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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



1

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?
A)non-risky
B)at risk
C)apparently healthy
D)clinically healthy
2

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.
3

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.
4

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
5

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.