2016.12.26 CSCS Daily Study Question

2016.12.26 CSCS Daily Study Question:

Your college student cousin is staying with you for the holidays and you notice that he eats nothing but protein. Turkey and ham for Christmas dinner. Turkey bacon and eggs for breakfast. Hamburgers and hot dogs without the buns for lunch. He tells you that he needs protein since he lifts a lot. You tell him that even people who do a lot of resistance training can probably get by with about 1.7g protein / kilogram of body weight. Your cousin weighs 165 pounds. If he were to follow your recommendation on protein intake, how many calories of protein would he be consuming per day?
(A) 127.5
(B) 280.5
(C) 510
(D) 561

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Correct Answer:
(C) 510

Explanation:
165 pounds divided by 2.2 pounds/kilogram = 75 kilograms.
75 kilograms x 1.7 grams of protein = 127.5 grams of protein per day
127.5 grams of protein x 4 calories per gram of protein = 510 calories of protein

Reference:
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd Edition p. 208

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).

2016.12.26 CSCS Daily Study Question

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