CSCS Questions: Chapter 1: Structure & Function of Body Systems

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All questions in this quiz are in reference to Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning (4th edition), Chapter 1: Structure & Function of Body Systems. This quiz displays a few random questions from the question bank so try each quiz multiple times (just reload the page after you finish). Good luck!

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CSCS Study Questions: Structure and Function of Body Systems (Chapter 1)

Chapter 1 of the Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning (4th edition) textbook was written by N. Travis Triplett, Ph.D. These CSCS study questions contain a general overview of basic exercise science, exercise physiology, and human anatomy that will be relevant for taking the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. This chapter covers macrostructure and microstructure of muscle and bone, the sarcomere, sliding filament theory, muscle cell activation, muscle fiber types and characteristics, motor units, proprioceptors (muscle spindles and golgi tendon organs) and their purpose, heart anatomy and function, electrocardiogram, blood vessels, the lungs, and air exchange.

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists

This page contains Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist CSCS study questions  to prepare for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. Certified strength and conditioning specialists are fitness professionals. They are specially trained and experienced in using the application of scientific principles to improve athletic performance. Certified strength and conditioning specialists assist athletes by designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs. Certified strength and conditioning specialists (CSCS) conducting sport-specific performance testing, provide guidance with nutrition, and assist with injury prevention strategies (NSCA, 2015).

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Exam

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 questions in the Scientific Foundations section include anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics, and nutrition. Certified strength conditioning specialist questions in the Practical / Applied section include program design, exercise techniques, testing and evaluation, and organization / administration (NSCA, 2015).

Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist CSCS Study Questions

This quiz features CSCS study Questions for Chapter 1 material: Structure and Function of the Muscular, Neuromuscular, Cardiovascular, and Respiratory Systems from Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning (3rd edition) textbook by Thomas R. Baechle and Roger W. Earle. This is the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recommended textbook to prepare for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam (NSCA, 2015)

 

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References:

National Strength and Conditioning Association. (2015, June 1). NSCA Certification Handbook. Retrieved from National Strength and Conditioning Association Website: http://www.nsca.com/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=36507225490

National Strength and Conditioning Association. (2015). CSCS Certification. Retrieved from National Strength and Conditioning Association: http://www.nsca.com/CSCS_Certification_2/

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