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Understanding & Assessing Fitness Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the articular capsule?

Question 2 2. True or false: A different formula is used to calculate the BMI of children than is used to calculate the BMI of adults.

Question 3 3. Which of these is typically found in a synovial joint?

Question 4 4. During everyday activities, such as running and walking, _____ are involved.

Question 5 5. The joints between your ribs and sternum in your chest are which type of joint?

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Question 6 6. Which tendon layer contains synovial fluid to reduce friction?

Question 7 7. Which statement is true?

Question 8 8. Which is the correct sequence of connective tissue layering in muscle, starting with the deepest?

Question 9 9. Which of the following individuals is considered to be suffering from abdominal obesity?

Question 10 10. BMI is a calculation representing a person's level of _____.

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Question 11 11. _____ is a precise way to measure body fat percentage using underwater weighing.

Question 12 12. Which of the following techniques uses a small electrical current to estimate body fat percentage?

Question 13 13. What is the BMI of a person who weighs 75 kg and who is 1.82 meters tall?

Question 14 14. What are extracapsular ligaments?

Question 15 15. Muscles are composed of _____, which are made up of multiple muscle fibers innervated by a single motor neuron.

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Question 16 16. Which of these is not a basic type of tissue?

Question 17 17. An aponeurosis is ______.

Question 18 18. The primary function of tendons is to ______.

Question 19 19. Choose the correct BMI formula.

Question 20 20. Henry is getting ready to kick a field goal. When his thigh muscle contracts to straighten his knee right before the kick, this is known as _____ contractions?

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Question 21 21. Which specific exercise helps improve flexibility?

Question 22 22. What are ligaments composed of?

Question 23 23. Which of the following recommendations regarding stretching is FALSE?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements about the benefits of flexibility training is FALSE?

Question 25 25. What are the two intracapsular ligaments in the knee?

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Question 26 26. Henry is in the process of kicking a field goal. When his hamstrings contract to decelerate the motion of his leg following the kick, this is known as which of the following types of contractions?

Question 27 27. The current CDC recommendation is to have a BMI of ______.

Question 28 28. Which type of joint allows the most movement?

Question 29 29. Sally is carrying a box of training materials directly in front of her, as she is on her way to set-up a conference room prior to the start of a seminar. While she is walking her biceps are remaining in a fixed position and are not being raised or lowered. Which of the following is this an example of?

Question 30 30. What do ligaments connect in the body?

Understanding & Assessing Fitness Chapter Exam Instructions

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