2016.08.26 CSCS Daily Study Question

2016.08.26 CSCS Daily Study Question:

hip sled leg press

You’re teaching a new client how to use the hip sled machine when she asks how far she should allow her hips to flex eccentrically before performing the concentric action of the exercise. Which of the following choices represents the end point of the eccentric motion for the hip sled exercise?
(A) Buttocks makes contact with the seat
(B) Heels rise off the foot platform
(C) Hips are flexed until thighs are parallel with the torso
(D) Shin is parallel to the direction of the sled

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Correct Answer:
(B) Heels rise off the foot platform

Explanation:
The end point of the eccentric portion of the hip sled exercise depends on the athlete’s range of motion. Allow the hips and knees to flex until the thighs are parallel to the foot platform, the buttocks lose contact with the seat, the hips roll off the back pad, or the heels rise off the foot platform.

Reference:
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd edition p. 349

 

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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).

2016.08.26 CSCS Daily Study Question

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