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Concepts of Fitness and Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach, 4/e
Chuck Corbin, Arizona State University
Ruth Lindsey
Gregory Welk, Iowa State University
William Corbin, University of Texas at Austin

Preparing for Physical Activity

Multiple Choice Quiz


Tom is 39 years old, has no known health problems, and answered "no" to 7 PAR-Q questions. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, what is his exercise risk category?
B)at risk
C)apparently healthy
D)clinically healthy

The most common mistake regarding footwear is
A)buying shoes that don't fit.
B)failing to replace shoes that are worn out.
C)failing to buy a light weight shoe.
D)failing to protect the arches and achilles tendons from trauma.

The easiest and best way to determine fluid loss during exercise in hot weather is to
A)monitor your urine output.
B)monitor the color of your urine.
C)drink 1-2 liters of Gatorade per hour.
D)check the ambient temperature and humidity regularly.

Which components of fitness should be emphasized in a warm-up?
A)Agility and coordination
B)Cardiovascular and flexibility
C)Muscular endurance and cardiovascular
D)Strength and flexibility

The cool-down after exercise should consist of
A)slow cardiovascular activity.
B)flexibility exercises.
C)exercises that develop muscular endurance.
D)slow cardiovascular activity and flexibility exercises.