2017.05.13 CSCS Daily Study Question:
Your professor is giving a lecture on aging and how it affects athletic performance. The professor puts a chart (see image above) on the class screen and tells you that the arrow points to the location where a 68-year-old male client falls on the average bone mineral density range. The professor turns to the class and asks, “When you look at this chart, do you think this client has a medical condition?” You confidently raise your hand and announce to the class that the client has __________.
(D) None of the above
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(D) None of the above
If this chart shows the range of bone mineral density for adult men, the average mineral density score is the mean (middle of the curve). Low bone mineral density conditions such as osteopenia and osteroperosis occur when the client has bone mineral density that is below the mean:
- -1 to -2.5 standard deviations below the mean for osteopenia
- -2.5 or more standard deviations below the mean for osteoperosis
An “osteoblast” is a cell that creates the bone matrix.
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd Edition p. 154
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2017.05.13 CSCS Daily Study Question