Friday, August 31, 2012

September Health Questionnaire

Answers will be posted on September 15th

1.       What are the benefits of varying your exercise workout routine?
A.      Prevent boredom associated with doing the same thing
B.      Avoid or delay reaching a plateau in performance and results
C.      All of the above
D.      None of the above

2.       VO2 Max is defined as reaching a point at which oxygen intake cannot increase, even though more work is being performed?
A.      True
B.      False

3.       Why is warming up before exercising important?
A.      Increase body temperature
B.      Increase blood flow to the heart
C.      Increase blood flow to the working muscles
D.      Decrease the viscosity of the muscle
E.       All of the above

4.       Training your abdominal muscles every day is ok?
A.      True
B.      False

5.       Which one of the following caloric conversions is Incorrect?
A.      1 gram of fat = 9 calories
B.      1 gram of protein = 4 calories
C.      1 gram of carbohydrate = 7 calories
D.      1 gram of alcohol = 7 calories

6.       How many calories of protein would you consume if you ate 2 servings of a food that contained 7 grams of protein per serving?
A.      14
B.      28
C.      56
D.      98

7.        Eating too much protein (in excess of one’s needs), will be converted to and stored  as fat,  and can lead to possible dehydration?
A.      True
B.      False

8.        How many calories does muscle tissue burn per pound per day?
A.      2-3
B.      3-4
C.      5-8
D.      7-10

9.       Low-intensity (40-70% of VO2 Max) exercise can help reduce hypertension?
A.      True
B.      False

10.   When traveling to a hot environment (95+ degrees), how long does it take the average healthy person to acclimate to the heat?
A.      2-3 days
B.      5-8 days
C.      10-14 days
D.      14-17 days

11.   Can weight training help to increase bone mass?
A.      Yes
B.      No

12.   Drinking coffee 1 hour prior to a workout has been shown to increase upper body strength in resistance-trained men?
A.      True
B.      False

13.   Which of the following is the best exercise format for getting rid of belly fat?
A.      Slow and steady activity
B.      Intervals
C.      All of the above
D.      None of the above

14.   What is the reason most people gain weight as they get older?
A.      Gravity
B.      Slower metabolism
C.      Genetics
D.      Sleep longer

15.   Which of the following is NOT a source of the mineral Beta-Carotene?
A.      Spinach
B.      Carrots
C.      Apricots
D.      Apple

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