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1
Which of the following statements are true with regards to men's vs. women's exercise performances?
A)women have 20% lover maximal oxygen uptake than men
B)women have a smaller heart size compared to men
C)women have half as much muscle tissue than men
D)all the above
E)none of the above
2
The term, Dysmenorrhea, is also known as:
A)painful urination
B)absent menstrual cycle
C)painful menstruation
D)b and c
E)none of the above
3
Which of the following statements are true regarding pregnancy and exercise?
A)ballistic movements should be avoided
B)Practice exercises that employ the Valsalva maneuver
C)target heart rates should be established with a chiropractor
D)Reduce fluid intake to keep ankles from swelling.
E)none of the above
4
The following statements are true regarding men and exercise except:
A)Men who ride bikes for an extended time run a risk of reduced perineal circulation.
B)Men should avoid wearing tight underwear to avoid reduced sperm counts.
C)Exercising longer than one hour will lower one's libido.
D)Vigorous exercise may decrease testosterone levels.
E)Men have a greater oxygen-carrying capacity than do women thus more red blood cells and hemoglobin.
5
Overtraining can lead into which of the following conditions?
A)Financial burden
B)Exhaustion
C)Susceptibility to colds and infection
D)Increased performance and personal gains
E)B and C
6
Which of the following is a wise recommendation for exercise in the heat?
A)restrict water intake to prevent cramps
B)take salt tablets to inhibit sweating
C)exercise at noon to force body to adapt to the heat
D)wear heavy clothing to sweat the weight off
E)drink water before, during, and after exercise
7
Incontinence refers to
A)involuntary leakage of urine.
B)overheating during pregnancy.
C)females with more than normal amount of testosterone.
D)delayed menstrual cycle.
E)excessive alcohol consumption.
8
As much as 50% of the functional decline seen in aging is related to:
A)inactivity
B)overuse
C)obesity
D)stress
E)disease
9
Identify the false statement concerning aging and exercise.
A)The aging process can be slowed by exercise.
B)Benefits are proportional to type, intensity, and frequency of exercise.
C)Osteoporosis can be reduced by exercise.
D)A pulse of 140 bpm or higher is needed to produce fitness increases in the elderly.
E)None of the above.
10
Identify the unsafe or contraindicated exercise(s) from the list below:
A)sitting hamstring stretch
B)full head rolls
C)hurdler's stretch
D)b and c
E)all of these exercises are considered safe
11
Women improve at the same rate as men with regards to fitness.
A)True
B)False
12
Hypothermia is the life-threatening condition in which the body's temperature drops to a dangerous low level.
A)True
B)False
13
The body can acclimatize to heat, but cannot adapt to dehydration.
A)True
B)False
14
Addicted female athlete is the term for a female athlete who is underweight and nonmenstruating.
A)True
B)False
15
It is critical that individuals drink 8 glasses of water per day because fluids are not acquired from food.
A)True
B)False







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