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13 Cards in this Set

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What factors are leading to an increased demand for personal trainers? Page 2
Page 2: an escalation of obesity, diabetes, various chronic diseases, and the advancing age of Americans
What are examples of chronic diseases? Page 4
Page 4: asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart disease
What percentage of deaths could have been prevented if a lifestyle change was followed? Page 4
Page 4: approximately 80% of deaths related to cardiovascular disease and cancer
What is the desirable BMI for adults 20 years and older? Page 4
Page 4: between 18.5 and 24.9
What is obesity? Page 4
Page 4: a condition of being considerably overweight and refers to a person with a body mass index of 30 or greater or who has at least 30 pounds over the recommended weight for their height
What is overweight? Page 4
Page 4 refers to a person with a body mass index of 25 to 29.9 or is who between 25 to 30 pounds over the recommended weight for their height
What percent of adults are affected by lower back pain? Page 6
Page 6: approximately 80% of all adults
What is a proprioceptively enriched environment? Page 7
Page 7: an unstable yet controllable physical situation in which exercises are performed that causes the body to use its internal balance and stabilization mechanisms
What are the physiologic benefits of the OPT model? Page 8
Page 8: improve cardio respiratory efficiency, and enhances beneficial endocrine and serum lipid adaptations, increases metabolic efficiency, increases bone density
What are the physical benefits of the OPT model? Page 9
Page 9: decreases body fat, increases lean body mass or muscle, increases tissue tensile strength such as tendons ligaments and muscles
What are the performance benefits of the apt model? Page 9
Page 9: strength, power, endurance, flexibility, speed, agility, balance
What are the five phases of the optimal? Page 9
Page 9: stabilization endurance, strength endurance, hypertrophy, maximal strength, power
What is rate of force production? Page 12
Page 12: ability of muscles to exert maximal force output in a minimal amount of time