2021.08.04 CSCS Strength and Conditioning Coach Study Question

2021.08.04 CSCS Strength and Conditioning Coach Study Question:

A very eager parent calls your office at the start of the summer and tells you that his son will be starting high school in the fall. The parent wants to know how often he should be having his son training with weights over the summer to prepare for football season. After asking the parent some back ground information on the athlete, you find out that the student has no prior resistance training experience. You tell the parent that the student should be instructed by a NSCA-certified strength and conditioning coach to ensure proper technique is learned and that beginner athletes should be resistance training up to __________ times per week.
(A) 1-2
(B) 3-4
(C) 5-6
(D) 7+

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2021.07.30 CSCS Strength and Conditioning Coach Study Question

2021.07.30 CSCS Strength and Conditioning Coach Study Question:

Your sitting through an anatomy lecture while checking March Madness scores on your iPhone when your professor calls your name and asks you, “Alpha motor neurons leave the spinal column through which root?”
(A) Dorsal Root
(B) Lateral Root
(C) Ventral Root

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2021.07.19 CSCS Daily Study Question

2021.07.19 CSCS Daily Study Question:

An athlete is about to step onto the court in a championship basketball game. As a result of the stress from this event, the athlete’s internal organs, blood vessels, and digestive tract behave differently than they would if the athlete were at rest. The organs, blood vessels, and digestive tract are under __________ control.
(A) Autonomic
(B) Somatic

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2021.07.12 CSCS Daily Study Question

2021.07.12 CSCS Daily Study Question:

During the eccentric portion of the standing barbell curl, the I-bands of the sarcomeres within the biceps brachii muscle are…
(A) Contracting
(B) Lengthening
(C) Not changing in length

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2021.07.09 CSCS Daily Study Question

2021.07.09 CSCS Daily Study Question:

An athlete is performing the bench press exercise in “explosive” fashion. The athlete is attempting to accelerate the barbell as quickly as possible from the bottom position of the lift (against the chest) to the uppermost position of the lift (elbows fully extended). At which point in the exercise’s range of motion does the athlete feel the greatest resistance to the current load?
(A) Bottom (near the chest)
(B) Middle
(C) Top (elbows fully extended)

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