Miami, Fla. — University of Miami Athletic Director Mark James won’t be renewing the contract for current strength and conditioning head coach Andreu Swasey. After 15 seasons at Miami, Swasey won’t be retained by head football coach Mark Richt.
Knowing that today is the start of the new year, you set a goal for yourself to crush the CSCS exam and obtain your strength training credential. After thoroughly preparing for the exam, which of the following characteristics would you likely exhibit when in an ideal performance state?
(A) Absence of fear
(B) Accelerated sense of time / space
(C) Excessive self-analysis of performance
(D) Preoccupation with activities outside of the exam Continue Reading / scroll down for answer…..
Coach Kazlauskas, the head football coach of your college’s football team, comes into your office and says that his team is not eating well and he thinks it’s hindering their performance. The players are all on a school meal plan so they eat three meals a day in the school’s all-you-can-eat cafeteria. The problem is that they’re just choosing the foods that they like and not making good nutritional choices. Some guys are eating entire meals of fried chicken and other players are loading up on ice cream. Since the school has no budget for a sport nutritionist, he wants you to talk to his players about proper nutrition and to give the players and coaches a few answers to their various food and nutrition questions. Coach Kazlauskashas gathered the entire team in a classroom near your office where they’ll be asking you questions about nutrition.
One of your athletes is a 5’8 165 pound wrestler. He needs to lose some body fat for the upcoming wrestling season. Given his current weight, what is the maximum amount of body fat he could lose in a single week without leading to dehydration, loss of lean tissue, and / or decreased vitamin and mineral status?
Santa Claus was working out in his workshop’s weight room on the north pole when he noticed how ridiculously big one of his elves had gotten over the past year. Being the good boss that he is, Santa is always concerned for the well-being of his workers and wouldn’t want to see anyone suffering from adverse health effects associated with performance-enhancing drugs. If Santa were to conduct a random drug test for his workers / athletes, which anabolic performance-enhancing drug (of the following choices) would not be detectable in a urine-based test?
You are assigning one of your athletes to perform 1RM power cleans. A single repetition of this exercise takes your athlete approximately 3 seconds to complete. Which of the following rest periods will you assign for this athlete between each repetition?