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the bicep curl uses what lever?
All else being equal, this type of muscle fiber arrangement will be associated with higher forces:
The primary substrate for a 50-meter sprint is
The general recommendation for dietary fat is
At the beginning of aerobic exercise, before reaching steady state, an individual will be in this state:
The hormone used illegally by some athletes to enhance red blood cell production in the body is
examples of training adaptations for aerobic exercise
increased blood volume
increased capillary density
increased oxygen extraction at a given rate of exercise
increased stroke volume at a given rate of exercise
signs of overtraining
decreased muscle glycogen
increased muscle soreness
increased submaximal heart rate
During maximal intensity activities (>90% of maximum) which fibers will be recruited?
Exercise results in an increase in this system's activity:
Adaptations in all of the following contribute to increases in VO2max with endurance training
decrease lactate levels at a submaximal pace
increase the relative amount of fat used at race pace
An application of the principle of overload for an aerobic endurance athlete would be to have the athlete train
above lactoate threshold
oni wants to increase the speed at the end of her endurance running performance. The best training method for achieving this goal is
Which of the following is the most effective type of exercise for optimizing sport-specific muscular strength for well-trained athletes?
An individual’s 1RM can be assessed in all of the following exercises
bicep curl, leg press, seated calf raise
can shoulder press be tested for 1 RM
Which of the following statements is true about training to optimize muscular hypertrophy?
It should be high volume with a moderate-to-low intensity load and short rest periods.
To increase the runner’s stride frequency during the maximum speed of sprinting, use this type of training:
Jake wants to begin a plyometrics training program, but his coach has advised him that in order to begin upper-body plyometric exercises, he must be able to bench press a minimum weight to be considered ready. Based on his personal information (height 6'2", weight 190 lbs., 22 years of age), what is the minimum weight that Jake must bench press in order to be considered ready for upper-body plyometrics training?
The ability to perform a quick change in direction of a movement such as that observed during a movement involving the stretch-shortening cycle is called
Paula has several years of experience with resistance and plyometric training. Based on her training, what is the suggested plyometric training volume?
The correct order of the movement phases used in a power clean is
beginning position, first pull, scoop, second pull, catch
Andrea finds that her athletes’ performance on the push-up test and the YMCA bench press test is not similar, even though both tests are designed to assess muscular endurance of the upper body. These tests appear to lack this type of validity.
plyometric volume for someone beginning a program
plyometric volume for someone with some experience
plyometric volume for someone with a lot of experience
what is the proper plyometric landing position
the shoulders are in line with the knees, which helps take the center of gravity over the bodys base of support
If an athlete does low-intensity lower body resistant training on monday, what else should they do along with that on the same day?
high-intensity upper body
opposite on both
what should be included in plyo warm-up drills
marching, jogging, skipping, footwork, lunging