2016.08.22 CSCS Daily Study Question

2016.08.22 CSCS Daily Study Question:

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It’s your first day as the graduate assistant of a strength and conditioning coach at a Division I institution. The coach tosses you a roll of blue painters tape and tells you to set up a hexagon on the floor of the gym for the hexagon test. You’re having trouble remembering the dimensions of the hexagon used for the test, but you don’t want to have to look through your textbook for the first thing the coach has asked of you. Which of the following do you create?
(A) A five-sided figure with 18 inch sides
(B) A five-sided figure with 24 inch sides
(C) A six-sided figure with 18 inch sides
(D) A six-sided figure with 24 inch sides

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Correct Answer:
(D) A six-sided figure with 24 inch sides

Explanation:
A “hexagon” has six equal sides. A “pentagon” has five equal sides. The hexagon used in the hexagon test has sides that are 24 inches long.

Reference:
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd edition p. 264

These CSCS exam practice questions were created to help users study for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification exam from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Using CSCS exam practice questions is an efficient way to study the most relevant material for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist exam. CSCS exam practice questions can help you to remember important concepts and test your knowledge of the material in a no-pressure environment. The Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist designates that a fitness professional has the scientific and practical knowledge necessary to assist athletes to improve their physical performance.

If you’re like most strength and conditioning specialists, chances are that you like sports and you have a competitive mindset. For people who are competitive, doing practice questions is awesome because 1) they like to win, and 2) the sting of getting a question wrong burns the correct answer into the mind of a competitive person unlike any other learning method.

The Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is a four-hour-long, pencil and paper or computer-based examination. The Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist exam has two sections: “Scientific Foundations” and “Practical / Applied.” Each of these sections consist of questions that the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) feels are relevant to test the knowledge and experience of a candidate for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) professional credential. Certified strength conditioning specialist comprehensive questions from the Scientific Foundations section include anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics, and nutrition. certified strength conditioning specialist comprehensive questions from the Practical / Applied section include program design, exercise techniques, testing and evaluation, and organization / administration (NSCA, 2015).

2016.08.22 CSCS Daily Study Question

Links:
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