2016.09.24 CSCS Daily Study Question:
One of your friends from graduate school calls and tells you that he’s coaching a high school softball team and their competition season is starting. He says that he’s had his athletes lifting hard during the off-season, but he wants to know how he can maintain their strength during the competition season without taking up too much of their time. You tell him that his team should be lifting with moderate intensity with 2 – 3 sets of 6 – 8 reps per resistance exercise, at approximately __________.
(A) 50% – 75% 1RM
(B) 80% – 85% 1RM
(C) 80% – 90% 1RM
(D) 93% 1RM or higher
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(B) 80% – 85% 1RM
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd edition p. 511
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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).
2016.09.24 CSCS Daily Study Question