2015.12.26 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.26 CSCS Daily Study Question:

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?

(A) 0.83 pounds
(B) 1.65 pounds
(C) 3.3 pounds
(D) 16.5 pounds

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2015.12.25 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.25 CSCS Daily Study Question:

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?

(A) Anabolic Steroids
(B) Beta-Adrenergic Agonists
(C) Beta-Alanine
(D) Human Growth Hormone

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2015.12.24 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.24 CSCS Daily Study Question:

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?

(A) 10 seconds
(B) 15 seconds
(C) 60 seconds
(D) 180 seconds

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2015.12.23 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.23 CSCS Daily Study Question:

You want to test the anaerobic capacity of one of your athletes. Which of the following tests would be the most appropriate in this situation?

(A) 1.5 mile run
(B) 40-yard sprint
(C) 300-yard shuttle run
(D) Hexagon test
(E) Pro agility test
(F) Sit-and-reach test
(G) T-test

 

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2015.12.22 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.22 CSCS Daily Study Question:

The treatment goal of the second phase of rehabilitation and reconditioning is to prevent excessive muscle atrophy and joint deterioration of the injured area. What is this phase called?

(A) Inflammation
(B) Remodeling
(C) Repair

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2015.12.21 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.21 CSCS Daily Study Question:

An athlete is performing the 300-yard shuttle run, which takes them approximately 60 seconds. Regarding the athlete’s primary energy system during this activity, which of the following statements are true?

(A) NAD+ is reduced
(B) NADH is oxidized
(C) Pyruvate is oxidized
(D) Pyruvate is converted to Acetyl CoA

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2015.12.20 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.20 CSCS Daily Study Question:

You are spotting an athlete on the incline dumbbell bench press. If the athlete needs assistance, you provide support or assistance movement at the…

(A) Dumbbells
(B) Elbows
(C) Upper Arm
(D) Wrist

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2015.12.19 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.19 CSCS Daily Study Question:

You are instructing an athlete on the use of the flat bench press. You tell the athlete to lower the bar to make light contact with their body at the…

(A) Clavicle-level
(B) Navel-level
(C) Nipple-level
(D) Waist-level

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New NSCA Executive Director: Michael Massik

New NSCA Executive Director: Michael Massik

Michael Massik to be new NSCA Executive Director

Colorado Springs, CO — A seasoned professional with a history of leading nonprofit, membership-based associations, Michael Massik joins the NSCA as Executive Director effective in January 2016. “Michael brings a wealth of experience from his work with nonprofits, but also has experience working with the sport of weightlifting which is closely aligned with the strength and conditioning profession,” explains Dr. Greg Haff, NSCA Board President. “His documented ability to increase membership in his previous roles coupled with his ability to enhance the overall member experience makes Michael a very unique individual. His skill sets align well with the NSCA’s future goals and having him join the NSCA family allows us to continue to focus on improving the member experience whilst maintain our organization’s core values.” As Executive Director, Massik will be responsible for all of the day-to-day activities of the staff at headquarters and will report to the NSCA Board of Directors.

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2015.12.18 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.18 CSCS Daily Study Question:

You are instructing an athlete on the use of the low-pulley seated row (machine) exercise. You tell the athlete to pull the handles toward their…

(A) Abdomen
(B) Chest
(C) Face
(D) Pelvis

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2015.12.17 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.17 CSCS Daily Study Question:

Which of the following choices generally has a greater range of motion?

(A) Dynamic Flexibility
(B) Static Flexibility

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Correct Answer:
(A) Dynamic Flexibility

Reference:
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd edition p. 297

 

 

These CSCS exam practice questions were created to help users study for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification exam from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Using CSCS exam practice questions is an efficient way to study the most relevant material for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist exam. CSCS exam practice questions can help you to remember important concepts and test your knowledge of the material in a no-pressure environment. The Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist designates that a fitness professional has the scientific and practical knowledge necessary to assist athletes to improve their physical performance.

If you’re like most strength and conditioning specialists, chances are that you like sports and you have a competitive mindset. For people who are competitive, doing practice questions is awesome because 1) they like to win, and 2) the sting of getting a question wrong burns the correct answer into the mind of a competitive person unlike any other learning method.

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

2015.12.17 CSCS Daily Study Question

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2015.12.16 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.16 CSCS Daily Study Question:

When conducting athletic testing, which of the following tests should be conducted on a separate day, if possible?

(A) 1RM Power Clean
(B) 1.5 mile run
(C) 40-Yard Sprint
(D) Pro Agility Test

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Correct Answer:
(B) 1.5 mile run

Explanation:
Aerobic endurance testing (like the 1.5 mile run) should be conducted after all other forms of physical testing. If possible, aerobic endurance testing should be conducted on a separate day.

Reference:
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd edition p. 245

 

These CSCS exam practice questions were created to help users study for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification exam from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Using CSCS exam practice questions is an efficient way to study the most relevant material for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist exam. CSCS exam practice questions can help you to remember important concepts and test your knowledge of the material in a no-pressure environment. The Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist designates that a fitness professional has the scientific and practical knowledge necessary to assist athletes to improve their physical performance.

If you’re like most strength and conditioning specialists, chances are that you like sports and you have a competitive mindset. For people who are competitive, doing practice questions is awesome because 1) they like to win, and 2) the sting of getting a question wrong burns the correct answer into the mind of a competitive person unlike any other learning method.

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

2015.12.16 CSCS Daily Study Question

Links:
National Strength & Conditioning Association

2015.12.15 CSCS Daily Study Question

2015.12.15 CSCS Daily Study Question:

Which of the following conditions is a more severe condition of decreased bone mineral density?

(A) Muscular Dystrophy
(B) Osteopenia
(C) Osteoperosis
(D) Sarcopenia

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Correct Answer:
(C) Osteoperosis

Explanation:
Osteoperosis is a bone mineral density that is more than 2.5 standard deviations below the young adult mean. Osteopenia is a bone mineral density that is more than 1 to 2.5 standard deviations below the young adult mean.

Reference:
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd edition p. 154

 

These CSCS exam practice questions were created to help users study for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification exam from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Using CSCS exam practice questions is an efficient way to study the most relevant material for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist exam. CSCS exam practice questions can help you to remember important concepts and test your knowledge of the material in a no-pressure environment. The Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist designates that a fitness professional has the scientific and practical knowledge necessary to assist athletes to improve their physical performance.

If you’re like most strength and conditioning specialists, chances are that you like sports and you have a competitive mindset. For people who are competitive, doing practice questions is awesome because 1) they like to win, and 2) the sting of getting a question wrong burns the correct answer into the mind of a competitive person unlike any other learning method.

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

2015.12.15 CSCS Daily Study Question

Links:
National Strength & Conditioning Association