning dietary fat intake for athletes?

Question 10 10. You have been exercising for two hours and you notice that you have stopped sweating and your skin is hot and dry. You may be suffering from the life-threatening condition known as:

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Question 11 11. Joan wants to build up her muscle mass. What should she do?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a condition in which blood sodium levels drop to abnormally low levels? This condition may be characterized by disorientation, seizures, a coma and even death.

Question 13 13. You have been playing tennis in the hot sun and notice that you are sweating excessively and that your pulse is rapid. Which of the following should you NOT do?

Question 14 14. If you wanted to reduce your risk of injury, you could move your joints through their full range of motion on a regular basis. This would improve which component of physical fitness?

Question 15 15. The raw energy you get from food is not in a form that is usable by your body. Before your body can benefit from these energy sources they must be converted into _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a variable that does NOT influence an athlete's energy needs?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an energy-containing molecule stored in your muscles that can be broken down easily to help make ATP?

Question 18 18. Which of the following BEST describes body composition?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a condition in which the body has lost an excessive amount of water?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT good advice on staying well hydrated?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a way that vitamins and minerals support physical activity?

Question 22 22. Why are fats beneficial for physical activity?

Question 23 23. Why might a sprinter want to take creatine supplements?

Question 24 24. Choose the set that contains only energy-yielding nutrients.

Question 25 25. Before starting an exercise program, you should always do what?

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Question 26 26. If you wanted to apply the Overload Principle to your personal fitness routine, which of the following strategies would you incorporate when exercising?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a recommendation for strength training?

Question 28 28. Mixing up your workouts so you do not overuse one set of muscles is known as:

Question 29 29. One of the drawbacks of anaerobic metabolism is that it produces a substance that can interfere with muscle contractions and produce muscle pain. What is this substance called?

Question 30 30. Choose the statement that is FALSE about anabolic steroids.

Physical Fitness & Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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